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Steeling Myself

Jerry really needs to stop calling me at 2am to talk about his building projects. It’s great that my brother is so enthused about things, and I’m probably going to …

Dream Vibe

There’s lots of talk going around lately about kitchen design, at least in my circles. It started with Rodney and Hector getting their splashback redone, which was swiftly followed by …

My Tree Fortress

Well, there’s the rain. Time like this, I wish I could retreat to my tree house and think about life while being close to nature and stuff. The only problem …

Life Encapsulated

When I’m in my 70s, if I make that far, I’d like to be as fit, active and seemingly delighted by life as the couple at number 33. They’re forever …

No More Tarts

I’m SO done with Bling Dem Tarts. I’m not even at the final level, only the final set of levels, and I can’t get past that one where you have …

Unite!

Well. Well. This does seem like something that is a thing, most definitely. I told the council when they had the underground car park built: this will be nothing but …

Little Plunger Boy

Oh, the drains are gurgling again! Knew I should’ve been a bit more careful when shaving. Oh well…at least I can fix it easily, and it’s not blocked up with …

Bianca de la Vérité

Well…I knew this was coming. Got an invitation to my school reunion lunch, it’s in three months, and even that isn’t enough time to properly prepare myself. I’m still up …

(B)ute Times

Among my fondest childhood memories are those involving my mum’s trusty ute. Weekends away at my grandparents’ farm, the dogs planted excitedly in the back, were a highlight. So was …

Village of the Jammed

Katrina has her mind set on ‘scaling up’, and it’s starting to make me uncomfortable. I mean, we’re a small jam business, not a Silicon Valley startup. It’s great that …