In honour of 🌎 emoji day. Here is a short post. 🤷♀️🖥🙁 😱😱🖥💩💩😢 💔🖥👎🏼⁉️ 🖥👎🏼😳 📲👷🏼♂️🙏💊⚒ 💲💲💲 🔜😃 So what's my story?
Don’t you like the sound of that?! A rich cognitive lifestyle! A rich cognitive lifestyle is one where you are learning new things all the time. The learning should be sustained, complex and preferably include a physical and social aspect as well. Learning a new language, for instance, is a great activity.
Move over Max and Priscilla - the Old Chook is coming to town! To Broken Hill that is, one of the richest mining areas in Australia. As of a few days ago, I have accepted a one year secondment to work in Broken Hill commencing in January 2019. Broken Hill is in far west … Continue reading Go west Old Chook!
I wonder if it’s is ever sunny and clear as the shuttle bus to the hotel passes under a digital sign that lets me know there is 3.24ppm of something in the air - particulates I expect. Many people wear face masks.
Once again I was standing in a snake-y queue. This time in Sydney, waiting to board the American Express SkyTrain at Taronga Park Zoo as part of Vivid, Sydney. It would take ten to fifteen minutes to get to the front to the line. The family ahead of me was having a great time. “Ok … Continue reading Yoni and the smelly underpants
Australia is a constitutional monarchy. The Queen of Australia - Queen Elizabeth the 1st (She is Elizabeth the 2nd in the UK but only the first Elizabeth we have had) has very little sway these days in terms of our laws, the parliament and that sort of thing but we still get a public holiday … Continue reading The Sad Case of the Vanished Cracker Night.
The "Park Run" is a free event that happens in lots of different places world-wide on Saturday mornings. It's a 5km timed run/walk organised by volunteers. There are three park runs near where I live in Wollongong, but strangely there wasn't one in New York. This weekend I am in Old Bar on the Mid … Continue reading A run in the Park.
The last 5 mL of rich golden liquid had been lingering in the bottom of that “parfum” bottle for a few years now. Chanel No 5, one of the last gifts the ex had given me. He had always been good with gifts. Much more thoughtful than me. I tended to buy very inappropriate ones … Continue reading Magical Chanel
This post is an experiment. It's a short story. It has very strong Australian cultural themes so it may not translate well to an international market.... BUT.... I wanted to give it a go. So no photos and way more than the usual 1000 words or less and it's total fiction.
Harbour Bridge - tick! Opera House - tick Ferry to Manly - tick! Taronga Zoo - tick! Luna Park - tick! Have you got the feeling of "been there-done that" with your visit to Sydney? Trying to save a bit of cash? Here’s a fun, free activity for families. Walking along the Lavender Bay foreshore … Continue reading Snapshot of Sydney: Little Surprises in Lavender Bay