Oh Sydney, how I love you. You are so vibrant and lush and amazing. Breeze, boats and beaches. I know that I am in Sydney because I have walked 19,934 steps today. Hehe. I always walk more in the city, but I am pretty sure that is a record in one day! There are so [...]
I just want to cry and cry. Premenstrual in my 40s on holidays. No fun. Sydney is a beautiful place. The breeze, the boats, the beach. It seems lusher and greener than Melbourne . Sweet frangipani scent. Nice to visit :-)
It feels quite festive this afternoon. Even though the streets are absolutely dead, and I don't support horse racing, for the cruelty factor. Melbourne Cup. Perhaps it is the start of the festive season.
Apparently Day of the dead is a time to commemorate and remember our friends and family. It is a great opportunity to celebrate the people around us who are part of our journey on earth. I am totally feeling this today. I feel so grateful to be in this world, firstly. It is a huge [...]
Back to where it all began. :-) It was so exciting to come to Melbourne that first long weekend in 2015. I sat in exactly the same bar on a vibrant Friday afternoon and couldn’t believe that I got through the experience without smoking a cigarette! Amazing :-) Today, I am celebrating my freedom. Even [...]
It is so nice, how a novel can take you to some completely different place. I could be a young woman, living in an apartment, owned by an artist. I could be a junkie, living off scraps of his love. It could be raining outside and everything that I saw could be art. If I [...]
My evening was a feast of the senses. First, a 180 degree view of Port Melbourne from a coast facing balcony on the fifth floor. Absolutely amazing :-) Beers, sparkling, espresso martinis (not for me though, I would be climbing the walls), cheese and nice conversation. Then another view out over the harbour, with lights [...]