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Easter 2016

Another glorious Easter camping out west at Mount Arapilies, scrambling up and over rocks with my two best guys, going to bed exhausted and sleeping warm on cool desert evenings. It was my slight return to climbing after a year … Continue reading

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France, 2009

Cleaning out an old computer and found some photos from our family trip to France in ’09. We had six lazy weeks of chillin’ in parks, taking in festivals and galleries, and travelling by train to set-up in far-flung towns. … Continue reading

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The show must go on and on and on

There are few things that will turn you into a humanity-hating sociopath more than having to attend your child’s primary school concert. I knew the days of doing this kind of shit were coming but I’d hoped I had more … 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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Nerdy night out

This week Northcote library had a ‘meet the characters from Star Wars’ dress-up night, so I took my obsessed-with-Star Wars son Ned along to check it. Ned was super-psyched. I put an old karate jacket on him and tucked a … Continue reading

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Easter 2013

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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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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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Something to do on the weekend

On Sunday morning at 3am my alarm went off and me and mate Luke got up and got on our bicycles and began a 250 kilometre bike ride over three mountains. For fun, apparently. I’ve done the Audax ride every … Continue reading

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