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Home repairs

September 6, 2018 - 15:25 -- Admin

Replaced a bunch of halogen lights with LEDs today - or rather, I paid a guy to do it. Some had burned out and another two had been half eaten by possums (mine oldest enemy).Been a few repairs to effect around here recently. It's been a decade since we renovated and the years have worked their magic.

Little brother is watching

September 5, 2018 - 17:35 -- Admin

I had a co-worker in the word cave today. Thomas was off school with a tummy bug and... well, he can't really expected to keep his head in the books without a stern disciplinarian standing over him with a cat o' nine tails, can he?

So he took up position somewhere behind me, gurgling and farting away all day.

The pleasing quiet of a backwater blog

September 5, 2018 - 08:43 -- Admin

I had a busy week on the Twitterz and Facebuck this last week, mosty due to thinking out loud about the hotel industry's scammy preauthorisation charges. Hundreds of mentions, thousands of RTs and lots of traffic to a coulmn I wrote for Fairfax.

One troll of course, because it wouldn't be the internet without them, but I tend to get off lightly. After all I'm a white, middle class male.

Still, a lotta traffic. A lot of talk. A lot of stuff happening.

Routines

August 29, 2018 - 16:35 -- Admin

And while I'm on the King, he famously sits his arse down everyday and cranks out ten pages. At least I think it's ten pages. Maybe it's 2000 words. Whatevs. He has a routine. That's the secret of writing, just turn up every day and do it.

Frankly, this is a terrible writing space.

Life on the Line podcast

August 8, 2018 - 15:28 -- Admin

I stumbled across this obscure treasure because Alex Lloyd, my former editor at Pan Mac, tweeted it out. As he should, it's his passion project. Alex and the rocksteady LoTL crew have been interviewing Australian veterans and packaging up the results as a podcast: Life on the Line.

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