Month: September 2021

  • Lockdown Deadline

    Lockdown Deadline

    For the first time in eighteen months, I went for a swim in a “proper swimming pool”. In fact, it was the same pool where I learned to swim fifty-something years ago.… Read the rest

  • My Heart Sunk

    My Heart Sunk

    My heart sunk when news came through this afternoon of a confirmed COVID case in Lismore.

    According to the local area health service, someone who attended Goonellabah Public School on Monday has tested positive.… Read the rest

  • Walking Sounds

    Walking Sounds

    The other morning I was LISTENING to the ABC program, “Insiders”. Though it’s ostensibly a TV program, they also broadcast it on ABC NewsRadio, and sometimes I listen there, in preference.… Read the rest

  • Garbage Bin Art

    Garbage Bin Art

    While most garbage bins are dominated by advertising or messages from the local council, there’s a handful of garbage bins in Lismore featuring the work of local artists.

    I noticed them only today, having walked through the Back Alley Gallery which I’ve previously blogged about.… Read the rest

  • Lismore Lockdown Lifts

    Lismore Lockdown Lifts

    “I’m not your first customer, am I?”, I said to one of the bar staff at the pub in Lismore. It was 11.45am, and even by my standards that was a little early.… Read the rest

  • The Mystery of the “Cassette Shop” of South Lismore

    The Mystery of the “Cassette Shop” of South Lismore

    There is an empty shop opposite the old Railway Station in South Lismore that has caught my attention.

    Most weekdays I’ll take a walk down along Union Street to the Duck Pond Espresso to grab a take-away.… Read the rest

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