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Step Thirty Six...Do you miss it?

Walking around campus I get this strange nostalgic feeling. I feel like a graduate who’s come back. A school kid returning to school now a fully fledged adult. 243 more words

+175 (A cast of real, fictional and legendary characters)

One of my fears about living in the UK is that the novelty factor will wear out quickly, and that I’ll start taking impressive things for granted. 926 more words


Spring is rising!

We were hanging the bat box at L’Arche’s Glebe garden in Canterbury, and to do that Vince had to saw through two thin branches. I was footing the ladder, keeping still and keeping him safe. 81 more words

If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You - Caravan #604

The thing with Canterbury scene folk music is it is as incestuous as progressive rock in that band members swap around like couples swap partners at a swingers party. 188 more words


Gardening: a gift economy.

Just before it got dark I went out with the secateurs to take a few cuttings from our periwinkle. It is excellent ground cover, smothering weeds around the roses but allowing the daffodils to burst through. 181 more words

2018 NRL season preview: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

The next of my season preview series looks at a team who made the finals for five consecutive years, which equaled the club record, before missing out on the finals last year. 365 more words