Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Walk Together 2013

 
I don’t consider myself as a social activist but when I heard last week that Walk Together would be held again this year – on 22 June 2013, I decided …


Friday, August 31st, 2012

The last day of winter (… or start the countdown!)

Today is the last day of Winter – although the days are gradually growing longer, they are still feeling wintery. The maximum temperature today was only 14.1C at 2.00pm – …


Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

The news finally came …

 
I was chatting to a Research Assistant within my team when one of my supervisors came into my office and asked whether I had read the email. She said that …


Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Winter has landed

Winter 2012
 
Today is the second day of Winter here in the Southern Hemisphere. The day is still relatively comfortable with the mercury hovering over the mid-teens during the day and …


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 …


Monday, June 21st, 2010

It’s all about perspectives

Time seems to be slower when you are not feeling well and that you’re counting down the minutes until you can go home and have a bit of a snooze. …


Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Close the window, calm the light

For two days in a row I left work close to eight o’clock in the evening – last night I even had to do some more work at home, going …


Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

What a wooly day!

I used to romanticise about Winter when I was still living in the Tropics – I told my friends that I had missed the feel of cold bathroom tiles on …


Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Just another manic week

Maybe I just need to feel melancholy to start writing again *grin* – ever since I started my new job, I have been occupied by my projects and the ever-growing …


Monday, July 7th, 2008

Splish – splash

It’s a cold day here in Adelaide – by 2.05pm, the temperature only peaked at 11.40am to a measly 11.2C. I was tempted to write that that it’s freezing but …