On the week I resigned, I started telling some people around the office I would be leaving. The unescapable 1st question was “Oh, so where are you moving on to?”  It’s a ‘to be expected’ question, but I didn’t like it, so I didn’t answer it. The only exception was this guy who I now … Continue reading XXVII – WWW


XXVI – Weekend Away

 “It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.” F. Scott Fitzgerald   15 May 2016, Gold Coast It’s Sunday morning and I’ve woken up on the Gold Coast, in the house of the A.F. family. I’m … Continue reading XXVI – Weekend Away

XXV – Prognostics

19 April 2016, Brisbane. A few days ago, Catarina proposed me a challenge: that I write down what I think my days will look like from September 2016, when we get back from Portugal to live in Noosa. Challenge accepted.   Ideally, both of us will be able to find part-time jobs without a scheduling … Continue reading XXV – Prognostics


XXIV – And Here We Are

New Home Today is the 3rd morning of a new life, new light, new sounds, new scents, new everything. All is new except for the essential. Today is our 3rd morning in this house, our new home. The move itself went flawlessly. With the help of B. and G. and a rental truck, the Brisbane-Noosa-Brisbane … Continue reading XXIV – And Here We Are