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Blog #15 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY TEN

Well today was the BIG DAY – Covid-19 Testing Day! All we were told was that we would be tested some time between 9 and 5. So after an early morning fresh air break from 8.30 to 9.OO we returned … Continue reading

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Blog #14 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY NINE

Hi all. Well it continues to be an action-packed roller-coaster ride of excitement here. Last night for the AFL GRAND FINAL the Story Bridge was lit up in both Geelong and Richmond colours. And would you believe, at the very … Continue reading

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Blog #13 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY EIGHT

Ok in the last blog I cleverly FORESHADOWED (devious writer’s trick) that today some BIG CHANGES WOULD BE HAPPENING. And LOOK I wasn’t kidding – NEW SHEETS, TOWELS AND BATHROOM STUFF have arrived! Now the thing is, even though we … Continue reading

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Blog #12 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY SEVEN

They say we’re young and we don’t know, we won’t find out until we growWell I don’t know if all that’s true ’cause you got me, and baby I got you … Hi all. Today’s BLOG is brought to you … Continue reading

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Blog #11 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY SIX

Hi everyone. After answering yesterday’s fairly dubious questions I thought I might respond to some of the more legitimate questions that I’ve received mainly from folks overseas who are curious as to why we are in hotel quarantine in the … Continue reading

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Blog #10 Hotel Quarantine DAY FIVE

You’ll never guess where I am! Oh, right. There you go. Well done, you. But just remember – no one loves a clever dick! Anyway I’ve been inundated by an avalanche of questions (FACT CHECK REQUIRED) about particular details of … Continue reading

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Blog #9 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY FOUR

Back again. First up congratulations to anyone who correctly identified the intertextual links to the two films in the previous blog. Especially ALEX G. who picked “All work and no play makes Ard a dull girl” as being a reference … Continue reading

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Blog #8 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY THREE

Yes it’s hard to believe but it’s already GROUNDHOG DAY THREE here in the 5 Star High Security Marriott. Honestly it seems like yesterday that I was moaning and whining about it “only being DAY TWO“! Anyway I’ve got loads … Continue reading

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Blog #7 Hotel Quarantine DAY TWO

Still here. Nothing much has changed. Although last night the story Bridge was lit up in Lions’ colours. It didn’t seem to help. This morning we rang up and asked for our first ‘fresh air’ break. Not long after a … Continue reading

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Blog #6 2020: Hotel Quarantine DAY ONE.

For the past 5 weeks my wife and I have been staying with our clever, gorgeous and hilarious one-year-old grand daughter and her proud parents down in Melbourne as Melburnians and Victorians in general have been continuing to heroically battle … Continue reading

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