Category Archives: Recreation

The Tortoise/Turtle creaks across the finish line

Against all odds and flying in the face of doubters, I’ve reached the end of my Masters in Creative Writing.  I handed in my final paper around a week and two days and thirty minutes ago but who’s counting.  But … Continue reading

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A hundred things to like about Canberra

Last time I visited Canberra was some time back in the 1980s, when there was only one Parliament House.  My recent visit coincided fortuitously with the hundredth birthday of the capital, which was founded on 12th March 1913.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Back on the Bike

Someone once said you never forget how to ride a bike.  Whoever that was, they didn’t know me.  Although as a kid I rode far and wide, for days at a time, unencumbered by a helmet, let alone a mobile … Continue reading

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