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Autumn in winter

The trees are still glorious, the skies blue (yesterday anyway), the mornings are crisp, the season hasn’t closed in. It has been very dry, and cool but not really wintry much yet. I went looking for colour yesterday, when thinking … Continue reading

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The library, the footy, it’s a small world

I was at the State Library today and saw an exhibition there about football in South Australia – 140 years of it. It was terrific – some fantastic old videos, photos, memorabilia, not just of the SANFL teams, but country … Continue reading

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Old Stuff (one owner)

I’ve been trying to tidy up a bit here at home, and have thus been looking at some of the gear I’ve got with slightly fresh eyes. For those who know me, don’t get too excited, it’s all a bit … Continue reading

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Marx on Sunday

  A while back (in fact last year) I went to a gathering of the gloriously named Australian Centre for Convivial Backyard Civilisation, which is one of Peter Willis’s gigs. I met Peter a couple of years ago when he, Fiona and I … Continue reading

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Losses (with special appearances by John Howard the actor)

It’s been a grim time for losses at the ABC – my broadcast media of choice. Two of my favourite people have died recently and I, like many other people, am sad and missing them. Firstly and very unexpectedly, John … Continue reading

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Art of the body

I went to a really interesting exhibition this week at Adelaide Central School of Art. It featured the work of two women, Deb Prior, whose work I have seen previously (I have one of her pieces actually) and Cheryl Hutchens. … Continue reading

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Coming Home

On Anzac Day this year, which was mid-week, I did something a bit different. Instead of going up and down to Auburn (and dad wasn’t coming down this year) I stayed in town, and caught up with Nicky (who has … Continue reading

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