So what do we do when the beach closes?

21 March 2020 I woke to the news that the global number of COVID-19 cases has risen to more than 200,000 globally with over 11,000 deaths. The number of cases in Australia are now well above 1,000. Elsewhere, a number of locals are being slated in the press for gathering at Bondi Beach during despiteContinue reading “So what do we do when the beach closes?”

Today was a good day, but for how long…

20 March 2020 There’s no point in living by the beach, if you’re not going to make the most of it. Especially when it reaches 36 degrees+ and you’re newly unemployed. Today was all about living by the ocean. Early morning gym (irresponsible I know, but I am careful) was followed by a run upContinue reading “Today was a good day, but for how long…”

Time to get productive ft. the Manly seal

19 March 2020 Ok, time to get productive. First up, time for a run. I try and run at least 20 kilometres per week and find daily exercise keeps me sane – especially without work. Today’s run was a real treat as I got up close and personal with a seal who was sunning himContinue reading “Time to get productive ft. the Manly seal”

The 'f&$k it' day

18 March 2020 I was definitely not at my sharpest today. A few too many happy hour beers at Four Pines set the tone for the rest of the evening. Wine with dinner and a couple of whiskies followed – the aim was to drink away our sorrows, and drink them away we did. TodayContinue reading “The 'f&$k it' day”

The day reality kicked in

17 March 2020 Today is St. Patrick’s Day – another event that has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading globally. It is also the day that I lost my job. For me, today is the day that the true economic implications of the virus well and truly hit home. I workedContinue reading “The day reality kicked in”