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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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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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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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Hardest of the sorta hard

About five years ago, right around the time my first baby came along, time suddenly became very, very scarce. Being time-poor had never really been a problem for me. Were I raised in the era of my old man, of … Continue reading

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Home life

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Flying in the face of Modernity

Eugene Polley, inventor of the wireless TV remote control, passed away this week at the age of 96. A cracking innings, no doubt. And, ironically, far older than many of the sedentary users of his greatest invention will live to … Continue reading

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Bleary, weary, beery, cheery

That’s two nights in a row I’ve had a good mate come over to my place to hangout where we’ve drunk very good beer, listened to records and had a good time. Friday was my mate and Dim Gyms training … Continue reading

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DIY

It came upon me one day that my boy needed play equipment in the back yard. Something he could climb and swing on and jump off and otherwise claim as his castle. I conceived a great plan: To craft a … Continue reading

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Winter morning in Melbourne

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A shed of one’s own

I lived in warehouse share-living arrangements around Sydney and Melbourne for a long time. Actually, maybe just fractionally too long, given how unpleasantly the last one ended…which is another story entirely. I always enjoyed the fact you could make a … Continue reading

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