So Long in Lockdown

It’s only recently that I’ve come to accept that ‘introvert’ isn’t actually a dirty word.

A few years ago saying it out loud would have felt akin to admitting I mainlined heroin for breakfast, or really liked watching reality TV.

But I’m out and proud.  And now I’ve accepted it my world is a much better place.  It’s helped me to understand who I am and why.

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My Top Ten Structures That Span

In my last post I gave you all the gory details about climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge with a broken toe.

I also made a passing reference to my love of structures that span.

Add these two prattlings to a conversation that I had recently with a friend and it got me thinking…


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My All-Time Top Three Trips

In this post I’d like to tell you about my all-time top three trips as a solo traveller.

When I refer to ‘trips’ I daresay you’d be inclined to think that I’m talking about journeys I’ve made. But you’d be wrong. 

I actually mean falling over.

Specifically, falling over while travelling.

You know that age-old adage about it’s not a party until something gets broken?  Well I have a similar solong saying – and that is, in terms of my travels, it’s not a trip without a trip.

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The Ghosts of Easter Past


I don’t mind admitting that it’s never really sat very comfortably with me.

I’m not from a particularly religious family, despite the fact that my uncle was a man of the cloth.

To be fair I’m not even from a particularly family-friendly family. 

When I look back at Easters from years gone by a few memories come to the fore.

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