Category: Life

Hunger Beast Mode

On Friday morning, I sat in the library doing some writing. I’m trying to do it every week in the hope that if I just keep turning up something will …

A Night In Bohemia with Queen

When Freddie died, we worried that he might not live forever. We needn’t have… 35 years years have passed and I’ve got a friend with 4 year old kid who …

Am I drunk?

Our ‘newspapers’ are awash with images of seemingly everyday folks (well if you deem rugby players or reality TV ‘stars’ normal) getting drunk and disorderly. Luckily for me, I was …

Don’t pay for photos at Movieworld

I watched a brilliant two part SBS documentary on Walt Disney last week. I discovered he was equal parts creative genius and evil marketer. On the eve of the opening …

It’s over Facebook, let it go

It’s time to break up with Facebook. It was fun and exciting in the beginning but things haven’t been right for quite a while now. Everything was so exciting in …

Inspiration overload

I went to a conference last weekend called Face The Music. It was full of heavyweights from the music industry, ready to discuss the challenges facing music makers. ‘How do …

Things to like about Snapchat

I could have used Snapchat in the 90s when, if I wanted to give someone a photo, I had to first get it developed at KMart in Burwood. No one …

Santa spuds for naughty kids

When you think about it, Santa is a ruthless bastard. I was always told on Christmas eve that if I didn’t go to bed early, Santa would bypass our house …

Jesus in friday afternoon detention

My school is turning 50 next year and my old drama teacher emailed me today, asking if I would contribute a brief 100- 200 word reflection on something I remember …

Joining the sports watch cult

After publicly ridiculing Kate in this blog post back in February, on the weekend I joined the fitness watch cult, buying myself the Garmin Forerunner 225. I look forward to …