Culture & 2017 – starting with ArtExpress

Entering the new year, the only brainwave I had was to attempt to get more cultural experiences.  Things like concerts, art shows and sculpture walks.  Many of these things, I’ve been to some years, and not others.  Like 2016 – I hardly managed to do any of these, so by listing them and calling them …
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2017 Bucket List – getting leaner

My original post from 2013 has seen me really work through getting the things I want to do, DONE! So I’ve also updated my ‘completed Bucket list post‘ So I have decided to republish and deleted some things that no longer seemed like things I wanted to do or buy or achieve. I ended up …
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Momofuku – Sydney

In keeping with past fancy dinners here, here and here, this year I booked with a small group to go to Momofuku in Sydney’s casino ‘The Star’. The creator is the guy behind now 21 resturants, mostly in the US, and this was the first outside the US. It was a great night, and the …
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Barre Body

I’ve recently been updating my bucket list and movign things into my complete bucket list post too, and realised, I’ve done some things I’ve wanted, and taken photos and never mentioned it on my blog – that’s like it never happening right? One is Barre BOdy.  A great friend got me a single pass in …
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No only children for me

I know some of my regular readers and friends are either only children, or parents to only child families.  This post is my thoughts and rationales, and in no way a judgement I pass on you and your circumstances.  I know that whilst at this juncture it may seem for me to be a choice, …
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The lighthouse

Just like I lived in the loft when I started this blog, let’s call place 3 the lighthouse.  I’m not sure what to call place 2 – the 2 bedder?  That’ll work! So the light house, is not, in fact a light house! It is, however, VERY light.  My father suggested my last two homes …
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I’m still here

Yep, I’m still alive – as my few infrequent blog readers would know, as I pop in and comment on your blog. I’ve had a few months without internet, so that’s explains the dip in posting.  And I’ve moved house. Here’s hoping to more posts soon…

A new car…

I’ve never owned a car outright, as long time readers might recall from this post. That’s all about to change! I have decided at the ripe old age of 31, that it’s time to buy my very own car.  It due to some frustrations by the limitations of work’s car – I can only drive …
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Sarajevo – the place that impacted me the most

Of the four countries, and five cities we visited on our European tour, I will empathically say, Bosnia was the ‘best’.  Best is a tough thing to say when I explain why I found it the most impactful.  This is a city that, IN MY CHILDHOOD, suffered a civil war for 44 months.  People starved, …
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Sarajevo, Bosnia – Day 1

We flew from Istanbul to Sarajevo Our flights was “interesting”.  There were a lot of children, and they weren’t particularly well disciplined.  I think we heard ‘Please sit down’ close to 100 times on the PA by the flight attendant.  I gather the children were not English speakers, and the flight attendants were not Turkish …
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