100 Days

13th February we left home heading to Adelaide (South Australia) and then west. Today marks 100 days on the road and 8, 000 kms. We’d like to say we’ve been travelling most of that time but COVID-19 had us bunkered down in Busselton, Western Australia, for seven weeks. We held our breath, used hand sanitizer…

Western Australia

Western Australia (WA) is the largest state in Australia covering an area of some 2, 500,000 sq km and 2, 400 km from north to south. The population is most concentrated in the state’s capital city of Perth. When state borders closed in the first week of April we became temporary residents of WA until…

Vocabulary

In the space of four months we speak and go about our lives in new and different ways. Take how our vocabulary has received a booster shot gratis of COVID-19, and how miraculous amounts of cash have materialised from .. where? Where were these billions stashed when overworked health systems were screaming for more staff…

Us Unplugged

It is a while since I consciously unplugged the digital devices, lit a candle and opened the pages of a physical book. When I did unplug completely it was because my head was so full of, what … everything, just everything that incessantly bombards us – and in our living rooms to boot. Just stop…

Time Capsule

This is the twentieth post in a month of blogging through the alphabet. I’ve joined bloggers from around the world for April as we write a post 6/7 days each week throughout the month. If I buried a time capsule today these few items will paint a picture of how our world was on this…