Sister stayed many times in our absence, including the night before we returned. I hope guests appreciate that they stay in what is almost hotel style accommodation ten minutes from the centre of the world's most liveable city. No Sister, much as we love you and Little Jo and Bone Doctor, don't be here when we return from Europe. We will be
While we did not suffer jetlag, we felt a little queer for a couple of days. Boom boom. We functioned, but everything seemed a little surreal.
I spent a lot of time sorting digital photos but we did get out and about a bit. We took Mother to hospital for an overnight stay for a colonoscopy. No problems was the result. Get off pain killers Mother. She is going to try with morphine patches. (you are lucky I am focused on holiday posts and don't give you the full version)
Pig protesters at the old GPO. Don't misinterpret. They are figurative pigs and they aren't protesting against pigs. Quite the contrary. Their mission is the motherhood ideal of treating pigs kindly, and not sow stall them. I agree with them. As I said, motherhood is good.
Wow, Savoy Tavern at the corner of Bourke and Spencer Streets has re-opened after being a boarded up site for many years. But the owner Mark, brother of comedian Peter Rowsthorn has now sold it to an Asian company who will build a highrise there.
The old mail exchange, where letters used to be sorted. R worked there as a fill in between proper jobs. It is fine functional building, or was. There was a tunnel to Spencer Street Station across the road, the tunnel used to move mail to and from the station.
I am all for keeping our history, but I don't really like it.
Remember my damaged lavatory lid? I bought a new seat and lid and I started to fit it and it was not easy. Get out of the way bitch. R took over, and then gave up. He said that while he had patience for such things when he was younger, he no longer does. I retook over and methodically went about it. I am like a kid with a new toy. I love my soft closing seat and lid. I open it and let it close it just to amuse myself. Turn your sound on. I love the clonks as surfaces connect. Sorry, You Tube is taking forever to correct the video from sideways, so you may have to twist your neck a bit.
I connected with Gattina as I was sorting out photos. She once mentioned she spent quite a long time sorting out holiday photos. During our trip I took between 50 and 150 photos a day. Multiply that by 30 days.They really do take some sorting out.
It was a bit far away for a good photo and this is severely cropped, but this balloon thingie was advertising a communication company with the unfortunate name of Dodo, that is the extinct bird. ABI Brother was a Dodo customer for a while. Dodo deserves its historical fate.