Self Assessment

Row of observatory domes at Mt Stromlo Observatory, Canberra, Australia

It’s self-assessment time again. They tell us it’s for self-improvement. The memo reads: “It’s a way to get your boss on your side, so you can work together to be a better team-member.” Oh yeah? I’m an engineer at the observatory. I’m the guy that helps the astronomers point the telescopes at the coordinates they … Continue reading Self Assessment

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Homeless

Graffiti on a brick wall

The sun sets again and it’s time to find a place to rest. The birds return to their favourite tree, the lizards resume their nooks, wombats fill holes and platypuses dwell in burrows. Most folks go home, but when you’re homeless, where do you go? The trick is to look like you’re waiting for someone … Continue reading Homeless