Category Archives: quandaries and Dilemmas

The Long Ride Pt2

I was so exhausted when I arrived in Port Hedland on Sunday evening that I knew I had to  do something.  I seriously considered abandoning the bike and finding some other way to get to Hall’s Creek. That silly thought … Continue reading

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Midnight

The medication makes me dozy so i sleep around twelve to sixteen hours a day in four-hour spurts. I have mastered the sleeping position and sleep so comfortably i do not need to move. i awake well rested and extremely cheerful.  today … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Nosh

I love black pudding.  I have not seen any for years.  I was thinking of the delicious Irish Breakfast I had in Ballyvaughan so long ago, and pining for a taste of black pudding.  The local butcher undertook to get some in, … Continue reading

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Dear Diary

Something is wrong. The black dog has me by the knee and is worrying me sore.  I had hoped for some good news this week, and I have had no word.  Val pointed out that no news is good news.  The … Continue reading

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Ah Me, Ah My

Life is full of little difficulties when one has only one fully functional arm.  I have a steadily  increasing appreciation of the problems facing the metaphorical one-armed paperhanger. Tasks such as hanging a calendar, putting things in high cupboards, cleaning … Continue reading

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Science Friction

Among the movies Kane dropped around was a copy of Thrive. I saw the name Deepak Chopra associated with it, and was immediately suspicious.  I looked it up on IMDB. What I learned was enough to make me decide not … 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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Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Every community has one.  There is a gentleman in the Shire (we shall call him Mr Smithbrownjones) who, when he is taking his medication, is a decent sort, as most people are.  However, at other times he is best described as … Continue reading

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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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Barrett’s Privateers

Oh, the year was 1778, How I wish I was in Sherbrooke now! A letter of marque came from the king, To the scummiest vessel I’d ever seen, God damn them all!  I was told We’d cruise the seas for … Continue reading

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