Archive for May 2008


We all went to the Markets tonight and were buying meat from the butcher. Little Miss M saw the chevapchichis (I have no idea how to spell that) and said “Look at the salami fish fingers!” They’re so cute when they’re three.

Your dirty mind

While I don’t claim to know everything concerning the polical machinations of the Bill Henson case, I will say this. Honi soit qui mal y pense. By which I mean, if you can look at a picture of an impassively posed, naked 13-year old girl and see something salacious, shame on you.


So where was I? Yeah, that’s right, I went to Melbourne then came home and sort of just fell asleep. Melbourne was great. Good to be back in my home state. I don’t know what to make of myself sometimes because I don’t often feel very Australian and despite, or probably because of, my football-filled [...]

Some walk by night…

I’m home from work, have made and eaten dinner, put the kids to bed and I’ve just had a power nap. Now watch as I turn the candle around and light it at the other end.


It’s not often I feel compelled to devote a post to a bus journey but the trip from Avalon airport into the city was an absolute doozie. I’ve long had some kind of weird fascination for bus drivers, specifically coach drivers. On every school trip we went on, we’d call our bus driver Barry. The [...]

Is this working? (Melbourne edition)

Why can’t I post from my phone? Later…So after typing a whole post in the departure lounge at Adl airport on my tiny tiny phone keypad in Opera mini, and trying to save it about 20 times and trying to publish it about 20 times and nothing happening, the above was what I actually managed [...]

Long service

Just realised that yesterday marked my 6th anniversary with my current employer. What am I doing with my life?

Having a toss

I’m actually pretty excited about tomorrow. I’ll have a couple of hours free in the afternoon, during which time I’ll be meeting a friend and we’ll be throwing a frisbee to each other. It’s been a long time but I finally feel ready to have a bit of a run around.  I’m even toying with [...]