Category Archives: Australia 2015

In the sky

And so my long wait at Brisbane airport started. My flight wasn’t due to leave until 00:50 this morning but the last bus to the airport arrived at 9:30pm yesterday. Not that I minded because it meant arriving at Heathrow … Continue reading

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Final day

And so…my last full day in Queensland. When I went for my usual latte, I was surprised that the women who seems to run the place actually remembered me. For most of my visit, they haven’t had any hazelnut syrup … Continue reading

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After the storm

Tracey’s predicted storm finally arrived (two days late) in the early hours of this morning. I know because I was checking in on my flight while it battled and raged above the house. I thoroughly enjoyed the crashing and banging … Continue reading

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Yucky bun

Today we went and visited Lorna and Bob for morning tea and had tea and yucky bun. I’m still not 100% certain why Lorna decided to buy us yucky bun for morning tea but, regardless, it was yum. We had … Continue reading

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Memories and feet

We had a lot of reminiscing today. Firstly Mum told me all about her unofficial delivery job with Nestles. When she worked in the office, she would go down to the production line and be slipped the odd chocolate by … Continue reading

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A tale of two visits

It was almost as if I visited two different hospitals. It was like visiting Bizarro World for your medical issues. Yesterday, for instance, Mum drove me up to Caloundra Hospital in order for me to have another drip feed of … Continue reading

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A Challenge of Doctors

Being the medical mystery I am, I had, at one point, five doctors drooling over my gouty foot today. I wouldn’t have minded so much except it wasn’t that foot that was hurting. And boy was it hurting. Last night … Continue reading

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Sauna

Today we went and saw Into the Woods at the Caloundra cinema. I have a few complaints. Why on earth don’t they have a list of what films are on and at what times in the ‘foyer’? Apparently they used … Continue reading

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Secret stories

I have been visited by the dreaded gout. Put alongside Mum’s horrendous cough and we’re a right old pair of crocks. While explaining to Mum how I got gout in the first place and henceforth continue to suffer from such … Continue reading

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Waving back

Steven Wright is an American comedian who was born the same year as me. I’d never heard of him but today, while looking for a suitable title to go along with the ridiculous heat presently melting me in Queensland, I … Continue reading

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