My Dying Father
My father is dying. He has an extremely rare brain disease meaning he won’t be around for much longer.
Some Things Learnt in 2022
What did I learn in 2022? Here’s a list.
Alarm Clocks, Nature Sound Gallery, Morning Routine, and a 4-Day Work Week
Since April this year I have switched to a 4-day work week and it’s possibly the best work-related change I’ve made to my life in years. I now work from Monday to Thursday and am ‘free’ from Friday to Sunday.
The Good and Not So Good of 2021
Above – the most memorable moment of 2021. Playing with my daughter in torrential rain. Time for some reflection on 2021. This usually stays private for the pages of my journal but I’ve decided to do a version for this website. I’d like seanbreslin.net to evolve and encompass more of my life and be more…
Hiking: The Three Peaks / Keeping it Simple
OK, I get it. Raising kids is hard. Harder than I thought. Much harder. Throw in work, the rainy season, the virus, the insane heat and humidity of the the Japanese summer and getting out to hike even in my local hills is difficult to do. But last night I managed to escape for a…
Life & Photography: Prints From the Past for a New Life
I need to make boxes and boxes of prints like we did before digital came along and banished everything to zeros and ones. Remember flicking through real family albums for more than a zillionth of a second?
Life: The Riverbank
It was during a walk around my neighbourhood – I saw grandson and grandmother out with a kite.
Life Changes: Time, Adoption, Death of Friends, and a Pair of Shoes.
On the very same day that we brought the child home a good friend passed away. He had so many good things going for him but in the last couple of years made some reckless life choices and threw them all away.