In which I talk about failure

So, it’s only Day 4 of #blogjune and already I have missed a day! It’s not that I didn’t think of it late last night when I still had time to post before the midnight deadline. It’s more that I physically could not do one more thing by that time yesterday. How to define failure?…

moving II

Why unpacking is like solving a maths equation

Unless you haven’t moved house much in your life, you probably don’t need this question answered. The past 2 days have been filled with these sorts of conversations: “Has anyone seen the dishwashing liquid? Oh, it’s still at the other house?” “Why have you put that box there? I just cleared that space to put…

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Day tripper: National Arboretum, Canberra

While we didn’t actually do a day trip to Canberra, it is physically possible to do – we just happened to be staying there with family and went to the Arboretum for a look around (and coffee of course). The Arboretum was established after devastating bushfires destroyed the pine plantations along the western shore of Lake…

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Daytripper: Garie Beach, Royal National Park

Good Friday. A last minute picnic (always the best kind, hard boiled eggs, carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, a quick home made hummus and some mandarins) and a trip down into the Royal National Park. The usual rule is that we head for somewhere we haven’t been before and include a bit of a walk. There are…