My daily learnings in April 2017

As always, my April’s daily learnings follow my 2017 reflections and subsequent learnings for January 2017, February 2017 and March 2017. Month four, a third of the year is gone, and whazzup this month? Here we go… Apr 1st – Purple Rain I heard Prince’s song

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My daily learnings in March 2017

My March daily learnings follow reflections for 2017. And then my daily learnings for January 2017 and February 2017. Three months of the year have passed. May the learnings and experiences continue… Mar 1st – My first ever visit to Princes Theatre on Spring Street here in Melbourne. The attraction

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My daily learnings in February 2017

Following on from my new year’s reflections and daily learnings for January 2017, another month has now passed. Hence my February 2017 learnings. Note that I associate “learnings” with something read or heard but also new experiences. Without further… Feb 1st – I attended my first Yin

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My daily learnings in January 2017

This blog’s regular reader may recall the post Reflective mood for 2017. Under its heading “Learn something new everyday”, I discussed my desire to… eh, learn something new…eh, every day. (“Nunca te acostaras sin saber una cosa nueva” in Spanish means “never go to bed without

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Reflective mood for 2017 (A checklist)

Passing of one year into another means new year resolutions and vague improvement attempts for many people, and reflections. Although, a serious attempt to improve can and should happen anytime. If you decide to change, why wait? Still, one can’t help to reflect and

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Australian bush wedding – between an American woman and an Aboriginal man

Last weekend, Good Mrs, the One and Only Son and I were invited to a bush wedding. To a country wedding between an American woman and an Australian aboriginal man. Some 750km away from home in Melbourne, across the state border and into New

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5 places in the world that made me

Saturday morning and I am reading the Age newspaper. There, I stumbled onto an article about Bryan Brown, the Australian actor, called “Five places that made me”. While I can not compare myself to Bryan Brown’s fabulous life, the article made me think about five places

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3 best times of my life

Recently, over a lunch at Jamie’s Italian in Sydney, my dining companion asked about my best life experience, my best time, to date. Let’s remove the cliqued answers of getting married or seeing your offspring being born. Just unique experiences for

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I HATE swooping magpies – Dislocated my shoulder cycling… again…

Spring in Melbourne and thus the annual swooping magpies phenomena. I hate it. I SOOOOO hate it. Particularly when cycling… Let me bring you up to speed… Good Mrs is in Sydney for the week, a combination of nursing her mum

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Being a full time house husband (aka retired…)

I am a full time house husband. Well sort of. Good Mrs works full time and while she is doing all the cooking, I do most of the rest in the household chores such as washing… Good Mrs considers cooking to be relaxation

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