Much packing, organising, turning off of fridge, plants watering, courier arriving, eating the remainders of the fridge. (and so on.) A taxi to the airport, Tegel, with the quickest checking and through customs I’ve ever had, then waiting and sleeping. … Continue reading
Two years now. And it was yesterday. I arrived in Berlin after some hours from Frankfurt on the train, easier to pass this way than on another flight after days of moving across hemispheres. And then on to Vienna and … Continue reading
Around twenty minutes before the decent would reach its terminal conclusion, I fell asleep, the Airbus landing, front or side wheels making ominous thunk-thunk-thunk across the apron, the usual rattling of the grounded can, a cessation of metallic, nagging engines … Continue reading
This evening I wander west again, europe no longer under the baleful eye of Eyjafjallajökull, though I do find volcanoes pretty, and somehow all my favourite holiday destinations – Kamchatka, Patagonia – seem to involve ice, mountains and eruptions. Brussels! … Continue reading
An ominous bruised horizon, warnings of thunderstorms and a deadening, electric heat tense to snap, I was hoping for a funpark joyride of a flight with plenty of turbulence punctuated by occasional vertiginous, stomach-voiding drops in altitude. Nothing of the … Continue reading
It’s been a day of phonecalls that made me go waah! and again, waah!!! Lots of happiness here., and I’m off to Adelaide again tomorrow for more tanz excitement. Ja über. Blogging probably again on the weekend sometime. I hope.
After a late night of cheese and champagne with two of my dearest friends, we arose much later to chase balloons across the morning sky. Riding in Paul’s van, driving across Melbourne to the highest hills, and just when we … Continue reading