Eight week challenge

With many thanks to a new friend who has worked tirelessly to align the old blog content and integrated my two ‘new’ posts, and now it all look and feels the same, back and front.  Here’s a photo of my lovely French friends who helped make this happen, Antoine and Chloe Today, I want to …
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A new job

First – it takes 2 hours to download my past content and the NBN (the government’s National Broadband Network) isn’t stable enough that this hasn’t dropped out on any of my countless attempts. So… yeah, maybe I need Starbucks or similar? A work in progress, this blog revival! Right, so as to the blog title: …
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Regular readers…

I’m trying to work out how to upload my existing content and resume usual blogging… stay tuned!

Pottery Wheel classes

As regular readers would know, I keep and use my bucket list to enrich day to day life.  To do things out of the ordinary or things I’ve ‘never’ done.  One of the simple experiences was to trying ‘throwing clay’ or making pottery on a wheel. All my school art classes focused on making clay …
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Screen free week

I recently completed a screen free week.  Here were my rules: Monday to Friday (coincidently Friday was a public holiday) aim for less than 30 minutes of use of my phone per day, measured by the app Moment no computer screens no TV screens How I made sure it might work, were doing things like …
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Cambodia

For the week after New Years, I joined my friends for two nights in Bangkok and four nights in Siam Reap.  They has been in Vietnam prior, and continued onto Phuket.  I probably couldn’t have articulated why I wanted to go to Cambodia, but I am glad I did.  It has a very laid back …
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My parents home is a library

I thought I would take some photos to demonstrate the quantity of books in my parents house.  All of them, I would expect, are read.  They aren’t for show, or nostalgia – well I’m sure some stay from a nostalgic point of view, such as the ones on antiques, surfing and teaching physical education. And …
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November Summary

November was quite a busy month with packing and moving house. Culture Does a pizza making class with some friends count?  I say so! I also saw a film, Geostorm.   Despite out hopes, it was as sub standard as the last few ‘end of the world’ films. Romance I had one date – he suggested …
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Moving day

I recall thinking I liked moving.  I think I liked having things organised into boxes perhaps?  But I decidedly do NOT like moving.  Not this time!  I’ve moved into my parents home, as in two months time they’ll head overseas for a school year, and I’ll house sit.  It’ll be great to live in a …
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October Summary

Culture I had intentions to enjoy a meal as part of Good Food Month.  Traditionally, I’d take a Friday off and meet my father for lunch.  But since he’s no longer a city banker and is now a suburban teacher, never got our act together and booked anything in!  I see my parents most Sunday …
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