Category Archives: Happiness

The Return of Black and Blue Man (Part 1)

Just after 10:30pm, Friday, 26 January 2018. Finally, it was time. I sat down to something I hadn’t done for…yikes, almost a year now. After putting it off for so long, how would I go? There was only one way … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part Four

Prologue Part One Part Two Part Three Bridge Five: The Gladesville Bridge I headed north-west through suburban Drummoyne. And as I neared the Gladesville Bridge, I was surprised to find that it was almost noon. Back in 2014, I had … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part Two

Prologue Part One The Day Before: The Bumpy Road to North Sydney Saturday, 29 October 2016. Today I would be travelling to the Rydges North Sydney to check in for the next three nights. I could have gotten there by … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Part One

Prologue Planning: The Four Very Important Things As I mentioned in my previous post, there were four very important things I’d have to do differently this year to ensure that I completed the 7 Bridges Walk. The first and easiest … Continue reading

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Seven Bridges to Cross Again: Prologue

Back in 2014, I made my first attempt at the Seven Bridges Walk. As I recounted in my series ‘Seven Bridges to Cross’, it was a very interesting experience – if at times a very grueling one – and despite … Continue reading

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It’s been one year

PROLOGUE I had originally begun writing this post a few weeks ago…but two tries later, it just wasn’t working. Last night, I began another post about a different subject…but that didn’t work either. But while trying to write last night’s … Continue reading

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The jazz oases

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, just before 2pm. I’d just checked in at the Abode Hotel Woden, and now I was entering my room – where I was greeted by an unexpected sound. Music. I listened to the music as I … Continue reading

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The night oasis

First – to regular and long-time readers, an apology. It’s now been over three months since I last posted here. Don’t worry – nothing major happened to me. The only things that did happen were busyness elsewhere (some good, some … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: North by Northeast, and Back (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 The drizzle continued as I followed Military Road back into Neutral Bay, but I left my compact umbrella in my travel-vest pocket. I smiled as I passed many restaurants filled with diners. Soon, I was crossing … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Walking Man: North by Northeast, and Back (Part 2)

Part 1 I continued north up the long slope of Miller Street and passed more locations from my past. On one side of Miller was the Rydges North Sydney, where one year I’d attended a work function and another year … Continue reading

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