The daily grind

For all the visits to Europe, Japan and the rest of Asia there is one journey I take more often than any other. Most days of the week see me in a car, train or on my legs between my home in Sydney’s south to Epping in the north, via childcare in North Ryde, a journey that takes up to 2 1/2 hours one way.

It’s actually a pretty scenic ride. From dramatic morning sunrises as we cross the Woronora River to the sunsets over the incomparable Sydney Harbour Bridge, walks past bamboo stands and native bushland near my workplace and the futuristic stations of the Epping to Chatswood railway line, Sydney’s newest.

This is a short experimental video I made using my phone, camera and Sony’s Movie Story software. Unfortunately, Alex used up all our 25 GBs of monthly bandwidth watching children’s shows on ABC iView so I couldn’t upload a high res copy. Maybe once I sort out some missing software issues…