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beach reverie  Posted on 11/18/2013
While the pace of western life accelerates in a flurry of infernal busyness, and the time stress tightens like a corset as Christmas draws near, I tend to get slower as the torrid wet season approaches. After eight months on rubber time it...
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a visa run around  Posted on 11/16/2013
There was a plan and it was good. Then there was a most unexpected incident and the itinerary went spiralling into oblivion, washed away by my tears. I had to dig very deep to accept the reality of the present and release my attachment to...
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300 steps  Posted on 10/02/2013
There is a tourist object on the south coast known as 300 steps. We have been aware of its existence for many years, however it was only this week that we finally made it over the potholes and dubious bridges to climb to the lookout and...
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up the back  Posted on 09/17/2013
This post has been steeping in the mystifying pot of the internet for a week, where I have been unable to access it. After many long frustrating hours it has finally loaded and I am pleased to send it on its way with images from an early...
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a cake for aquaman  Posted on 09/02/2013
I was under strict instructions not to make a fuss for Aquaman's 40th birthday, and I tried, really I did, but the opportunity to bake a cake and get out the teaspoon collection was too much to bare. It was just a little afternoon...
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race round  Posted on 08/31/2013
The hus is a pre-Christian ritual tradition, formerly held to ask the deities for rain, a good harvest or other bounty. Horseman sport the distinctive tilangga hats and ikat cloth, and the horse’s mane, tail and head are decorated;...
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a moveable feast  Posted on 08/19/2013
After the indulgences of Bali, I was happy to return to the raw vegan sensibility - fresh, ripe, organic fruit and vegies, sprouts, seeds and occasional nuts. Simple, grain free, unprocessed, with nil by mouth other than herbal tea after...
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winter walk  Posted on 08/09/2013
Today was the coolest morning of the year, down to 20 degrees at dawn. Just the right level of winter nip for this tropical koala. An extra sarong on the bed at night, beautiful conditions for a sunrise walk, then by 9am it is back up to...
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burger queen  Posted on 07/30/2013
If you follow my instagram feed @sallymaymills you will have seen a version of these photos already. For those of you who don't 'gram it, and I know there are many, I didn't want you to miss out on my last camp oven beach...
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little tom turns one  Posted on 07/29/2013
Aquaman has more than one namesake in the village, and yesterday was the first birthday celebration of the most recent Tom. We thought it was going to be a small family gathering, perhaps with a cup of sickly sweet tea and little else, so...
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  • aussieinindo
    aussieinindo 26 October 2011 08:29:12

    Hi Great to read a passionate blog about a life I would like to live again,a middle aged surfer myself I have been searching for a place like you have there for a long time, I use to live in Bali but due to heavy traffic and pollution etc left, married and found a wonderful lady : }.
    I have traveled to Timor before and called it the Bay of Pigs you can guess why lol. but would love to return especially if you can share some knowledge of the surroundings there you have found.Be great to chat with your husband I love architecture as well especially using waste products to construct houses for the poor.
    Maybe you can also check us out at ECOlure.com especially if you like raw living anyway keep up the good work.

    Regards
    Peter

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