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…

Stirling for Lunch

Stirling’s affluence is evident the moment you turn off the freeway and slow down to a suburban pace. The homes, boutique shops, street sculptures and town planning all point to an old part of the Adelaide Hills that has been moneyed since the first house was built. The town was founded in 1854. Its rapid…

Remember

How we live today predicts our tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow and when the tomorrows pile up we have a bunch of memories that will make up this twelve-month time capsule forever remembered as … what? How we remember these times depends on how we’ve lived during these times. It is important for me to…