Month: December 2010

Year in Review 2010

As I sit down on New Years Eve to think about what’s happened in my life this year, there’s so much to reflect upon: overseas...

More History

I went in search today of details about the still-born child my mum and dad had back in 1953. As with many things in my...

Flashback

There was a feeling of deja vu as we watched the “ethnic drumming” which opened the Tropical Fruits Film Festival in Lismore today. A couple...

Scanning The Past

Although I was a reasonably fat as a baby and I’m reasonably fat right now, there was a time from about 1980 to 1990 when...

After the rain

My holiday took another unexpected turn today, as I found myself on ABC North Coast radio for most of the afternoon and early evening doing...

Boxing Day

I feel sorry for the people who live in the house around the corner that burned down on Christmas Eve. Even though it was raining...

The River’s Up

There was an additional activity to the usual Christmas Day routine in our family: we spent an hour or so driving around looking at the...

Christmas Eve

A few weeks ago my sister asked me if I was on Skype? This surprised me at the time, because she’s never really been one...

Work and Life

There was a lot of talk, both at work and at home today about the possibility of flooding in Lismore this summer. Over the last...

The Revolution Is Here

Since arriving home in Lismore I’ve played an awful lot of Wii. I have nephew who is about six and we’ve been playing a range...