Sunday, October 28th, 2018

New York: Epilogue

A view over the west side of Manhattan, the Hudson River, and New Jersey on the other side.

It’s my last day in New York. As much as I’m happy to …


Friday, May 20th, 2011

One o’clock in the morning

 
It’s one o’clock in the morning and I’m just about to call it a day – wash my face, brush my teeth and head to bed. It’s been one long …


Monday, March 7th, 2011

A mild case of mancold

 
It’s just a bummer having a cold – it’s hard to concentrate when your throat is scratchy and your nose seems to be involved in some kind of periodic exercise …


Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Singaporean Rhapsody

 
After spending such a busy period of socialising and gluttony, I have half a day of travelling around Singapore. Yani and I did the Singapore Flyer ferris wheel last year …


Monday, January 10th, 2011

Corner of the earth

 
It’s 25 minutes after five, Monday is officially over – the university is still very quiet with some people are still on leave or busy elsewhere. There are gradually more …


Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Arbeit macht frei

 
Having experienced three different circles of employment in the last five years has certainly provided me with differing viewpoints. I had worked in the financial sector for most of my …


Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Pop goes the button!

My body’s probably trying to tell me something about my expanding waistline (ahh, the joy of getting old!). I went to the loo today at the university (stay with me, …


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 …


Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

On one grey Wednesday

It’s a grey day here in Adelaide – it hasn’t rained at all but the grey silvery clouds make the atmosphere rather oppressive. It’s the kind of environment when you …


Friday, March 26th, 2010

Bon week-end à tout le monde!

 
The hour is inching closer to the weekend and I really don’t have any energy left do do any more work. It’s a cloudy and grey day here in Adelaide …