Talk With Your Kids; You May Be Surprised What They Absorb

July 24, 2016

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So, something happened the other day that literally stopped me in my tracks. First because I was like “Holy fuck, I’ve gotta be careful what I say to my kids. Then it was because “My son is all kinds of awesome”. My eldest boy, John is in year 6, the last year of primary, or […]

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Friendship

April 21, 2016

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“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C. S. Lewis So, those of you who follow me on Twitter or are my friends on Facebook will know that I’ve had a difficult time of it the last few years. […]

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So, 2015 Is Almost Here

December 31, 2014

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I hesitated about writing a post about my 2014. It seems that, over the last few years, my negativity and depression levels have increased horribly. Partly this is due to the employment situation, but I’ve come to realise that there isn’t actually much about me that is nice and that’s what’s depressing me. Every time […]

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My Hopes For 2014

January 1, 2014

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So, here in Australia the first day of 2014 is almost over and I thought that I should talk about my hopes for the coming year. In fact, I need to talk about my hopes for this year. On so many levels, last year was a nightmare. My marriage, such as it is, is on […]

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Sorry If I’ve Been A Bit Depressing Lately

October 17, 2013

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So I’ve not posted on my blog for awhile. I’ve had a whole heap of things happening in my life. First of all, the search for full time employment continues, so far without success. I’ve been picking up two weeks of work here, three weeks of work there, the odd shift at various business’s all […]

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Sometimes My Lack Of Tact Disgusts Even Me

March 4, 2013

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So, as some of you may know, I’ve got two boys. John who turns eight in a little over seven weeks, and Daniel who turned six yesterday. This post is about John. John has a small fish tank that his Mother and Grandmother bought for him a couple of years ago. It generally has around […]

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The Day The World Changed

September 11, 2012

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This is a slightly updated version of a post I wrote last year. I haven’t changed it much, the sentiments expressed, the hopes voiced, are still the same. Read, and remember. It was, by all accounts, a clear day in Manhattan early on September 11, 2001. It began as a slow news day. It would […]

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