Happy New Year! The day dawned hot and sunny here with a forecast high of 38C (100F). The celebrations were incredibly subdued last night. No city fireworks – only a few neighbourhood firecrackers between 12.00 and 12.15am. Not much traffic out, not much yelling or revelry, if any at all. I think everyone is exhausted and the new year looks to be just a continuation of 2021.
So here is a chimney photo. I must be honest and admit that this was taken on 25 December, so doesn’t qualify. But I thought it was a good metaphor for 2021. Burn it up, burn it down, just get rid of it already! (Plus I don’t see a whole lot of chimneys here, so needed to grab one while I could).
I also wanted to share this article about some folks unicycling across Tasmania before the news moves on and I can’t find the link anymore: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-01/father-son-unicycling-tasmania/100716100
And if that post title put a song in your head… or did not… here it is – it reminds me of going to the rollerskating rink in the 1980s: