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Rachel Khoo

Birthday Celebrations

Fifty-three is such a “meh” birthday, and yet it was actually quite as good one, with a few highlights.

Yesterday, I woke early and went out in search of an early morning “adventure”.… Read the rest

Feeling Refreshed

“Most of the year we have a really very pleasant climate in Sydney”, I argued to a colleague earlier today. “Except for two weeks in winter when we all bang on about how cold and wet it is, and two weeks in summer, when we can’t stop complaining about how hot and humid it is”, I added.… Read the rest

Song Of The Year – Tove Lo Habits

Of all the new music I saw/heard in 2014, this was the one that stood out.

Yeah, of course it’s from a Swedish artist, and I love the fact she doesn’t try to hide that in her video clip (unlike a lot of other Swedish artists these days who are doing their best to hide their Swedishness by filming their clips in the US).… Read the rest

Greta Garbo Grave

Greta Garbo’s Grave

They say Garbo was elusive in her life. She’s somewhat elusive in death also, it seems. Even though I’d found some online instructions about how to find her grave, they weren’t particularly clear.… Read the rest