Weekly Wrap 500: Cats, cat-sitting, Christmas, and trains

Monday 23 to Sunday 29 December 2019 was a curious Christmas week, and a week of cat-sitting. I went to an actual Christmas Lunch for the first time in 15 or maybe even 20 years. And then there was… well… you’d better read on.


I’m not sure these count as “articles” as such, but they’re non-podcast media that I made so here they are.

Media Appearances

Podcasts, Corporate Largesse


The Week Ahead

I’m keeping it flexible. It’s New Year’s Eve on Tuesday, and then the holiday for New Year’s Day on Wednesday. I was scheduled to return to the Blue Mountains on Monday, but the bushfire risk may well return. I’ll monitor and decide day by day.

Update 30 December 2019: I’ll stay in Sydney until Wednesday, and then review my plans.

Further Ahead

I still haven’t planned anything over the summer, but there’s a few events locked in for later in the New Year. Please let me know if there’s anything I should add. Send airline tickets if it’s outside the Sydney region.

[Photo: K-Set at Clyde. A four-car Sydney Trains K-Set at Clyde station, ready for its run north along the soon-to-close Carlingford Line. Photographed on 23 December 2019.]