Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Winter makes me thankful

 
It’s a bitterly cold day in Adelaide, although I’m sure Northern Europeans or Canadians would love at my comment – knowing that I describe 12C as “bitterly cold”. Looking through …


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 …


Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

After the deluge

 
The balmy night and the chirping crickets almost make me believe that I can be somewhere in Asia, closer to my family. It has been quite a day here in …


Thursday, March 18th, 2010

The rain made me reminisce

 

 
It finally rained this evening after a series of balmy days in Adelaide – it’s so nice to hear the real pitter-patter of the rain and not just the soft …


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Sweet, balmy Adelaide

 
It’s a nice and balmy in Adelaide tonight – we had rainy moments earlier on that were similar to the torrential downpours in the tropics. So it seemed very fitting …


Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Rain, rain, don’t go to Spain!

 
Adelaide is blanketed in soft rain. Although you can’t hear its pitter patter, when you look out the window the soft droplets are falling from the sky moistening the parched …


Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Just another lowkey birthday

According to my parents, I was born at midday, on 16 September – thirty-something years ago. People say that if you’re born in daytime, you’re bound to be timid – …


Sunday, August 9th, 2009

The Second Wash

I’ve just hung my laundry and now it’s raining in earnest. At least there won’t be any washing powder white streak on my bedsheets or pillow cases. I took a …


Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Here come the rainy days!

It has been raining almost non-stop in Adelaide in the past couple of days, complete with strong winds as well. It’s not soft drizzly shower either – it’s gusty rain …


Sunday, March 15th, 2009

It’s raining again!

It has been raining from the afternoon onwards here in Adelaide – whilst it was glorious and refreshing, unfortunately it also soaked my laundry so most of my clothes are …