Life Changing Year – 2008

Well, that’s most definitely NOT the way I feel about this year. Rather it’s been one of the most amazing years of my life. For me, it’s been a year of extreme highs and extreme lows. I feel like I’ve ended the year , though in a pretty good state of mind, and with a …

Din Tai Fung

As I walked in to work today it was pretty bloody quiet around Sydney. The streets were quiet. All of the buses looked half empty. And then when I actually got to work itself, it was quiet even there. Even though it’s supposed to be a quiet time of the year, I work in an …

Newtown

Going to Newtown is always a bit of an adventure for me. Although it’s only a short distance away, and I know people who live in the area, Newtown has never been at the top of my list of destinations. I mean, I really like Newtown and I’ve toyed from time to time with living …

Ikea Saturday

Ikea at Rhodes is big. Really big. Much bigger than the one I used to have at nearby Moore Park. I was so upset when Moore Park Ikea closed. It was so convenient, being only a ten minute walk from home. Getting to Rhodes was a far more complex affair, especially since there was track-work …

The Night I Met Eartha

I worked today. It was an early start, meaning I had to be at work at about 4.30am. Along the way I picked up the newspapers from the Taylor Square Newsagency. I did my job. I came home. And then I went to sleep for a while. And then I woke up and read the …