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Ned Martin’s Journal 2016

Welcome to my journal for the year of 2016.

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January

Sat 26th Dec – Sat 2nd Jan 2016

Bronwen & I go to Woodford Folk Festival, see many, many things & have a good time.

Woodford Folk Festival 2015/16

Bronwen & I go to Woodford Folk Festival, see many, many things & have a good time.

Sun 3rd Jan – Sat 9th Jan 2016

Bronwen & I get home from Woodford & try to readjust to normality.

The Week after Woodford

Bronwen & I get home from Woodford & try to readjust to normality.

Sun 10th Jan 2016

Bronwen & I attend the Brisbane No Pants Subway Ride.

Brisbane No Pants Subway Ride 2016

Bronwen & I attend the Brisbane No Pants Subway Ride.

Mon 11th Jan – Sat 16th Jan 2016

Bronwen & I watch “Suffragette” & “The Dressmaker”, & I continue my attempts to walk up Mount Gravatt every so often.

Walking up Mount Gravatt

Bronwen & I watch “Suffragette” & “The Dressmaker”, & I continue my attempts to walk up Mount Gravatt every so often.

Sun 17th Jan – Fri 22nd Jan 2016

Bronwen & I go to a “Free the Nipple” picnic, Roving Conspiracy, watch “The Big Short”, & I meet Silas.

Free the Nipple Picnic

Bronwen & I go to a “Free the Nipple” picnic, Roving Conspiracy, watch “The Big Short”, & I meet Silas.

Sat 23rd Jan 2016

Bronwen & I go to Sizzler, Great Australian Bites, & the West End Fire Festival, where it storms.

West End Full Moon Fire Festival

Bronwen & I go to Sizzler, Great Australian Bites, & the West End Fire Festival, where it storms.

Sun 24th Jan – Mon 25th Jan 2016

Bronwen & I discover the Stairway to Knowledge, & watch for trains.

The Stairway to Knowledge

Bronwen & I discover the Stairway to Knowledge, & watch for trains.

Tue 26th Jan 2016

Bronwen & I go to the “Invasion Day” rally, the Normanby Hotel’s 1000 Watt Esky Races, & see the Bollywood film “Airlift”.

Invasion Day Rally & Australia Day Esky Races

Bronwen & I go to the “Invasion Day” rally, the Normanby Hotel’s 1000 Watt Esky Races, & see the Bollywood film “Airlift”.

Sun 31st Jan 2016

Bronwen & I attend the Eighth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.

The Eighth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Bronwen & I attend the Eighth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.

February

Mon 1st Feb 2016

I take photos of lightning & Bronwen, Maz & I have curry at Halim’s.

Thunderbolts and Lightning: Very, Very Frightening

I take photos of lightning & Bronwen, Maz & I have curry at Halim’s.

Tue 2nd Feb – Thu 4th Feb 2016

I get a sore throat, but I survive & it gets better.

Sore Throat

I get a sore throat, but I survive & it gets better.

Fri 5th Feb 2016

I find Brisbane’s most confusing lift & photograph cosplayers at Neon Pop.

Neon Pop 2016

I find Brisbane’s most confusing lift & photograph cosplayers at Neon Pop.

Sat 6th Feb 2016

Bronwen & I watch the dancers at Rio Rhythmics’ Carnaval in West End, then visit Maz.

Rio Rhythmics Carnaval 2016

Bronwen & I watch the dancers at Rio Rhythmics’ Carnaval in West End, then visit Maz.

Sun 7th Feb 2016

Bronwen & I go to suitcase rummage, watch the slackline & acro crew at New Farm Park, & then go to Sunset Gathering at Orleigh Park.

Slacklining & Sunset Gathering

Bronwen & I go to suitcase rummage, watch the slackline & acro crew at New Farm Park, & then go to Sunset Gathering at Orleigh Park.

Mon 8th Feb – Thu 11th Feb 2016

I go for an interview & have a dental check-up.

