Category Archives: blogging

The Election aftermath

What a night and a long day. I put some TV hours in from 4.45am to well after 1pm. But it is obviously as nothing compared to the people actually involved in the real thing. They may not enjoy my … Continue reading

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March winds did blow in a late hibernation

In a month when I turned semi-pro in the online world, receiving a modest fee for a presentation to a local arts group about blogging, I then spent the following  month  writing nothing. Reasons and excuses are legion and although  … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition #3 – The Christmas Card

Elder daughter-in-law (EDIL) says she has noted that there is a decline in sending the traditional Christmas card by the the under 30’s. This tradition we believe dates back to the Victorian era  and is rumoured to be another trend … Continue reading

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Why do Bloggers fall in love at Southern Eleven?

We had booked with three other couples to go and see the legendary, longest running-ever Agatha Christie play, The Mousetrap, at the Opera House and we were looking for somewhere to eat a “pre-theatre” meal.  More of both Pre-theatre menu  … Continue reading

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Urbanspoon or Wooden spoon

An introspective examination of my blogging habits reveals that the most popular category for my posts are the food and drink category with well over 150 posts, and yet there are only 3 posts in the last 9 months that … Continue reading

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One hundred not out..

This is my 100th post since I started the blog last November. Since then, I have written over 44,000 words which would be a significant portion of a novel ( which average 75,000 to 100,00 words) Think of the royalties … Continue reading

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