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Only a few weeks left now before getting on the big red boat and sailing back to Hobart. I don't know how I feel about that yet ... seems a little unreal ... to contemplate the relative normal of day to day again just when I'm just getting used to this new version of life. … Continue reading …next

…blur

Its easy to lose track of time when there is no discernible difference between day and night - its all the same here. Just a small variation in the quality of the light. Bright midday sun all day long heightened by the constant blazing glare off the snowcover and the glistening ice, softening to a … Continue reading …blur

wall…

I've hit a brick wall with my creativity in the past few weeks. A dry spell to match the 36+ degree days and hot summer nights here now that summer has kicked it into high gear. I've run out of stories to tell and the fancy words just aren't there. They are definitely in there … Continue reading wall…

re-entry…

So I'm back at work now. You can imagine my excitement. Back in Dubbo, Australia now for 10 days, spending the last 5 days locked in an office, glued to a phone and computer, staring out a distant window at the sunlight, wishing I was somewhere else. Its 'Luke Skywalker Syndrome' at its worst and … Continue reading re-entry…

rain…

Its been almost 24 hours of solid rain here in Chiang Mai and my third soaking by traffic this morning alone. It appears inevitable that no matter what I do today, I will get soaked. Just as well that I wore the fancy swimming shorts. I hadn't even had my first coffee of the day¬† … Continue reading rain…

haunted…part 1

So much weird stuff has been happening over the past weeks in the house here that I just have to tell you about it. Where to start: lets set the scene. I'm house-sitting for a friend of a friend who has gone back to Scotland for 3 months (yep I lucked out). She has this … Continue reading haunted…part 1

a little less drama…

Time for a change of pace and a little less drama. (also I'm playing with WordPress formatting so please be patient) Due to a happy coincidence, Jason Bourne and some lovely people, I found myself early Tuesday morning bouncing along in a black Suzuki Vitara once again, traveling North towards Chiang Dao. Today's project was … Continue reading a little less drama…