Month: April 2017

Fifteen Years Blogging

I can scarcely believe it’s fifteen years TODAY, since I started this blog. When I began writing this online journal, I’d recently gone through a...

Recent Dining

“Have you ever been to Nomad?”, a colleague asked me the other day. What followed was a passionate conversation, as we extolled the virtues of...

Sydney Photowalk

You remember how “in the olden days” you were limited by the number of photographs you could take on a roll of film? It was...

Camera Roll

Here’s a few random shots from my camera phone from the last couple of weeks. Hopefully the captions are enough to explain them to you....

Swedish Travel Tips

In one months time, I’ll be on a plane, headed to Stockholm. “What, again?”, I hear you ask. Since 2008, I have visited Sweden (in...

Bundeena Day Trip

If you’ve never been to Bundeena in Sydney’s South, I’d highly recommend it. You can catch a train to Cronulla, and then take the ferry...

Light Rail Construction

For most people photographs of the construction of a light-rail (tram) aren’t that interesting. For me, they are, especially as it’s happening in my neighbourhood,...

War Bride

My latest family history project is trying to connect with the story of my cousin, Lyla Brown/Curtis, who married an American soldier in the 1940s,...

Nepal in Sydney

“Have you ever been to Nepal”, a man asked me this afternoon. “No”, I told him, adding, “I think I’d like to, though.”  I hadn’t...

Lismore Floods

I don’t really know what to say about the floods in Lismore, except they’ve had a deep impact on me, even though I’m many hundreds...

Camera Roll

Caught up in the dailies, so a little busy for a “proper blog”, though I hope to find time on the weekend. In the meantime,...