Troubled, I woke up to a particularly unhappy mood. Persisting until late afternoon, the girls, knowing me well after only week, they could tell I had lost my happy 'jelly beans'. With an 'are you ok' there were some tears and a particularly good offered German hug. Jane's cure for such situations: a tuna sandwich, … Continue reading Dumplings, Tweedle Dee and Shared Linguistics
Am I Scottish or am I Australian....?! A strange question perhaps yet a question I asked myself whilst videoing myself to hear what I sounded like after my sister informed me I sounded Australian whilst on the phone to her last Sunday. I know I am upward inflecting my sentences. I pick up new phrases … Continue reading Am I Scottish or am I Australian?
This week I have been writing...! With actual pen and paper. About my surroundings. Not for my journal or my blog. I am a little surprised by this turn of events! But I like it. Inspiration literally arrived after I posted my last blog post and has stayed with me... Every day as I walk … Continue reading Musical Lexicons and Devilled Eggs
My legs are a mess. I must have at least twenty bites on them. Some mozzies, I'm not sure of the rest. Vigilant in my application of bug spray in Batchelor, Darwin's cityscape has not been so kind. I hope they don't scar. Travelling south by bus, I watch the landscape out my window. Red … Continue reading Squashing Katherine
Bag fixed. Check. Clothes left and rucksack packed better. Check. Still as heavy. Check. Leaving Darwin with significantly more mozzie bites than I arrived with. Check. Achieving nearly everything I wanted to achieve in the five day window I gave myself (save for putting photos on fb... Sorry Tassie companions, I wish I'd brought a … Continue reading Inspiration at Sunset in Mindil