Category: Journal

The Tupperware Crisis.

It seemed simple enough. Quickly wash up the small pile of dishes before heading out for a coffee at my favourite cafe. Mission accomplished in six minutes. I just had to put away that last […]

Street library.

I was out walking Juno the other day when we came across this neat street library. Ironically, I first saw a street library whilst on holidays in Juno, Alaska several years ago. Since then they […]

Peace bell run.

Went for a run this afternoon (and whenever I say run, know that I mean slow shuffling jog) around the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Around about 6 kilometres all up. It has been a […]

Poppies and the dogs of war.

This morning Kelly, Juno and I all went out to visit the Australian War Memorial to see the handcrafted poppies display. The 11th November 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World […]

Meditation on the road.

I have been meditating regularly for quite a few years now. I usually sit Zazen (Zen meditation) for 1 hour most mornings. Dawn is the best time for me. There is something about the stillness […]

Dune.

I first read the original Dune trilogy whilst in high school. I remember laying on my bed late at night trying to keep my eyes focused enough to make it to the end of the […]