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nicotine free – to the detriment of study

By | April 9th, 2017|interesting people, parks and gardens, weather|

Rainy day to get cosy and read. Except that I am now officially nicotine free! It is going to take a few days to equilibrate. It would be so nice to read more papers for my next assignment, but it is not going to happen. I am going to get out for a walk, and [...]

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Lion – the beautiful, courageous Saroo

By | March 18th, 2017|cinema, parks and gardens|

It is incomprehensible to think about a child of five or six getting lost in a big city in India. With no way of finding his mother or brother. It is the kind of thing that nightmares are made of. My heart was in my mouth. We live such privileged lives. It is only the [...]

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sweet, nectar light – the coast

By | March 6th, 2017|parks and gardens, weather|

I am dreaming of the coast. It was nice to live a large part of my life amongst the birds and trees, dancing on the lake. It makes me appreciate the world more. It adds a kind of light, nectar sweetness to my world. The experience bleeds through the city streets of my world.

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high pitched air on a lovely Saturday morning

By | March 4th, 2017|parks and gardens, weather|

That crisp, high pitch loveliness of the air in the morning. Tart and fresh. Beautiful to walk under the trees and feel the air on my skin. It is the high notes of life - like balsamic vinegar or a sweet, high note in a happy song. The trees drip their shade onto a sunlit [...]

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Moonlight cinema – Jasper Jones

By | February 22nd, 2017|cinema, parks and gardens|

Is there anything nicer than picnicking in the Botanic Gardens on a lovely summer evening? We went to the Moonlight Cinema to see Jasper Jones last night. Wine and cheese and company in support of Australian film. It is an interesting film, filled with twists and turns, and themes of social justice. Sumptuous evening.

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