Dramatis persona*

helenhead Helen Chick

I've always wanted a bumper sticker that said "I'm a female, LDS/Mormon, Scout leading, geocaching, piano-playing, bicycling, mathematics educator with a PhD in maths ... and I VOTE"!

I think this makes me a minority group of cardinality 1!

* Since there's only one of me and "personae" is plural (I think), I've gone with dramatis persona.
October 2012
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17th Essendon’s 50th anniversary

One of the reasons I was going to Melbourne this weekend was to attend the 50th anniversary celebrations of the 17th Essendon Scout group, which played such a large part in my life during my time in Victoria.

When I arrived at the hall for the day’s casual festivities it was bedecked with memorabilia including enlargements of […]

12 of 12, October 2012

The photo at right is of the “Railway Roundabout” in Hobart (it maintains the name despite the fact that no train has viewed it for 30 years or more). This marked the point in the day when I had escaped the office — with far too many tasks undone — in order to ensure that I […]

Farewelling a trusty chariot

For the last ten months or so I have been a two car family, which is just a tad ridiculous given the size of the “family” and my capacity to drive two vehicles at once. Last year, when I was deciding to get a new car, I just ran out of time to do anything about […]

Moods of the Mountain #5

A couple of wintry photos.

Left: snowy mountain on 29 September. Right: Rain effects on 8 October.

The full moods of the Mountain collection is […]

Street name calling

It’s not entirely clear how official this is (Google Maps doesn’t have it, the Tasmanian Street Atlas doesn’t name it, but at least one government source does include and name it), but I came across this little laneway on […]