Upcoming Events: Christmas in Melbourne 2014

Yarra River
The iconic Yarra River that runs through Melbourne

Things have been rather hectic for me but only because, as you’d know, I wrote about ‘what’s next’ and thanks to Stephen Covey, I’ve rewritten my eulogy. Scary, yes. But mortality is both a gift and a curse. Continue reading “Upcoming Events: Christmas in Melbourne 2014”

Christmas in Melbourne 2013

Who doesn’t love Christmas and this year, the City of Melbourne did not disappoint. It had events and activities for young and old and ensured that the Christmas spirit was alive and well through out the city. Continue reading “Christmas in Melbourne 2013”

All That Jazz

Call it serendipity or just plain damn luck!

Having been introduced to Jazz in all it’s forms in the last 2 years, I’ve always resolved to get to the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. Given that I COMPLETELY missed out on last year’s event, I vowed to go to it this year. As usual, life got in the way and the little monthly reminders I had set up got overtaken by higher priorities. That was, until I decided to pick up my “research folder” and as it fell clumsily away from me, a blue book fell out emblazoned with “Melbourne International Jazz Festival 31 May – 09 June”. I steadied my beating heart. You see, I’m one of those people that enjoy reminding myself of what I had missed out especially when I really wanted something. So perhaps, it could be the last year. But then, there in bold letters it stated 2013. Hence my irregular posting update. For the first time, I’ll be getting to it before the event than after. Definitely felt like Gandalf

A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.

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