Interview & Dental Check-up

I go for an interview & have a dental check-up.

Fri 12th Feb – Sat 13th Feb 2016

Maz, Chris & I go to Stradbroke Island to take drone footage. Bronwen joins me later & we stay with her parents.

Stradbroke Island

Maz, Chris & I go to Stradbroke Island to take drone footage. Bronwen joins me later & we stay with her parents.

Sun 14th Feb 2016

I go to the Vigil for Baby Asha, then go to Maz’s.

The Vigil for Baby Asha

I go to the Vigil for Baby Asha, then go to Maz’s.

Mon 15th Feb – Fri 19th Feb 2016

I eat Hanaichi, see Maz a lot, start a new contract, & meet Kieran at Halim’s Indian Taj.

Work, Hanaichi & Halim’s Indian Taj

I eat Hanaichi, see Maz a lot, start a new contract, & meet Kieran at Halim’s Indian Taj.

Sat 20th Feb 2016

I watch the Slackline crew break all their gear setting up a waterline, then go to the Vigil for Baby Asha.

The Vigil for Baby Asha

I watch the Slackline crew break all their gear setting up a waterline, then go to the Vigil for Baby Asha.

Sun 21st Feb 2016

I go to Francy’s Patisserie with Maz, the Vigil for Baby Asha, Slacklining & Acro in New Farm Park with Bronwen, & meet Sarah & Micah at the airport.

Slacklining & Acro

I go to Francy’s Patisserie with Maz, the Vigil for Baby Asha, Slacklining & Acro in New Farm Park with Bronwen, & meet Sarah & Micah at the airport.

Mon 22nd Feb – Sat 27th Feb 2016

I work & help Maz pack, Maz moves out & Bronwen & I go to MZAZA at the Motor Room.

Maz Moves Out

I work & help Maz pack, Maz moves out & Bronwen & I go to MZAZA at the Motor Room.

Sun 28th Feb 2016

Bronwen & I drive to the airport to see Maz off on his way to the US, the mower doesn’t start, & we watch slackliners & acro performers at New Farm Park.

Maz Flies to America

Bronwen & I drive to the airport to see Maz off on his way to the US, the mower doesn’t start, & we watch slackliners & acro performers at New Farm Park.

Mon 29th Feb – Sat 5th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I watch “Deadpool”, my tooth begins to hurt, & I upgrade the media centre to Kodi Jarvis & connect it to Maz’s NAS.

Deadpool, Toothache & The Media Centre

Bronwen & I watch “Deadpool”, my tooth begins to hurt, & I upgrade the media centre to Kodi Jarvis & connect it to Maz’s NAS.

March

Sun 6th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I go to Suitcase Rummage in the city & Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Suitcase Rummage, Slacklining & Acro

Bronwen & I go to Suitcase Rummage in the city & Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Mon 7th Mar 2016

I go to the dentist, who refers me to the endodontist.

The Dentist

I go to the dentist, who refers me to the endodontist.

Tue 8th Mar – Fri 11th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I start watching “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, eat dinosaur pasta, go to Knock Off Comedy & Wilsons Lookout, & I install a security camera.

Wilsons Lookout, Dinosaur Pasta & The Security Camera

Bronwen & I start watching “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, eat dinosaur pasta, go to Knock Off Comedy & Wilsons Lookout, & I install a security camera.

Sun 13th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I go to the World Science Festival. It is not very good & it rains.

World Science Festival

Bronwen & I go to the World Science Festival. It is not very good & it rains.

Mon 14th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I go to Roving Conspiracy at 42 Mollison Street, eat felafel kebabs, & feed worms.

Roving Conspiracy at 42 Mollison Street

Bronwen & I go to Roving Conspiracy at 42 Mollison Street, eat felafel kebabs, & feed worms.

Tue 15th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I have dinner at the Persian Kitchen with Silas, Liza, Morgan & Celeste.

The Persian Kitchen

Bronwen & I have dinner at the Persian Kitchen with Silas, Liza, Morgan & Celeste.

