Category Archives: Gratitude

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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Yet again, one does not simply walk into Clouston & Hall Booksellers

Friday, 22 August 2014. For the first time in more than two years, I was back in one of my favourite places in the world – Canberra. That in itself was enjoyable enough, but there were two other reasons why … Continue reading

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