Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Season of Vultures

 
There’s a guilty sense of pleasure when you are pursuing bargains in a genuinely closing down store. On one hand, you are “happy” that you can get extra things at …


Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Welcome to Chapter MMXI

 
New Year’s eve didn’t turn out to be the scorcher that it promised to be – the temperature peaked at 37C around midday and steadily cooled down. By the time …


Friday, December 31st, 2010

Closing the year 2010

 
It’s such an ‘Adelaide’ tradition to close off the year with a scorcher – the temperature is forecasted to reach 41C before a change comes to cool the mercury down …


Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

… Now for the intermission!

The crowd inside Myer Centre – Adelaide
 
The period between Christmas and New Year always provides an interesting lull – it seems odd still wishing people you meet ‘Merry Christmas’, since …


Friday, December 24th, 2010

‘Tis the day before Christmas

 
Whilst Christmas is the day of peace, love, joy, family and good cheer – it can be a day of stress and worry too. It’s all written on the faces …


Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

A taste of the tropics

 
I can hear the rain raging on outside – it has rained almost non-stop throughout the afternoon here in Adelaide. It’s not the wishy-washy rain, either – it’s the real …


Friday, October 8th, 2010

Hail the weekend!

 
Although this week is a short one after the Labour Day long weekend, I feel exhausted by the end of the week. It’s always the case after every long weekend, …


Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

A fun-filled and friend-enriched weekend!

 
This has been one of the best weekends – and even though it’s been so activity-packed, I feel somehow rejuvenated mentally. 🙂
It started with a trip down to Brighton beach …


Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Boring Adelaide? You won’t hear me complaining

 
Yes, Adelaide is not the most exciting place on earth and one may argue that the city is just a glorified backwater spot. However, I have learned to be thankful …


Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Being domesticated is …

… spending the $100 voucher that you received for Christmas on a stick mixer, rather than buying a new cologne.
Sunbeam StickMaster Ultra
I received a $100 Myers card for Christmas from …