lividlili words | travel | life


Friday Flush, 8 June 2012

(Posting from sunny Cairns on the ol iPod so links may not work!) Water seems like a pretty fundamental human right – most nations agree and finally Canada is on board. The Gates Foundation is sponsoring research into low cost toileting systems – a phenomenal opportunity for people involved in...


Friday Flush – 1 June 2012

Welcome back to the boglogger’s Friday Flush! Catch up on the web’s premier round up of global loo news! To Pee or Not to Pee First up, a debate in the UK about whether or not it is acceptable to urinate in public. You can read the full article here,...

Dead Souls 0

Dead Souls

I started reading Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol in February 2011… and I just finished it. Gah what a hard going piece of work it is, to be sure. I started reading it through DailyLit which is a good concept but somehow just didn’t work for me. Probably because I...


Saturday morning

The myna landed on the rail and blinked at me, startled. The streak of yellow in its wing made it fish-like and as it darted off again I felt like I was under water, with the day all cool and foggy, misty water, slow and sluggish. When I’m at the...


Toku Toku truffle trouble

How long does it take the smell of truffle to disperse? It’s been days since I drunkenly and irresponsibly ate out at Toku Toku in Glebe, and I can still smell the truffle oil. That shit be potent, yeah? PS – bloody great food.


Have courage

New paste-up appeared last week next to Redfern Fruit World on Regent Street. I hope one day I do.

The view from the treadmill 0

The view from the treadmill

I joined up at the gym at the NCIE (National Centre for Indigenous Excellence) yesterday. I’ve been meaning to do it for a few weeks, but there was sickness, and boozing, and beer, and pinball and then some other things probably but mostly I think I was waylaid by beer....

Gemma 0


Walking home from work, my hands buried deep in the pockets of my red jacket, my iPod buried deep in my brain with the 2x speeded up Alan Saunders talking Hegel, me with spiky hair, long jeans scuffing, heading to the gym… I saw a young man who had obviously...



I certainly don’t hide the fact that I’m a flaming great big homo, but there’s one thing I’m decidedly un-homo about. Milk. I know I bang on about organic stuff, but my golly goshness Paul’s organic unhomogenised full fat milk is the absolute bollocks. Eating muesli is so much more...