Weekly Wrap 579: Lockdown, meds, and magpies in the depths of winter

Sydney went into lockdown, I ended up being very sleepy thanks to the changing medication regime, and I produced a podcast — all part of my week of Monday 28 June to Sunday 4 July 2021. There were also magpies.


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The Week Ahead

It’s the second of two COVID-19 lockdown weeks for Greater Sydney. At least in theory there will only be two. My gut feeling is that there will be a few more to come.

My main goals for the week are to clarify how the hell I’ll increase my revenue in this new financial year, given that I’ve been struggling a bit lately, and get back into the flow of writing for ZDNet. I’ll also lock in some podcast dates.

Perihelion is on Tuesday morning at 0827 AEST, and then we’ll be heading back towards the Sun. You can check the time for your own location at this Perihelion and Aphelion page.

On Thursday morning I’ll watch In-Conversation with Will Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp, a discussion from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

Thursday night there’s a bonus episode of The 8pm Quiz, livestreamed on YouTube from 8pm AEST.

Further Ahead

Still not a lot in the calendar, but I don’t think this will change any time soon.

[Photo: An Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen tibicen) having breakfast at Bunjaree Cottages on 29 June 2021.]