Tuesday, May 05, 2015

King’s Landing

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In memory of Bondi leaving us six years ago today, some pictures of him in Croatia – notably in Dubrovnik and Split in April 2007, brought to mind by the use of these cities as settings for The Game of Thrones.

I’d also like to pay respects to my friend Richard Squire who passed away unexpectedly last week. I worked with Richard on and off from Sydney through Seattle and back in Sydney; he was an avid follower of our adventures around Europe. You are missed.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Two Chaps


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There’s a cafe in our neighbourhood that opened last year and has gone from strength to strength. The owner alerted us to the fact that Munson appears in a few photos used in an online article in broadsheet.com.au

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Australia Day Gothic

2015-01-26 17.06.25 Enmore Park was alive with all sorts of groups celebrating Australia Day. One group stole Munson’s attention for pictures and a group howl.
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Vale Puck

Puck's last frisbeeOne of Munson’s comrades from Sydney Park was diagnosed with kidney failure this week. Will brought him up to Sydney for the afternoon to say goodbye to everyone. The last time we saw them was four months ago on Sharkey’s Beach, and there was no suggestion of a problem.

I’ve thrown frisbees for Puck hundreds of times over the last seven or eight years, and will never forget his stubborn reluctance to drop the frisbee once he’d retrieved it, despite his insistence that I be available to throw it again.

For several years he wore a harness, and I worked out that if I lifted him about a metre off the ground, his grip on the frisbee would loosen enough to extract it from his grip.

He was a good mate to both Bondi and Munson and I’ll miss him.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Storm Boy

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Munson has been aching for a swim after being spoiled with multiple daily dips in lake, ocean and watering hole during our recent road trip.

A storm has been building on the western edge of the city so I figured that Silver Beach on Botany Bay would give me a good vantage point while indulging Munson. That indulgence allowed me the opportunity to catch a lightning stroke behind him as he lolled unperturbed on one of the ramps, more interested in the pelicans paddling around the shores. 

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It was all pretty quiet where we were, the action was all at least ten kilometres away – but look at those fabulous clouds!
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