Category Archives: Fun stuff

Hobbiton

There’s a former convict settlement in Tasmania, a penal colony. It’s the prison they used to house convicts in back when the British first settled Australia. By all accounts, it was a brutal place to live back in those days. Nowadays it’s an historic site and one of the state’s biggest tourist attractions. Port Arthur…

A musical interlude

I love Pachelbel’s Canon. We even have a CD at home, called Pachelbel’s Greatest Hit: Canon in D, which we play on occasion.  Although I do admit, while I can listen to soundtracks over and over again, the Canon album is usually a one-listen. Enough is enough. Some of my favourite Canon pieces, though, are…

The Last Jedi

We saw The Last Jedi the other day. Too many movies have given away the whole story in the trailers, so before we went, I tried very hard to avoid reading or seeing anything about The Last Jedi. Over Christmas-new year break the internet was full of opinions about the latest Star Wars movie.  I…