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Older, sweeter

Rainy ANZAC Day morning spent at a friend’s house celebrating his son’s sixth birthday. Sugared-up kids going sick in a small space. Brilliant. At the height of the craziness my two year-old Tom yells out “Make more noise!”. Hells yeah, … Continue reading

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The gift is in the giver

In the lead-up to Christmas one of my best and oldest mates turned forty. It’s a creaky, dried-out, dusty old milestone and I wanted to get just the ‘right’ present for him. But, being one of those annoying dudes with … Continue reading

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Pay-off

My oldest boy Ned turned four recently. We had a pirate party: pirate ship cake, treasure hunt, chocolate gold coins. The whole deal. The sun shone, the people came, cake was eaten, balloons were popped. It was pretty great. But … Continue reading

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