So where are they now?… Yes, The Comedy Gallery has been pretty quiet over the last few years. With our last venture for young Meika and her family Check poster in last blog or even the blog called The Comedy Gallery For Meika). The usual suspects jumped in to help. Sadly, I couldn’t get […]Read More The Comedy Gallery Part 3 of 3
Over the years The Comedy Gallery was also part of several Melbourne International Comedy Festivals. Doing sketch comedy and stand up, teaming up with many amazing people. During the festival, Dale and I couldn’t run our Williamstown night so good friend, actor, comedian and funny man, Pete Flaherty stepped in to run the nights. In […]Read More The Comedy Gallery Part 2 of 3
I meant to write this one last month. 10 years ago in May 2011, The Comedy Gallery was born. I had been away from stand up comedy for a little while so I thought I’d head back to Pete Crofts Humourversity to see Pete and get a little practice in before returning straight to the […]Read More The Comedy Gallery Part 1 of 3.
13th March 2021 I finished work at the paint shop. 30th July 1990 I started my first full time job. I worked for Haymes Paint in their Ballarat shop. That would be 31 years ago this year. Haymes opened a new shop in Frankston and I got to move out of home at the age […]Read More Goodbye Paint Shop.
Well here is My 5 Year Story and my 7 week update. (for anyone who has time for a read) May 2016: I hit the heaviest (99kg/218 pounds) and widest (waist 113cm/44.5 inches) I have ever been in my life. Partially, deliberately. I had written a short film called Not Yet about a guy who […]Read More My 5 Year Story
Personally I don’t believe in the whole New Year Resolution thing. I think it is a powerful way of setting yourself up for disappointment. Changing the calendar on the wall doesn’t really change anything else. So many memes at the moment about 2021 not being better than 2020, well der! If you actually want things […]Read More Not A New Year Resolution, Just New(ish).
Depression Is A Funny Thing, it must be. Comedians have been sharing their tales of woe to laughing audiences for many years. I did a comedy show 3 years ago called Andrew Brown – The Most Boring Name In Entertainment. In that I talked about becoming a father at 19 years old. Not knowing where […]Read More Depression Is A Funny Thing.
The strangest thing to me in my quarantine was my calmer than normal, mental state. Especially when considering the events leading up to it (Read my last 2 Blogs). As someone who has been diagnosed with depression, I really didn’t experience any in that 2 weeks. There were some rougher moments. But we all have […]Read More My July, Definitely Not a Dry July. Part 2 of 2.
I know I only posted my June update at the end of July and my last BLOG was a big part why. Here is what happened next. When I left Queensland for Victoria to be with family, there were no restrictions flying in or out. Just some extra paperwork to say that I wasn’t sick. […]Read More My July, Definitely Not a Dry July. Part 1 of 2.
On Saturday 27th June, 2020 My little brother Pete, who had just turned 41, suffered a bleed on his brain and collapsed at his breakfast table. On Sunday 28th he was officially pronounced gone. Living 2 states away it was Monday before I could get down there to be with family. The Organ Donor people […]Read More My Little Brother Pete.