We are going to have the same featured image for this blog each day. That way it's easy to see if we are in the past or the present. Backstory: When I met Stephen he had already booked a year of long service leave on part pay and planned a 12 month trip around the … Continue reading Around the World in 186 Days – Day 2
The past week has centred around Stephen singing in a concert with the WASO chorus. He had rehearsals each night, then concerts on Friday and Saturday night. He had comps for the Friday night concert as the choir was not needed for the second half. On Saturday night the choir were told they could sit … Continue reading Musical week
In 1987 - 1988 Stephen and I had our first overseas trip together. I kept a journal and Stephen took some photos. For many years we have meant to type it up. When I was sorting through Matt's photos I found a few from our travels. We must have sent them to him and I … Continue reading Around the World in 186 Days – Day 1
We have been having a lot of rumbling and things rattling in the kitchen as work is done on the foundations for the new apartment block being built behind us. The rumbling has eased a bit in the last few days, Stephen found out that our neighbour complained about the effects of the compacters to … Continue reading This noisy, dusty life
The above phrase is being used as a workshop title for a talk at our local library soon. It seems very apt for people who aspire to be writers, and I must count myself amongst those, especially as I now belong to a writing group. We went to Opera in the Park twice, on Friday … Continue reading Don’t forget to write!
We had a lovely lunch outing with Mum yesterday. I had a look at her head and there was definitely an injury, but it looked like it was on the surface. So glad they sent to her Emergency to have it checked out. She seemed fine and was quite bright. Stephen says he thinks she … Continue reading The Moon, the Smoothie Bar and the Light Fitting
We made our way back to the Como Ukelele group on Saturday. We caught up with Helen, who ran a group at the Rod Evans Centre when it was operating, plus people that now attend Trinity School for Seniors. I found the beginners half hour quite easy, checking my chords via the person next to … Continue reading Our normal life