That was the sweetest thing

The eldest handed me a memory stick last night, filled with photos from my 50th birthday party. A uni student was tasked with taking the official shots on the night, but I asked the eldest use the Canon camera they got for Christmas to capture the atmosphere on the night. Like my ex, the eldest... Continue Reading →

People can change

A woman was strumming a guitar and crooning "I can't help falling in love with you" as I walked through my local mall yesterday. Some schoolboys wandered past and started singing along. My local mall isn't beautiful, but it was at that moment. And I started singing too. I was heading to Lowe's to return... Continue Reading →

Nothing lasts

Not cars or whitegoods or marriages ... Does your suburb have its own community Facebook group? My local one is filled with people asking for handyman recommendations or complaining about people parking too close to their driveways, with accompanying pics. Last week, someone asked for advice on whether they should buy a Renault. I had... Continue Reading →

It’s a conspiracy!

Conspiracy theories can be such a crack. Those nut jobs, for example, who think the world is flat are hilariously deluded. I've decided to start one of my own: media companies are paying "influencers" to save their skins/print editions. That's the only implausible reason I can find for people suggesting newspaper makes the perfect substitute... Continue Reading →

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