Positive aspects of an office on the 52nd floor – the views across a lovely harbour and city and even out to sea on a clear day. The negative aspect can be summed up as “fire drill”. No need for leg day at the gym this week.
Having recently returned from the UK I was delighted to be re-acquainted with my coffee machine. The combination of decent beans, decent machine, and a half competent barista was music to my taste buds.
For only the second time I was lucky enough to see Del Amitri live last night. They were spectacular. Although at my current rate I will see them again in my 80s.
Come and look at a lake they said. It’s blue they said. It’s a gentle 5km walk they said. Except the lake wasn’t blue, it was 5km each way, and the flies were worse than yesterday. Although we did get to skip across a river crossing. Tomorrow I’m going to stay in and watch the …
Today we walked to Australia’s highest point. The peak of Mount Kosciuszko. It’s a tidy 14 kilometre round trip from the top of the Thredbo chair lift. Which would have been nice if it wasn’t for all of the flies.
Before the rain came a cricket match broke out. The Sydney Sixers played the Brisbane Heat in the first BBL match at North Sydney Oval on the 4th of January, 2023. Sadly rain shortened the game to 13 overs a side and then caused it to be cancelled after the first innings. Although as JFGP …
Today child 1 and I went to Sydney’s North Head and watched the start of the 2022 Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
I’m a bit late to the lockdown baking trend but this is a picture of the first loaf made with my sourdough starter. I may do this again.
A great night out at the Sydney Opera House watching the last night of Nish Kumar’s tour. We are all oat milk wankers after all.
I haven’t been able to donate blood since I moved to Australia in 1996. The restrictions were lifted in the last month so today was my first donation to the Australian Red Cross. It’s something we should all be doing every 3 months.