Category Archives: Family

Appointment

I have just phoned Bunbury Hospital as required, to confirm my appointment tomorrow with the blade-wielding lady of my dreams.  I have been looking forward to this day for so very very long. With almost military logic the hospital has scheduled my operation early.  They … Continue reading

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My Psychological State

Andrew dropped off the latest two episodes of series four of Game of Thrones last night. Needless to say, I watched them both before retiring.  I am not sure what, if any, significance that has to the night that followed. … Continue reading

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Evil.

For some reason, the event about which I posted yesterday preyed heavily on my mind last night.  I barely slept.  This morning I am red-eyed and distressed.  Depressed.   I don’t know why this particular event has affected me so badly … Continue reading

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Ad Serving

The Internet thinks it knows me.  I check out a couple of motorcycle sites and the advertising to which they decide to expose me suddenly becomes filled with –  not ads for bikes (they clearly assume,  correctly, I already have … Continue reading

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Unreasonable

1350 hrs, Sunday.  Phone rings. “There are kids on dirt bikes next door riding round making noise”. “The Noise Control Act is mainly about controlling unreasonable noise at unreasonable hours. I don’t think I can help you much at this … Continue reading

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The Great Career Limiting Move

A year ago today, I wrote of the Australia Day Breakfast, and that it did not have my official sanction.  I am pleased to report that this year the event is authorised by a permit issued with my signature, and … Continue reading

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A Moment of Clarity

I was still feeling a little off yesterday evening, despite the exhilarating ride to Rocky Gully and back.  I had enjoyed the steak sandwich I had there.  It had come with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and beetroot.  Despite an active day, … Continue reading

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Dad Jokes

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Another Anniversary

Another Anniversary.  Instead of writing about it yet again,  here is something completely different:  some pictures to look at.   When all is said and done, Life has been good to me.

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Erica

There are very few of my old colleagues and friends with whom I have stayed in touch over the years  To my shame I have not been a very good correspondent at all, though I usually get off an emailed … Continue reading

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