Postcard 73 from Robina, Kathmandu, September 21, 2016

Postcard 73 from Robina, Kathmandu, September 21, 2016

From Melbourne I flew to Bangkok via Kuala Lumpur on Thursday August 11. My sister Julie drove me from Carlton. But I forgot to mention a couple of events earlier that week. On the Monday, a couple of hours before I left Sydney, I recorded an interview with Jane...
Postcard 70 from Robina: Dunedin, June 5, 2016

Postcard 70 from Robina: Dunedin, June 5, 2016

I flew to Auckland on Friday, May 20. It’s less than three hours from Sydney. New Zealand! I haven’t been here for 10 years, perhaps longer. I like this place. It’s small, for a start – less than the population of Melbourne, which is 5 million or so. Some nice cities,...
Postcard 65 from Robina: Marzens, France, January 1, 2016

Postcard 65 from Robina: Marzens, France, January 1, 2016

On December 3 I flew to Cyprus, arriving in Larnaca and then driving to Nicosia. First time there! I’d met Dino Joachim, who runs Thab She Ling there, in London in 2014 and he suggested I come. I had no idea where it was, but when I Googled it I discovered it was just...