Too quickly it goes

David Eddings passed away. Sadness. I can still remember reading Pawn of Prophecy for the first time in high school. Adored it. I’d always liked fantasy but this I really liked. It felt more real than things like Lord of the Rings. There were still exotic names and monsters and…

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Murphy’s law

I have been taking my baby steps back into exercise. Walked on the weekend on both days. Went back to pilates on Monday (which was an exercise in ‘ow I used to be able to do this much more easily’). Have been eating healthily and stocked up the fridge with…

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Vale

Paul Newman has left us at the age of 83. I remember seeing The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid when I was younger and being pretty taken with both Paul and Robert Redford. And I’ve liked them both ever since. Paul was a great actor, had gorgeous…

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Argh

I’m still in Singapore. Of course, they made us wait until after midnight until they cancelled the flight. Supposed to be leaving midday. We’ll see. I’ve had less than four hours sleep, no communication from qantas (had to talk to the work people to find out what time my flight…

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Unfair

It seems to me that when you are on a very restricted diet and at least attempt to be organised and spend the weekend cooking enough dinners and lunches made from stuff you can eat to freeze and get you through the week, that the universe should cut you some…

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