Category Archives: holidays
Anzac Day today of course, and there’s much to be said for the value of remembrance, and the meanings we draw from the day. I think there’s much to be said for who’s losing that meaning now, and why. Is … Continue reading
Fun day in Manly — after just one half hour appointment we had the whole day free otherwise. Will went on a group excursion, Alex stayed with me and we went to Max Brenners for a drink. We all saw … Continue reading
A bit overcast, but always fun. Some appointments, some beach walks.
Off to Sydney again for a few days at Manly and Royal Far West, then at Epping and a Westmead visit. Long trip, so much mountain traffic!!!
Only four days work this week, but that was quite enough. Nothing went wrong per se at all, but it all just seemed so long and so tiring… And there’s still one more week left till end of term. Much … Continue reading
Cold Chisel said it 30 years ago: Ita Buttrose has done some excellent work for Alzheimer’s and related charities, and this is what the award mostly represents. But she’s also a media trailblazer, and that did make a difference. Generally, … Continue reading
Which is what my son called it today. Which is kind of funny, but given that it is the night before Australia Day of course, I’m not surprised he picked up on that. I’m fairly conflicted about Australia Day. I’m … Continue reading
Happy Mothers Day to all the Mums out there. They do a lot for sons and husbands and children all year round, so the least we can do is repay them whenever we can, but at least on one day … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to all… Hope you have had or are having a great day, hope you get something and give something equally good, and hope you spend the day with just the right people. Some snapshots of my day: Have … Continue reading
Some things are best said in person, and when they can’t be, they’re best said on video: