Category Archives: Fear

Black and Blue Walking Man: Berowra to Hornsby, perhaps (Part 2)

Part 1 It was 10:45am when I left Berowra station and began heading south alongside the Pacific Highway. There was a footpath, but shortly after it came to an end. I looked across the Highway and saw that there was … Continue reading

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Eating most of my food with a knife and fork

Yesterday in The Sydney Morning Herald, I was amused to read that UK Prime Minister David Cameron was recently criticised for eating a hot dog with a knife and fork. I was amused not because I think what he did … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis (Part 2)

Part 1 For the first six months or so, 2012 hadn’t been a bad year. During the last six months, though, things changed. At that time, my five years of therapy with my psychiatrist Dr. Khan came to an end … Continue reading

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2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 1)

Thursday, 28 January 2015. A week ago, a major era of my life had ended with the closing of a restaurant I had been visiting for almost 28 years. Today, it was the beginning of the end for another major … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: Berowra to Hornsby, perhaps (Part 1)

Wednesday, 21 January 2015. Just before 9:45am, I boarded yet another train at Town Hall station with yet another Subway lunch. The train headed north, and as most of the next hour passed I ate my lunch and read on … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis (Part 1)

In 2006, English travel writer Mike Carter spent six months motorcycling almost 20,000 miles around Europe. His 2008 book Uneasy Rider: Travels Through A Mid-Life Crisis is his amusing and thought-provoking account of that experience. What prompted Carter to undertake … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: Beecroft to Rozelle Bay (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 I walked uphill into downtown Drummoyne. Unfortunately, it was a more grim version of Gladesville – which did little for my disappointed mood from the Gladesville Bridge. As well, what felt like a big blister was … Continue reading

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