One of many new graffiti on the homebound route. Day one, ride one.

A new arrival today from Barma’s Books of Sheffield, UK. Step By Step In Esperanto, eighth edition, 1965. It’s in great condition, and inside I found a cardboard listing of Esperanto books, dated 1974, from Australia. πŸ“–

Huia Sauvignon Blanc, 2011, from our trip to NZ in 2016. It’s been a long time waiting.🍷

Finished reading: 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff πŸ“š β˜…β˜… / #17

Progressing through Assimil’s French With Ease, a lesson each day, remembering bits and pieces from my five years of secondary school French over 25 years ago. πŸ“–

Just came across this photo from 2013, taken with my old Canon EOS 3 (eye-controlled auto-focus!) on Fujifilm 400T movie film. Taipei, Taiwan. πŸ“·πŸŽž

Tongan language materials just arrived. Looking forward to making a start on it, but not yet. πŸ“–

Finished reading: Dances With Wolves by Michael Blake πŸ“š β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… / #16

Latest coffee beans from Horsham Coffee Roaster. Have to buy multiple to make shipping worthwhile… at least that’s my excuse. πŸ˜† I hope you got some too, @jsanchez! β˜•οΈ


Lunar new year’s day hike. Overlooking Bitan (η’§ζ½­).


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Fourteen days of (vegetarian) lunch boxes, and finally I’m free

Being in enforced quarantine shouldn’t mean putting up with bad coffee β˜•οΈ