Wed 16th Mar – Fri 18th Mar 2016

I go to the endodontist who performs stage one of my root canal, I visit the dentist who removes my wisdom tooth, & I lie in bed in pain and misery.

Another Wisdom Tooth

I go to the endodontist who performs stage one of my root canal, I visit the dentist who removes my wisdom tooth, & I lie in bed in pain and misery.

Sat 19th Mar – Sun 20th Mar 2016

There is an election, & I drive in the toll tunnel by accident. Needless to say, I am very angry.

The Election & The Toll Tunnel

There is an election, & I drive in the toll tunnel by accident. Needless to say, I am very angry.

Mon 21st Mar – Tue 22nd Mar 2016

I go back to the dentist, visit Silas & see “London has Fallen”.

The Dentist

I go back to the dentist, visit Silas & see “London has Fallen”.

Wed 23rd Mar 2016

Bronwen & I go to the West End Fire Festival.

West End Full Moon Fire Festival

Bronwen & I go to the West End Fire Festival.

Thu 24th Mar – Mon 28th Mar 2016

Bronwen & I go to Stradbroke Island to escape the Easter chaos on the mainland, & manage to survive.

Stradbroke Island

Bronwen & I go to Stradbroke Island to escape the Easter chaos on the mainland, & manage to survive.

Tue 29th Mar – Thu 31st Mar 2016

Bronwen & I watch “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, turn coins into money & have dinner at Bronwen’s parents’s place.

The Coin Machine

Bronwen & I watch “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, turn coins into money & have dinner at Bronwen’s parents’s place.

April

Sun 3rd Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go orienteering at Mount Coot-Tha, then to Suitcase Rummage in the city & on to New Farm Park where we find the slackline & acro crew.

Orienteering, Slacklining & Acro

Bronwen & I go orienteering at Mount Coot-Tha, then to Suitcase Rummage in the city & on to New Farm Park where we find the slackline & acro crew.

Mon 4th Apr – Thu 7th Apr 2016

I drive all over the place to hopefully wrap up my civil dispute, Bronwen & I drop the mower off to Silas & go to Halim’s Indian Taj with him, & my tooth hurts again.

The Civil Dispute

I drive all over the place to hopefully wrap up my civil dispute, Bronwen & I drop the mower off to Silas & go to Halim’s Indian Taj with him, & my tooth hurts again.

Fri 8th Apr 2016

I find many smelly fungi & Bronwen & I go to Fat Picnic, Miel & Jonathan Sri’s Campaign After-party at The Motor Room.

Fat Picnic

I find many smelly fungi & Bronwen & I go to Fat Picnic, Miel & Jonathan Sri’s Campaign After-party at The Motor Room.

Sat 9th Apr – Sun 10th Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go to Sizzler, watch the slackline & acro crew at New Farm Park, & go to Sunset Gathering at Kangaroo Point.

Sizzler, Slacklining & Sunset Gathering

Bronwen & I go to Sizzler, watch the slackline & acro crew at New Farm Park, & go to Sunset Gathering at Kangaroo Point.

Mon 11th Apr – Fri 15th Apr 2016

I fight sugar, go walking, clean my laptop, eat ramen, & pick up the mower from Silas.

Fighting Sugar & Cleaning My Laptop

I fight sugar, go walking, clean my laptop, eat ramen, & pick up the mower from Silas.

Sat 16th Apr 2016

The washing machine breaks, I fix it, & watch Kallidad at The Motor Room.

Kallidad & the Washing Machine

The washing machine breaks, I fix it, & watch Kallidad at The Motor Room.

Sun 17th Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go to New Farm Park where we find a soccer game & the slackline & acro crew.

Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park

Bronwen & I go to New Farm Park where we find a soccer game & the slackline & acro crew.

Mon 18th Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go to Roving Conspiracy at 63 Annerley Road, Wooloongabba.

Roving Conspiracy at 63 Annerley Road

Bronwen & I go to Roving Conspiracy at 63 Annerley Road, Wooloongabba.

