One week ago today we had the last day of our holiday in Europe. It was a fantastic day which we spent wondering around Hyde Park in London. Many of the trees had changed to rich warm autumn colours in the 6 or so weeks since we were there at the beginning of our holiday. I went mad and photographed everything. I could see so many paintings and I wanted to take them all home with me.
It was freezing cold too which gave me a chance to wear the coat that I had bought in France.
We are waiting for the sliding doors to arrive. In the meantime, we thought we'd grind down and re-varnish the concrete floor. Here is my hubby Bob using his only good hand to paint the entire floor: three coats so far in an attempt to cover the funny stains that appeared after the first coat!Finger's […]
It is very rare to see a wombat in the daylight: this little fella poked his head out from his cave and we were able to get a snap. (It is in the bush, about half a kilometre from our house.)My sister was making a fuss about some leeches on her ankle, and we think […]
Today is a special day. Here’s why: Every year, on March 20, the world marks the International Day of Happiness, established by the United Nations to celebrate and promote “the happiness and well-being of all peoples.” In a world with more than enough problems - from social conflicts to climate change, we believe it’s extremely […]
The incremental damage to the Special Areas, the heartlands of Sydney’s catchment, continues with yesterday’s announcement from the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC), giving the green light to India’s Wollongong Coal mine to continue mining within the Dam Notification Area of the Cataract Dam, … Continue reading →
And here’s the English translation of what I tried to say today. I wrote this after I made the recording, which, except for “一个单词列表 － Yīgè dāncí lièbiǎo”, I ad-libbed the whole thing. Shocking eh!!! Room for improvement you say? Me too … I’m working on it Direct Link to mp3 file Hello everyone, today […]