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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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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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Rust and Marty and Steve and Danno (Part 2)

Part 1 As it turned out, True Detective was nowhere near as intense as I thought it may have been. Also, a lot of it in terms of story was quite familiar, although I don’t say that from a smug … Continue reading

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Return to the Garden of Eden

Mid-morning, Tuesday 8 July 2014. It was the second morning of the second week of grueling work. I had only gotten up barely two hours before, but already I was feeling tired from poor sleep. I wanted to go back … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 Five more weeks of appointments went by. Wherever possible, I booked each week’s appointment for Friday afternoons as a good way to end the working week. At the time I often walked home across the Sydney … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: The Website That Saved My Life (Part 4)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Most of the time, I have a good memory – which has been both a blessing and a curse. I remember a lot about when I applied for bankruptcy, but not everything. Most of … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: The Website That Saved My Life (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 Mid-morning, Tuesday 21 December, 2010. My eldest sister, her kids and I drove to that town near her home. Sis dropped me off at the dentist and went away for the next few hours to do … Continue reading

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