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Visiting

It has been a week of visiting – catching up with folk I haven’t seen for a while, doing things I haven’t done for a while. Some will appear on the blog over the coming weeks (once I track down … Continue reading

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Libraries (and librarians) are wonderful

Libraries have been an important place in my life. The local library in Auburn when I was a kid was a place of regular pleasure and anticipation. All those books waiting to lead me to imagination, other lives and other … Continue reading

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Appreciation

This week it’s a treat to have a guest post written by Sarah, who helped me set up this blog all those years ago, and wrote this story not long afterwards. Since then her life has changed a lot, as … Continue reading

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The people you meet (at work)

I started this post years ago, but then got stuck, thinking maybe I couldn’t or shouldn’t write about the people I work with, but tons of time has passed and I won’t be working for too much longer, and really … Continue reading

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Maxine’s last day

It’s a funny thing, getting older. One of the nicest things about it for me is knowing people for a long time. Living, or even just staying in Auburn since I was born, means that there are some locals that … Continue reading

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We’re all in this together

This week Nicky (fab supporter of me and this blog) has written a piece about how she is experiencing the new world of virus protection and finding ways to connect safely and creatively with others along the way. One striking … Continue reading

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First night, leap day

Yesterday was leap day – that curious day in the calendar that I have marked here before. It was the first day of Writers Week this year, and also the first night of the Adelaide Festival, with a free concert … Continue reading

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Morning tea at Finniss Point

I’m in Auburn once again this weekend, spending time with dad. Today we had an invitation to visit one of the nurses who comes to help him shower – he has someone come in most days of the week, a … Continue reading

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Fire plugs

It’s been a full on week, so hot again and fires all over the place. I am a long way from anything that is happening (and hopefully it will stay that way), but it must be grim for those closer … Continue reading

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With One Voice

Yesterday was party time for the choir I am part of, the ‘With One Voice’ choir. We had our end of year concert at Kingston Park, with families and friends present, and beautiful food and more music afterwards. Choir is … Continue reading

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