the kitchen this afternoon

The fridge beeps if the door is left open for longer than one minute. The beeps are the kind that burrow into my brain. Getting the celery to fit back in the vegetable drawer after taking out the capsicum and beans takes one minute and thirty seconds. By the end of...

It’s in the job specification

The mister My tech crew has arrived. We took him on a bit of a walk around the ‘hood (‘here’s where we buy our musk sticks’ and ‘here’s where Mum buys her wine’), then down to the Royal Mile, checked out my venue, and now...

Liveblogging moving day

Sitting on the floor of my loungeroom, grateful for my netbook and not-cheap mobile wireless broadband connection, surrounded by plastic wrapped lounge chairs, boxes of books and burly men – one of whom has to work on his birthday – occasionally yelling,...