Month: September 2006

Near Death Experience

I nearly died this afternoon, crushed to death by a fallen tree. OK, maybe that’s being a little dramatic, but as you can see from...

Smoking Laws

Damien and I went for a drink or two this afternoon at his local hotel, the Captain Cook at Millers Point. In line with the...

Beautiful Week

It’s been a reasonably quiet week on the holiday front. I’ve been going out for a mid morning coffee most days, have been reading and...

The Book Of Revelation

This afternoon I went to see “The Book Of Revelation”, the new film by Ana Kokkinos who also made “Head On”. Unlike “Head On”, which...

How The Other Half Lives

My big task for the day was a visit to the Sydney Jewish Museum, as I’d seen somewhere they have an exhibition at the moment...

Grumpy Old Man

As much as I love dance music, I gotta say I’m a little bored with it, as it hasn’t really changed much in the last...

Blake Prize

I’ve just been to see The Blake Prize for Religious Art at the National Art School in Darlinghurst, and really enjoyed viewing many of the...

Kitchen Stories

I read the other day that, although Swedish and Norwegian are quite different languages, native speakers can mostly, easily understand what the other is saying....

September 11, 2006

I remember vividly the night of the attacks. Damien and I were watching the late night news when, all of a sudden newsreader, Sandra Sulley,...

Eurobeat – The Musical

Last night, Graeme and I went to see the new Australian musical based on the Eurovision Song Contest, Eurobeat, and we can both highly recommend...

Mornington Peninsula

I’ve just returned home from a terrific week’s holiday on the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne. I feel fully rested, have had some terrific experiences...