Happiness as Anarchy #126: One month holiday

Five weeks off work would make anyone happy, and I’m no exception. An adventure across the Pacific awaits with tango shoes and a foreign language. Sleeping in, dancing late, discovering a new city with its food, culture and songs, meeting people, having time to think, create, wonder and wander. See you Friday, Buenos Aires!  

Happiness as Anarchy #100: Backyard Construction

Building things and solving problems makes me happy. The chicken have moved in and seem happy in their new palace. It is a fine construction built with my kids and my dad. To the stranger it may appear to simply be a chicken coop, but I see a memory palace – the day three generations… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #100: Backyard Construction

Happiness as Anarchy #71: Sleeping like a log

There’s something very satisfying about waking up feeling like you’ve slept well. I never get enough hours, but I love it when I’m physically exhausted and wake up in exactly the same position as I went to sleep in. As though I fell asleep the instant my head hit the pillow and I didn’t budge… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #71: Sleeping like a log

Happiness as Anarchy #65: Mysterious Doors

Where does the mysterious, illuminated door lead? Does it open? What lies on the other side? Can you step back through and return if you choose? Who has walked through the door before you? What mysterious adventures await on the other side? Why does it shine so brightly? There is only one way to find… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #65: Mysterious Doors

Happiness as Anarchy #54: Looking Up

There’s a certain similarity in cities these days – the same chain stores with the plate glass windows and decor. Look up above street level, though, and the character of a city is on show. Hobart is no exception. Street level in the CBD is reasonably generic, but one storey up is a different vision.… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #54: Looking Up