Journal

Our garden looks great.

Our garden is looking particularly wild and beautiful right now. It’s that time of the year when there is ample rain and the desiccating heat of summer is lurking still far enough over the horizon to pleasantly warm us in its penumbra. Although I appreciate our garden, I am embarrassed to admit that apart from […]

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Journal

Jabby McJabnurse

Twas about this time last year that I came out of retirement to help out at our local COVID-19 testing clinic. I ended up working there for a total of 3 months. By that time, Australian COVID-19 numbers were tapering off and business at the clinic was slow. I figured that was my curtain call […]

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Movement

The Great Lockdown Road-trip of 2021

Destination: N/A Distance travelled today: 0 cm.Weather: Cloudy/Rain 13 C Hunkered down in week 3 of COVID lockdown (or is it 4? Things are getting a little blurry), and with little likelihood of any meaningful travel opportunities in the foreseeable future, we need to think outside the box. Or at least inside it. Kelly, Juno […]

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Journal

Parsley sage.

Kelly and I took Juno for our daily COVID lockdown constitutional this morning. We noticed a lady up the street had set out a small herb garden for passers-by to help themselves. It’s the little things.

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Journal

Coffee gratitude: Bookplate

Coffee this morning at Bookplate Cafe inside of the Australian National Library. Only Kelly and I chose to sit outside. After all, it was a crisp sunny morning and sitting in the sun was snoozily pleasant. There is a large terrace area with seating (including a couple of lounge seats if you are lucky enough […]

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