Monthly Archives: February 2011

forlorn landscape

Two days after TC Carlos the foreshore looks more than a little forlorn. Last week the park land looked delightfully rustic. Now it is definitely a bit mussed up …           To add to the ambience … Continue reading

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The day belonged to Tropical Cyclone Carlos

On Tuesday afternoon I spent two hours poolside in pouring rain determined that my squad would get in a good session before the tropical low lashing the city intensified into a cyclone. Which is what happened. I woke Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Tough run today

After Saturday procrastination I reviewed several students’ work before going on my long run. This meant I was late leaving. Not only was I late, I did not have my canine companion – still recovering from her operation, and I … Continue reading

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mud is the new medium

Forget annus horribilus, I am having monthous monstrous, and it is only the 9th. My back yard is an absolute quagmire; the lawn has been chewed to oblivion by a small excavator pushing earth back into the trenches dug to … Continue reading

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“fat around my gut and not quick enough”

“fat around my gut and not quick enough” is a phrase from a blog of a fellow janathoner. My response was as follows “commiserations – I share your dilemna but what the heck; enjoy life, enjoy exercising, and nuture all … Continue reading

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disorder squared

  Disorder tends to be a characteristic of my home despite my desire that it be otherwise. Today took it to new heights. I finished a double lesson going through features and conventions used in the documentary ‘Dark Days‘ by … Continue reading

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