Category Archives: Happiness

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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Black and Blue Walking Man: North by Northeast, and Back (Part 1)

Wednesday, 16 March 2016. It had been almost four weeks since my last job had ended. Since then, it had been back on the job-hunting trail via my PC at home. And once again, as I’d experienced during a previous … Continue reading

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‘Sideways’

Way back in early 2005, one of the first movies I saw at the cinema that year was the American comedy-drama Sideways, adapted from the novel by Rex Pickett. Sideways is about two friends in their early 40s, Miles (Paul … Continue reading

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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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