Aluminium IS Fine

Now someone has been spreading rumours that my people are super offended by aluminium. That’s not…ugh, that’s not even slightly true. We’re a very relaxed people, and oh yeah, I …

No More Hassle

I’m great at saving. In fact, I’m generally a very frugal person overall, which is great because money opens a lot of doors, and those doors are the hassle-free variety. …

Traditional Summer Christmas

I’m getting subtle hints that the family doesn’t really approve of the way we do Christmas. It’s been tradition in the McDoogle household ever since I was a young lad, …

Roses Represent Passion

So…third anniversary in a row missed. I kind of thought that this might be the year. She’d just accept that I can’t remember any important dates, no matter how important …

The Great Illuminator, or Something

Light: The Great Illuminator. Too obvious? Yeah, too obvious. People get what light does. It’s been pretty obvious as a concept since…the dawn of time. But people have told me …

Too Competitive…for Fishing?

I can’t help being competitive; our whole family is like that. I was raised to believe that our family is utterly superior to the entire competition in every single way, …

Late Again…

I’m so over this morning commute. This has been the case since I took on the task of house-sitting for my mate Jenkins, who lives in the south-eastern suburbs. I …

What Would Tolstoy Do?

Andy has been on my back all week about getting those legal matters in order. I love my son, but he can be a right pain sometimes. I don’t think …