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Coffee up

Roasting your own coffee beans. The final hipster douche bag frontier. My brother grew a coffee plant in his garden and gave me a bunch of green beans to take home. I was curious to see what roasting them myself … Continue reading

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Football cards are pure evil

My boy has started at Auskick to learn how to play football. He’s not going because he had shown any interest in the organised stupidity that is AFL. He’s going because I made him go. See, when you send your … Continue reading

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Bruised & bloodied

Blood has been spilt this week in strange and unexpected ways. First, coming home from the markets one hot Saturday afternoon I cornered too fast on a slopey bit of bike path path and tipped the bike trailer. The kids … Continue reading

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Brick by brick

I bought my son his first box of Lego the week he was born. Of all the rites of parenthood I was looking forward to, introducing my boy to Lego and getting him psyched for it was top of the … Continue reading

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A hell of my own making

During my years of group housing arrangements I convinced myself that I enjoyed share-living because of the wide range of interesting and unique people I was coming into contact with, getting to share in the way they lived, enjoying the … Continue reading

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Justice served cold and wet

The neighbour cat that was using my vegie patch as a toilet that I built the chicken-wire enclosure to try to keep out? Walked out this morning to see him lying in my garden inside the netting, sunning himself amongst … Continue reading

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Fun night in

Recently I introduced and explained DimGyms to all y’all and I thought it might be cool to break down a session. Paint the picture of a typical session, so to speak. Last night we did us some DimGyms and by … Continue reading

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Home life

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Happy

Things I’m happy about right goddamn now. Cold, wet commutes to work. Good gloves and shoes, a sweet winter cycling jersey and solid rain jacket, plus enough time to cruise: Lots of solace in a slow commute to work on … Continue reading

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Blurgh

Two days flat on my back in bed with some kind of phlegmy, sad, coughing affair. I watched so much quality downloaded American TV that I think I might have gout of the brain. I watched most of season one … Continue reading

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