Monthly Archives: August 2013

Holding hands

I am in the privileged position of looking after my Aunt, who will turn 97 in September.  There have been a few bumps in the journey of some years since she asked me to help her, but our love for … Continue reading

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Waking the dragon

Last weekend my sisters and I walked in the footsteps of our grandparents, in Bendigo, Australia.  Once the centre of a very wealthy gold rush, Bendigo is now a bustling tourist destination with plenty to see and do.  Among the … Continue reading

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Freedom is a luxury

Part of international travel is the chance to purchase a new book for the trip, just because nothing at home seems quite the right thing.  It fills in time before boarding.  On the bargain table, ‘Love and Capital’, a biography … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for

If anyone had told me I would one day be in Nepal working on a landscape project, I would have scoffed – a real ‘yeah, right’ kind of an idea. It is therefore with great delight I find myself discovering … Continue reading

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