Category Archives: life’s little mysteries

the eternal question…

Which is the best band to come out of Australia? I came across this article the other day from a mate on Facebook who owns a recording studio.. Strangely enough, I agree with a lot of this list..  though I … Continue reading

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a litte australiana for ANZAC Day

Today, 25 April, is ANZAC Day.  the ANZAC Day centenary, in fact. On this day in 1915, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps began a long and ultimately fruitless campaign in Turkey.  Gallipoli marked a turning point for Australia … Continue reading

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so.. I understand it’s been a while…

It’s been almost 4 years since I was on this blog.  A lot’s happened.  A lot hasn’t. I’m single again.  for many reasons, but mainly that I realised I deserved so much fucking better.  I finally trusted myself and I’ve … Continue reading

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Caution: diverted patriotism?

I’ve been watching the olympics.  Like most of the rest of the planet, I assume.  And I’ve noticed, too, that Britain are doing rather well.. Which brings up strange feelings in me.  I’m aussie to the core and will be … Continue reading

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caution: patriotism crossing

Anyone who’s been out of touch with the world for the last few days, I have news.  The Olympics have started. Yep, that ritual athletic testing that started in an ancient foreign land as a way of challenging soldiers has … Continue reading

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where she deals with her first sunburn in years

I tell ya, I truly didn’t think my skin had become so pommie. Nell was at the airport to meet me of a quite laid back flight from a 37deg and steamy Bangkok airport.  The trip to Bangkok had been … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like America?

Is it possible to put a curb on the dream of the United World of America?  How the hell would we do it? Easy!   At least according to John Birmingham…. Teach Americans to play cricket! “For one cannot have pretensions … Continue reading

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