I think I’ve written about this before but I can’t believe how messy my writing desk is. A stack of Glebe Art Show postcards (23-26 June 2022, put it in your diaries), three AA batteries from my replaced doorbell that I need to recycle properly, two facemasks against COVID, a stubby of Coopers Pale Ale … Continue reading TRANCE THIS MESS AROUND



Easter has been a glory. At long last we’ve had days of fine weather, neighbours over to christen the deck, a walk to the fish market, prawns in a light lemon dressing and chardonnay, a full moon, crickets in the garden, butterflies. Sydney emptied out again via three hour queues at the airport, and on … Continue reading ROBOT 1


We’ve been in an endless blur of plumbers and deck builders over the past few weeks. They start at seven. I prefer to start about nine. Ten if I’m lucky. I’m worn out. Quite rightly they all cancel or come based on the weather. The weather has been unpredictably but reliably shithouse. (Subliminal message: Scotty … Continue reading WE WERE HERE