I suspect interacting with the modern world of technology is helping my recovery. Even something as simpleĀ as remembering passwords helps making my memory active, perhaps if I had been a farmer I would need to remember other simple things like which fertilizer. I do quite a lot here in cyberspace, the technology coffee shop for... Continue Reading →


I think we haveĀ overcome the need for telephone numbers. We only need an internet connection nowadays, through the net I can talk to anyone globally, even video call, I don't need to know their number. And then there is email etc. The SIM cards in our hand phones need only an internet connection. We will... Continue Reading →


My standard morning at the coffee shop near home, the usual seat. Looking where I normally look I see a hobbling woman struggling along all hunched over, I try to imagine the events of her life, the events that have made her the woman that she is today. I believe there was no event in... Continue Reading →


My wife and I visited St Patrick's cathedral on my second last day in Melbourne. I think it is the best church in Melbourne, possibly Australia. Churches are quite impressive considering that religion has preoccupied humans since we could think, we have always tried to understand existence. Saint Patrick's cathedral has breathtaking architecture with great... Continue Reading →


Getting very near the end of my exploration into distant memory. I just had lunch at one of my favourite places in the old city, Movida. A Spanish tapas restaurant surrounded by graffiti art. I could even remember my typical food there, anchovies tapas. I remembered the name of the lane it is in when... Continue Reading →


It's time for me to leave the past, turn to the present and hope for the future. I'm excited about soon being with my wife again and going to our home in Singapore. My purpose in coming to Melbourne was recovery from coma. I suspect my memory and walking have improved while being here, although... Continue Reading →

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