How’re ya goin’?

Just a short blog today. I visited Dr P yesterday and had my cancer-fighting injection, so today I feel like crap. It’s worth it, of course, because here I am, five years along from diagnosis day, and I’m doing okay. What’s a couple of days of lousiness compared to years of life? Right? I just thought I’d better pop my head out of the bunker to ask: are you all okay? What with people bombing Aleppo into a pile of gravel; the Zika virus creeping its way up through South America; people still starving to death in the Sudan and neighbouring countries; IS (or whatever the hell they call themselves this week) still merrily beheading, burning and crucifying people who haven’t got long enough beards or who don’t go along with their...

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The week that was

Well, that was an interesting week or so: state-wide blackout due to fallen towers; fallen towers due to cyclonic winds; hail and lightning (very, very frightening); king tides; tidal surges; flooding here, there and everywhere; vineyards up to their knees in water; market gardens ready for harvest – gone; great slabs of bitumen lifted off road surfaces due to flooding; sides of hills slipping down onto roadways; people trapped in lifts (what a nightmare!); traffic slowed to a crawl because all the traffic lights were out; confused and terrified pets gone missing, and a house fire or two due to candles being left burning… ¬†You can’t say life in South Australia is dull. Of course, the politicians had a field day trying to use this state-wide,...

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