This is what I am going to do. I am going to publish my stories as a page. Most of you know what that is but some won’t. A page appears on a blog in a slightly different place. Every time I publish a story I will add it to this post which will always be available and I will give you the Link. There … Continue reading My stories. The list.
I have wanted to write about Helen and our gang at Engineering but it has always seemed too soon after she died to write about it so I put it off. So why now? Because we are all getting old and I might never get around to it if I don’t. Why not before? Why not while it was fresh in my mind? Because I … Continue reading Title – leave blank.
I am planning on going to Tasmania foe about four weeks and I don’t know if I can process photographs while I am there, so I will leave you with a few old photos to keep your respective minds attuned. Not going til Tuesday so I may post some more photographs before then. Continue reading Just some things to look at!
I’m so glad I live in Australia. To all intents and purposes we didn’t get Covid. Well we did and we spent a lot of money making sure it wasn’t as bad as other countries. In January 2020 I got a double dose of Malaria due to two things: first of all I went to Ethiopia where Malaria is prevalent and secondly against all reasonable … Continue reading Covid and Malaria.
He was getting old and I tried to drop in to his nursing home as often as I could. “Dad, Did you ever have any pets when you were kids?” “No. Not that I remember. Why do you ask?” Because I’m trying to find out in my own silly way what I can about Alzheimer’s and you are my experiment, I could have said but … Continue reading Grandfather’s Boxing Club
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This time last year, my partner and I were looking forward to one thing: Camping 🏕 We love going during winter, because it’s cold, wet, and generally miserable, which increases the chances of us having the area to ourselves. Most other people don’t like the cold and wet- but we… well, we don’t like the ‘wet’ 🌧, but… Continue reading Vindication
I did stop and have another chat with Domenico. This time I took a bottle of Absinthe. I was just a little tired of Cassis. “What’s the occasion this time?” he asked as he opened the bottle. “No occasion. I was getting sick of your Cassis so I thought you could do with a change.” “My Cassis! I hate the stuff. I only drank it … Continue reading Yianni’s Story.
Garrulous Gwendoline of Reluctant Retiree fame has been writing about some of her adventures flying from one side of the globe to the other. And never being overly reluctant to trade stories with a storyteller I thought I’d add a little of my own. We were travelling with a eight to ten month old baby boy and contrary to some tales of woe we found … Continue reading Aussies in Europe – half a century ago.
My little WiFi mouse has died, He’s been with me for years He ran around my desktop screen Sans ratchets, cogs or gears He runs as quick as anything From ‘Help’ across to ‘Home’ I’d drop him often by mistake While writing of my tome. I’m making use of his old Dad – The mouse I had before – Who’s tethered to the desktop’s rear … Continue reading An untimely death.
Took a stroll around Lake Wendouree in the late afternoon and the sun finally beat me. If you click on one you can see it as a slide show but it is big and takes a while to load. Continue reading Ballarat Autumn Sunshine
I have no idea why they are called ghost gums. Continue reading Ghost Gums