Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Perth and Fringe Festivals 2013

My hometown of Perth is often accused of being boring. But the older I get the more I realise that reputation is unfair. Honestly there’s always a heap to do here and that’s never more true than when the Perth … Continue reading

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My First Blogging Birthday!

It’s been one year since I started this blog. Let us celebrate with cake! But alas, there’s no such thing as a free dessert – not even a virtual one – so like the annoying boss that has to ruin … Continue reading

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Run for a Reason 2012

Things got a bit dark last week so how about a good news story this week? … In early 2010 I was involved in an industrial accident. I was sprayed with concentrated acid and received bad burns to my legs. One … Continue reading

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Moo Lives!

Wife and I have two pet rats. The white one is Susu (“milk” in Malay/Indonesian) and the black/white one is Moo-Moo (named for her Friesian-cow-like markings). They’re great pets, even though it has become obvious that I’m badly allergic to … Continue reading

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Book List – Part 2

5. Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger (1951) What struck me first about Catcher is how funny it is, and how fresh it feels. Sure it’s not offensive by today’s standards despite the fact it enjoys a controversial reputation (as … Continue reading

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Book List – Part 1

  I’ve made many lists of things. Favourite albums. Favourite songs. Favourite David Lynch films starting with “E” (that one was very short) … but I’ve never made a list of my favourite books. My rate of book consumption is much slower … Continue reading

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Marriage: What is it Good For?

Last week marked the first time I missed the once-a-week rule I’d set for myself with this blog. Sorry about that. But more importantly, last week marked the day I got married to my incredible, long-term (long-suffering?) partner! It’s been … Continue reading

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