New Technology

In the midst of another otherwise crazy day at work – I feel like I’m juggling chainsaws at Circular Quay – there was one bright spark. I ordered a DAB+ and WIFI internet radio off the net the other day, and it arrived around lunchtime. Ever since I bought my WIFI micro system the other …

Moving House #2

It was another exhausting day of helping a friend organise his stuff, as he explains on his blog. My responsibility today moved from vinyl – yesterday – to cassettes, books, and miscellaneous paperwork. “Oh my God”, I shouted at one point, to the interest of my friends. I discovered a cassette tape of a radio …

Moving House

No, not me. It’s my friend The Best Judge who is moving house in the next week or so. So I spent much of the day, along with another friend, helping him put things into boxes, and carrying things up and down stairs. Although I’m a BIT of a hoarder, The Best Judge is on …

Great City

“Sydney is such a great city” a mate said to me late this afternoon. We were sitting having a glass of wine at The Woolloomooloo Wharf, enjoying the warmth of a winter’s day in Sydney, and reflecting on how lucky we both were. Both of us have jobs we love, and we’re both generally pretty …

Big Red

There’s something a little scary about asking for directions in King’s Cross. Anyone you go up to ask for help is either a little scarey themselves, or perhaps thinking you’re looking to ask them for money or sex. In the end, I asked a bouncer outside a bar if he knew where “The Bootleg Bar” …

Wednesday

It was pub night, of course, though with a twist. As political events unfolded, I left my friends at the pub to head in to work. Dramatic times, indeed.