Monthly Archives: July 2014

Run Melbourne 2014

Almost beat Joe! The stats tell the story – I completed my race in exactly 40 minutes; my 24 year old son pipped me at the post with 38.17. So close! He almost got to buy me dinner! Of course, … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to Australia

1.2 hours from Melbourne, satiated by scramble eggs in that inimitable airline style and fortified by 6 hours deep sleep (I almost managed to lie fully horizontal by reclining my seat, sliding right down and sticking both legs under the seat … Continue reading

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Melbourne

Arrived safely, minor run in with customs … Well, what can I say? Chilly but fascinating, cosmopolitan city that looks pretty awesome from our high rise city apartment, whenever we can actually get in it. Being the first guests is … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

So far so good – will write more when (or if) I have the energy…

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Travelling ‘Down Under’ – Preparation

I’ve decided not to post on Facebook (well, not much – it’s so damn addictive) whilst on our Summer 2014 adventure to visit Joe. No, I figure my vast army of fans will far prefer to read something more substantial … Continue reading

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Empty nest syndrome

So, at what point does the hollowness of the bedraggled nest hit home? It’s almost imperceptible, that drift from the tote containing wet wipes, snack provisions, spare sets of clothing and a hundred and one vital provisions, towards the tiny … Continue reading

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