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Interview with Innessa in "Unification"

“Jazz and love the most difficult to explain with a rational point of view” (Mel Tormé) (the Article in Russian  http://www.unification.com.au/articles/read/3462/ ) On the 5th of November in the Russian community centre there will be a new concert by Innessa — our talented singer from the Sunshine Coast. Innessa will present our viewers with songs from…

in the train

On the train…

It’s been a while since I last used public transport. More so, when far from home in the strange densely populated Sydney, with its unfamiliar and, to me, very confusing underground system. I board the train. It is peak hour. Crowds of people barge in. To my surprise I find an empty seat and slump into it hugging…

Death Valley

Near Death (Valley) experience

2009 flashback Today we set off on a trip to Nevada in a new car. In fact the car was old (about 30) and somewhat shabby, but Robbie bought it over the internet without eyeballing it first. The car did not live up to the most unpretentious of expectations, but at least it moved and the…

ant

Revival Plan

  Moving home. It’s huge, it’s unbearably slow, it’s emotionally challenging when you need to sacrifice things that truly important to you, endlessly  making compromises. I’m feeling like a little ant trying to move his anthill  stick by stick. My friend told me that according to some researches moving home is one of the most…

teddy bear

Teddy's trip home

  In a delirious state after a long day of packing I was driving the car stuffed with guitars, toys, a Xmas tree and other ‘treasures’ back to our new house. Stopped at the red lights behind a little school bus, a boy waving at me through the back window. “Too tired to interact with…

Duck-in-the-water

Be like a duck…

Calm on the surface, but always paddling like crazy underneath!   Slowly but surely… big things are happening for me right now. I am changing HOME: my internet home and my physical home – both at the same time. In other words, we are moving to a different area (packing mountains of boxes, cleaning, painting…