Year in Review – 2005

525,600 minutes, 525,000 moments so dear. 525,600 minutes – how do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee. In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife. In 525,600 minutes – how do you measure a year in the life? How about love? How about love? How about …

Brunswick Heads Revisited

It’s Thursday afternoon. Another blisteringly hot day in Lismore. I’ve neither eaten nor drunk water for several days now. There is no moisture left in my body to produce sweat. I am near death. I am sure I will surely die. OK, so maybe that’s a little melodramatic, but it’s still bloody hot in Lismore. …

Biloxing Day Blues

It’s Boxing Day and I’m in Lismore, Northern NSW. I’m not sure of the current temperature, except to say that it’s not as hot as yesterday or the day before when the temperature reached the late 30s. What a whirlwind couple of days it’s been since I last wrote. Before coming up to Lismore I …

What’s in iTunes

Open iTunes/iPod or Winamp to answer the following. Go to your library. Answer, no matter how embarrassing it is. At the end, add your own word to search for. How many songs? 1908 Sort by artist First artist: 3-11 Porter Last artist: Yoko Ono Sort by song title First Song: : ‘Night Mother Last Song: …

Christmas Party Season

It’s Sunday night and I’ve just had dinner, one of those terrific Margherita pizzas from Crust at Surry Hills. It marks the end of a long weekend of fun, with my friend Pat, visiting from Canberra. I’m not exactly sure when the Christmas Party season started, though I think it may have been the Walkey …

Sunny Saturday

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m sitting at home with the blinds drawn. It’s bloody hot outside today and the drawn blinds, combined with shorts only and a floor fan is the most environmentally friendly way I can think of to keep cool. Mind you, I could always go the shopping centre or the pub? Hmmm… …