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 …

Keep Boating Pure, If You Please

You know what really irritates me? The song about pina coladas. Doesn’t help that up until recently, I literally just thought it was a nice tale of a romance that …

Growing in the mountains

Everyone in Melbourne is complaining about how they’re dying from the heat, and here’s us…enjoying the cool all the way up in the mountains. Not that it never gets warm …

New Post-Travel Look

Three months of travelling in South America is excellent for expanding one’s horizons, but it doesn’t do wonders for one’s bank balance, email inbox, or – in my case – …

I Crave that Oxygen Hit

I could LIVE in an oxygen chamber. That’s how good it is inside those things. I’ve considered whether I’m addicted, but i don’t think it’s that. Either way, I’m gonna …

Counselling for Dad

I just got back from my annual trip to see the family on the Mornington Peninsula. They all seem to be doing fine – dad has taken the whole experience …

A Change of Heart Over Tennis

I’d never been a sporty kid, but the year I completely smashed it, I was certain I had a great career ahead of me in tennis. I’d been the dunce …