Category Archives: Pain

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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Black and Blue Walking Man: Beecroft to Rozelle Bay (Part 2)

Part 1 About 10-15 minutes after my last break I approached the Gladesville Bridge, one of Sydney’s major bridges. But as I drew closer, a problem emerged. It seemed that a pedestrian footpath didn’t lead onto the bridge but instead … Continue reading

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Patting a dog

Thursday, 28 November 2013, approaching 11pm. I’d just stepped through the front door to my apartment building when I saw a young woman coming down the stairs from the first floor. I then noticed that she also had a young … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 2)

Part 1 The day arrived for my first appointment with the psychologist. I left my office at mid-afternoon and walked from North Sydney down to nearby Milsons Point, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Luna Park nearby. I arrived at … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 1)

Early 2006. I was working for another Canberra-based account, and once again travel was required – which at first was exciting. To my mild disappointment, however, it turned out that I would only going down there for one day – … Continue reading

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International Black and Blue Man (Part 1)

For a long time, overseas travel was something I never contemplated. There were three main reasons why. One reason was lack of interest. Visiting other countries did have some appeal, but not that much – and for a long time, … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Saturday, 14 June 2003: morning It was bright and sunny outside, a good day for a friend’s wedding that afternoon. And I was looking forward to going. I’d just finished … Continue reading

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