That was the year that was – 2010

How lucky am I that last year, 2010, was one of mostly ‘highs’ for me.  Even some of the lows brought unexpected moments of bitter-sweet melancholy. And that’s a good thing in my book.  The idea that we must always be happy is such a western concept. Times of sober pensiveness are important aspects of…

My 2010 reading list

I have a friend who set herself a goal of 100 books in one year.  I don’t even try to read that many, and never manage to finish everything that I start. Some are meant to be dipped into and not read cover to cover, like the BKS Iyengar classic, An Illustrated Light on Yoga. …

Andrew and his amazing camera

The quality of my photos increased greatly once Andrew joined me in Italy. I will use his photos on this blog from time to time but mainly it’s just a place for me to make observations.

New iPhone WordPress Application

Andrew downloaded the WordPress app for me yesterday. This is my first attempt at using it. First impression, it’s intuitive enough but I would like more dashboard functionality. Not sure how to add photos, links etc. So I will save this text and check it out. Right-o, all I had to do was click Done,…

Twittering, catching up on US politics and just reflecting

I am a twitterer and am probably more suited to the short format.  Whether it’s finding time for a concentrated bout of writing, short attention span or just my nature, I am not sure.  Most of my work day I spend at a screen and keyboard so I am probably a bit averse to logging…

Call yourself a blogger?

Well, I have not typed a word here for many months, so what is going on?  Well, I think work is getting in the way of life.  Common problem I know… However, recently I have had the opportunity to go away and spend some time away from the ‘documentation factory’.  Because I spend 8+ hours…

Life of a part-time blogger

The stats are in — I am officially a very part-time blogger. Just what have I been up to since March 08 when last I tapped these tiny keys? Changing jobs, twice; writing PR articles for the IPEd (Institute of Professional Editors) conference next October (2 of 4 articles here: http://www.editors-sa.org.au/?q=node/67); travelling to Perth for…

What’s going on with this blog?

Blog has suffered greatly this summer. Kittens have been acquired, Conference committee meetings have resumed, yoga is back on for the year, work is busy. Excuses for not blogging? Naw, just been busy. Kittens to play with, and rescue from rooftops and trees; Adelaide Fringe is on, acts to see; Adelaide Festival on, Writer’s week…

1 week and three days ago

Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future…Steve Miller Well, what has happened to my Blog time. Having visitors makes it even more difficult to dedicate the time required, especially when I am working full time. I don’t know how people with kids get anything done. I am back riding my bike to work…