Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cool guy to know

My boy Tom is 18 months old and I fucking love him to bits. This post is all about that, so if your sensibilities are upset by gushing parent-love, switch channels now. Being a younger brother, Tom lives in the … Continue reading

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Nine Inch Nails: The Downward Spiral.

In 1994 I was listening to a bunch of incredible genre and generation defining music. Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ had broken and the whole new wave of fuzz-guitar it unleashed was rolling out behind it. There was also the rap-metal awesome of … Continue reading

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Work daze

So, after only three months, I left my brand spanking new job at the bank. In terms of rigorous self-assessment, I think it’s fair to say it turned out to be a bit of a fail. I saw it coming … Continue reading

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Rules to cycle and live by

I’ve ridden pushies in the city for thirty years. I’ve had a pretty good run of it, danger-wise. I’ve had a handful of crashes and bust-ups and a load more terrifying near-misses, but considering some of the horror stories you … Continue reading

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Wild and west

Me and my boy Ned are just back from five days travelling out in Western Victoria visiting the formerly drought-stricken but now lushly-watered landscapes of the Wimmera. Five days of just the two of us on big open horizons and … Continue reading

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