Category Archives: Gratitude

2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 7)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 October September became October, and my new job continued. There were some initial hiccups – there was a delay in getting my first pay, and I came down … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: Bankruptcy – Year Five

Year One Year Two Year Three Year Four It’s Valentine’s Day again, which is an important date in my life. As long-time readers will know, however, it’s not because of love or romance. On 14 February 2011, I was declared … Continue reading

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2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Sunday, 20 September 2015. Once again, I arrived via Greyhound at Canberra’s Jolimont Centre just after noon. It was a nice pleasant day in Civic. Soon I was at the … Continue reading

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2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 5)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 August July became August, and the job-hunting continued. And there was another big task for August – building a Lego display for Canberra Brick Expo 2015, at month’s end. A few months … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: The Zoo Expedition (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 It was a quiet night as I walked southwards along the Pacific Highway out of Crows Nest and into North Sydney. I had first made this walk way back in late 2002, from one of the … Continue reading

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Kindle: Year Four

Kindle Kindle, again Kindle: Year One Kindle: Year Two Kindle: Year Three Back in April, I was so caught up in the excitement of not having to work, and spending most of my days building LEGO, that I completely forgot … Continue reading

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2015: A Life Odyssey (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 As I write this, it’s been three months since I stopped working. It feels like both a long and a short time ago. March Before I finished working, I had already made plans for March: learning … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut 630 George Street, thank you and all the best

Thursday, 21 January 2015. Just before 5pm, as I have done countless times since 2007, I arrived at one of my regular dinner haunts – Pizza Hut, 630 George Street, Sydney. One of the staff who knew me and served … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: Seven Bridges to Cross (Part 5)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The Seventh Bridge: The Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney NSW At first, the Walk from Lane Cove Village was uneventful. Soon, I found myself descending a long but pleasant and not-too-steep slope alongside … Continue reading

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Building Again (Part 2)

Part 1 I traveled down to Liverpool and the 2013 Sydney Model Railway Exhibition. Soon, I found the display by the Lego group and the two members manning it. I introduced myself and we spent the next hour or so … Continue reading

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