The Elderly: More Than Just Resource Sinks.

So. I learned something at the supermarket today.

My hands were ridiculously full with various foodstuffs after my hubris caused me to scorn the practicality of a trolley or basket.

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Street Art 001 – Sacrifice and Rock & Roll

As most of you know, I live in Melbourne, Australia. In the very heart of the city. It’s a great place to live, more or less, and one of the perks of living here is the enormous amount of quality street art that adorns the walls of the many laneways and alleys that snake their way throughout the city.

Even some of the less than stellar quality pieces still have a certain charm.

It’s brilliant to have a constantly evolving gallery of free art to admire every time you walk to the train station, supermarket or pub. So, being the generous individual that I am, I thought I’d share some the works that spoke to me.


AC/DC Lane, Melbourne, Australia.

Carrots II: The Return.

After I posted about the overabundance of carrots in my stir fry mix (and how I forsook my rock & roll roots to Karen my little heart out about it,) I found myself reading about carrots on Wikipedia (because of course I did) and I came across the following :

“Carrots are a domesticated form of the wild carrot, Daucus carota, native to Europe and southwestern Asia.”

Once I wrapped my head around the idea that we eat domesticated carrots (!), all I could picture in my mind was a pack of fur clad wild carrots grunting at each other while hunting down other vegetables with spears.

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