The Sound of Music

I LOVE music.  Love, love, love.  Everything that goes through my head is accompanied by a song of some kind.  It's like the soundtrack to life and a song can COMPLETELY change my mood.  Like last night.  I had a really shit week at work this week.  I mean really shit.  I even left work [...]

Delighting in Little Things

Leaving Launceston behind, I am on my way back to Hobart for my flight out of Tassie this afternoon.  Surprisingly it's only a couple of hours drive from Launceston straight down to Hobart so I have plenty of time to stop off and see some sights along the way. The first one that catches my [...]

I did Caerdydd

'WHAT?', 'yeah?', 'yeah?' 'Well I'm not listening to this s*&t, I'm on the train, I'm leaving and I'm hanging up!' Heads turned toward the new arrival on the train, announcing his situation at the top of his voice and we all silently thought, yep, probably a good idea to hang up.  Seconds later - 'F*&% [...]

What to Expect from Wales

This morning I'm jumping on a train and heading to Wales.  Now I don't know much about Wales at all.  In fact, all I do know about Wales is this... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYN2hxFH5rQ But, I'm being unfair.  There are plenty of other famous people that hail from Wales - Tom 'What's New Pussycat' Jones, Shirley "Hey Big Spender' Bassey, [...]

Having a Whine

The hardest part of moving to a new city for me so far is Friday afternoons. Or maybe more precisely, it's that I have no job and no friends to share those Friday afternoons with yet. Sure, back in Perth it was such a hard slog to get through every week, but Friday afternoons presented that glorious few [...]