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Author Archives: Richard Morris
Painful. I’m struggling to walk downstairs (for some reason going upstairs is much less of a problem). Sitting is alright, but getting up can only be done slowly. I ran the Melbourne Marathon last week, and in the aftermath I … Continue reading
I’ve been feeling inspired by the London 2012 Olympians and Paralympians to do a bit more running recently. As it is Spring in Australia, it is pretty nice weather to be out. I even saw a dolphin or two recently … Continue reading
A flash of Australian gold and green team kit passes me on the outside. I’m going pretty fast, but he easily pulls ahead, running with an effortless pace. I realise it is (Australian teenage athlete sensation) Steven Solomon, London 2012 … Continue reading
The numbers on the backs of their shirts are made up of tens of tiny photographs of fans. The players choose a word to be embroidered into their jerseys – at the moment it says the Welsh word for “privilege”. … Continue reading
As I walk down Brook Street in central London it makes me smile to see the blue plaques on two adjacent houses. The circular blue plaques are part of a 140 year old scheme that commemorates where famous people lived … Continue reading
I’ve recently finished reading Claire Tomalin’s biography of Charles Dickens. It is an excellent book, far more engaging than a weighty literary biography ought to be. I particularly enjoyed the descriptions of Dickens in London. Tomalin does a great job … Continue reading
I hadn’t heard the response, when someone grumbles about something being difficult, “Well take two teaspoons of concrete – and toughen up!” until I came to Australia. Unfortunately for me I have to tell it to myself most days when … Continue reading
What is nearly 800 years old, written in snail slime and soot and a connection between Britain and Australia? If you said the Magna Carta, you’re right. And I’m surprised and impressed you got it… I’m standing in front … Continue reading
“Keeper of Time”. A great job title, like something out of Star Wars, and somehow particularly appropriate to hear at the turn of the year. As I learned from my National Trust guide at Government House in Parramatta at the weekend, … Continue reading