Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The first red leaf

When the first leaf turns red in Autumn,
Is it a weakling
By succumbing too early to the elements,
Or is it being brave by daring to be different,
Knowing others will …

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

A Perfect Ending to the Long Weekend

Today felt more like a late summer’s day with the temperature reached 25.8C at around 1.30pm especially as Yani and I walked along the River Torrens Linear Park trail in …

Monday, April 25th, 2011

There’s no other place like Strathalbyn

Rather than spending the Easter Monday holiday holed up at home, Yani and I decided to drive to Strathalbyn – a town located around 60kms from Adelaide. It’s a town …

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Autumn makes me stop and reminisce

I wanted to play a CD to accompany me as I did my work on the laptop and I chose an old Celtic CD that I bought around fifteen years …

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Midnight ramblings

It’s early Tuesday already – ten minutes past midnight and I am dead tired after a productive but mentally tiring day. Earlier this evening I also spent a couple …

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Happiness is: Great time with friends

For the second time this year, I went up to the Adelaide Hills with my friends from the Indonesian Church. This time there were eight of us: Yani and I, …

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Happiness is: Sunshine on a Friday

It was cold this morning in Adelaide – at 6.17am the mercury only reached 5.9C. It was just too bad that I couldn’t stay in bed longer as the day …

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Autumn in the Garden

Autumn in the Garden
When the frosty kiss of Autumn in the dark makes its mark
On the flowers, and the misty morning grieves over fallen leaves;
Then my olden garden, where the …

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Beneath the veneer of age

The autumny grey weather outside seems to fit the Frysian song that I’m listening to at the moment – I feel like listening to an old Twarres album that I …

Monday, April 19th, 2010

What is it with Mondays?

Combined with the dull headache and lethargy, Monday seems like a bigger drag than usual. I even had a large skinny late after lunch, complete with a pack of M&M …