This is from the time I was a stats student. It was a trying period that turned into a fond memory. I was repeating a unit. But this time, we had a new professor. This was a snapshot of the day of the welcome barbeque. ** Sausage Sizzles It was spring and the campus was … Continue reading Sausage Sizzles!
November was a busy month filled with late nights on caffeine, a lot of killing my keyboard with Ctrl+S, a good amount of procrastination, intermittent bargain hunting (with Black Friday and Cyber Monday happening), surprises, faces from the past, and a few dining adventures. It was an odd sort of a month characterised by a … Continue reading Friday
I was inspired by my own semi ‘last’ day at work (for a while at least) and RUOK Day, both of which were this month. I tried to put into words a few feelings I have had at times, at odd moments, and for no reason at all; I think they’re universal. We’re all human—and … Continue reading Writing: A Last Day
This writing short is of an encounter with a charity representative on the Friday after work. It got me thinking and it got me Googling. It was an unusual, if not strange, encounter so I thought I’d write something. I hope the guy I spoke to was genuine. I do believe he was. On the … Continue reading Writing: In the Detail
The beef pie I had from Marty’s Gourmet was one of the best pies I’ve had this year. On second thoughts given most pies I’ve had have been the reheated frozen kind, a voice, of my subconscious in some American accent I’ve dreamt up, yells out: ‘that’s no yardstick!’ This pie was certainly better than … Continue reading Beef Appreciation & Beef Pies: Marty’s Gourmet, Willetton and Jean Pierre Sancho, St Georges Terrace