Monthly Archives: October 2008

Allergies

So years after I have stopped any kind of medication for hayfever, I come to Brisbane and ….whoa….here it is again…..I started weaning myself off  any form of treatment for hayfever in 1999…mmhhh..significant year…..have used absolutely none since 2004 So … Continue reading

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Routine

It is interesting how quickly things become more routine. Two weeks ago, I had hardly ever seen Brisbane. Now it is becoming much more familiar – well the central part of it at least. Likewise with the temperature. Two weeks … Continue reading

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Southbank

Isn’t interesting how arts centres are often associated with rivers – Southbank in London, East Bank in Paris, Southbank in Brisbane…..not to forget the Danube River in Europe. I walked the Southbank today in a beautiful Brisbane day – about … Continue reading

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The return….

Brisbane  -well the small part of it that I have seen! –  almost seems familiar. It was great to return and feel able to relax, knowing that I do not have to change accommodation for over two weeks!   Having … Continue reading

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Surfers Paradise

So I finally made it into my hotel room after arrival. The hotel is not too bad – only the service is ….. Once in my room of course I have managed to hide away from them   :):) So I … Continue reading

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No photos today…

Here I sit in the foyer of the "famous" Legends Hotel in Surfers’ Paradise. I arrived about 11.00 to be greeted with the news that check-in time is 2.30 (despite their begin advised that I would arrive in the morning) … Continue reading

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Brisbane storms

I have seen Brisbane at best and worst in the last couple of days. Currently we are experiencing a storm that is threatening to call off the World Cup Football game being played only a couple of kilometres away from … Continue reading

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Haircut day…..

I leave for my examination tour in two days, so today was….haircut day!! Time to tidy up the garden …and myself of course….well as much as possible in my case! …  🙂 It has been a beautiful Spring day here … Continue reading

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Forgive them…..

The current economic upheaval may help to bring a few wealthy people back down to earth . Even in Europe and England – far from being immune to the effects of US economic policies – they are affected by the … Continue reading

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Life is not a Chick-Flick!

Interesting today…I watched a chick flick called "Wimbledon". Mainly because I really want to go there one day to watch the tennis. Of course being one of "those films"……everything ends up happily ever after….and all the accidents and coincidences turn … Continue reading

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