Tag: covid-19

  • Chocolate and Wine

    Chocolate and Wine

    To my delight, I discovered boxes of chocolates and bottles of wine on my desk at work today. As I’ve been working from home for almost two years, I don’t know exactly when they appeared.… Read the rest

  • Yearly Review 2021

    Yearly Review 2021

    It’s mid-afternoon and I’m sitting at the kitchen table at Pat and Jack’s place in Lismore. Pat is sitting on the back verandah making her way through one of those “word game” books, and Jack is having a mid-afternoon nap on the couch.… Read the rest

  • Busy Airport

    Busy Airport

    I sent my neighbours a text message as I made my way to the airport today.

    Chatting with one of them the other day, she said “Well if you end up staying longer, send us a message so we won’t worry.”… Read the rest

  • Testing Trifecta

    Testing Trifecta

    The barmaid was serving in the other bar, as the woman sauntered into the pub, And when I say sauntered, I probably mean swaggered. At a local pub where you pretty much recognise all the faces, she looked a little out of place.… Read the rest

  • Freshly Ironed Shirt

    Freshly Ironed Shirt

    “What’s it like being back in the office?”, my friend asked me at the pub this afternoon. “It’s exhausting”, I told him. He looked at me a little sceptically. He’s a tradie and, aside from a few weeks in lockdown, has been working all the way through COVID.… Read the rest

  • Open for business

    Open for business

    After catching up with a mate last night at my “local” pub, I caught the bus to Darlinghurst for what I thought might have been the return of Harbour City Bears.… Read the rest

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