Tue 19th Apr 2016

Bronwen & I watch “The Jungle Book”.

The Jungle Book

Bronwen & I watch “The Jungle Book”.

Wed 20th Apr 2016

I go to the endodontist again & have my root canal finished.

The Endodontist: Part 2

I go to the endodontist again & have my root canal finished.

Thu 21st Apr 2016

My teeth hurt & I go for a run

My Teeth Hurt

My teeth hurt & I go for a run

Fri 22nd Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go to Knock Off Comedy, the newly moved Motor Room & Boundary Street Markets, & the West End Fire Festival.

West End Full Moon Fire Festival

Bronwen & I go to Knock Off Comedy, the newly moved Motor Room & Boundary Street Markets, & the West End Fire Festival.

Tue 26th Apr 2016

Bronwen has frizzy hair & I take photographs of it.

Bronwen’s Frizzy Hair

Bronwen has frizzy hair & I take photographs of it.

Wed 27th Apr 2016

Bronwen & I go to The Motor Room Protest Picnic.

The Motor Room Protest Picnic

Bronwen & I go to The Motor Room Protest Picnic.

May

Thu 5th May 2016

I spend over an hour at the dentist & get a temporary crown.

The Dentist & The Preliminary Crown

I spend over an hour at the dentist & get a temporary crown.

Sat 7th May 2016

Bronwen & I go to the House of Fandom Markets & Cosplay, & have drinks at Jeb’s place.

The House of Fandom Markets

Bronwen & I go to the House of Fandom Markets & Cosplay, & have drinks at Jeb’s place.

Sun 8th May 2016

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park & Sunset Gathering at Kangaroo Point.

Slacklining, Acro & Sunset Gathering

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park & Sunset Gathering at Kangaroo Point.

Thu 12th May 2016

I go to the dentist & have a zirconium crown installed.

The Dentist & The Crown

I go to the dentist & have a zirconium crown installed.

Sat 14th May 2016

Bronwen learns to ride motorbikes, I go to the “Take Action for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development” rally & we both go to Acro at Davies Park Markets.

Take Action for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development

Bronwen learns to ride motorbikes, I go to the “Take Action for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Development” rally & we both go to Acro at Davies Park Markets.

Sun 15th May 2016

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Slacklining & Acro

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Sat 21st May 2016

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Slacklining & Acro

Bronwen & I go to Slacklining & Acro at New Farm Park.

Sun 22nd May 2016

Bronwen & I go to the West End Fire Festival.

West End Full Moon Fire Festival

Bronwen & I go to the West End Fire Festival.

July

Fri 22nd Jul 2016

I go to Fat Picnic at The Motor Room.

Fat Picnic

I go to Fat Picnic at The Motor Room.

Sat 23rd Jul 2016

Bronwen & I go to Acro at Davies Park & Sizzler.

Acro at Davies Park

Bronwen & I go to Acro at Davies Park & Sizzler.

Sun 24th Jul – Thu 28th Jul 2016

I visit Silas, clean up around the house, & sort through the Europe, Egypt & Africa photos from 2011.

Europe, Egypt & Africa

I visit Silas, clean up around the house, & sort through the Europe, Egypt & Africa photos from 2011.

Fri 29th Jul 2016

I see CC the Cat & the Julia Rose Band at The Motor Room.

CC the Cat & the Julia Rose Band

I see CC the Cat & the Julia Rose Band at The Motor Room.

Sat 30th Jul – Sun 31st Jul 2016

I go to Hogswatch in July, & Bronwen & I go to Acro at Davies Park, Climbing at Kangaroo Point, the James Street Food & Wine Festival, & Slacklining & Acro at New Farm.

Hogswatch, Acro, Slacklining, Climbing, & the James Street Food & Wine Festival

I go to Hogswatch in July, & Bronwen & I go to Acro at Davies Park, Climbing at Kangaroo Point, the James Street Food & Wine Festival, & Slacklining & Acro at New Farm.