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.
Three very important subjects in that heading there. Three different things I have been neglecting for too long. I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions but I am doing a 1st March Start To New. So what am I talking about? I’m not really sure either but here goes. 1. Head. Mine hasn’t been in a […]Read More Head, Body, Heart.
Before reading be aware that this one has language, sadness, disturbing images and subject matter and the occasional angry rant. This still barely touches the tip of the iceberg. I haven’t blogged for a while, there really hasn’t been a lot of inspiration of late. That and I wasn’t sure if anyone wanted to hear […]Read More September Is Children’s Cancer Awareness Month.
Well I haven’t blogged for a while. I guess I got tired of the whinging and whining. So I apologise for doing that. I have about 4 or 5 started blogs. Some a couple of lines, some a couple of paragraphs. But the motivation left the building. This one is a bit about the last […]Read More Not All Anniversaries Are Too Be Celebrated But Some Still Need A Drink.
As I sit here at the computer with a beer in hand, typing slowly because I have a beer in one hand, I’m about to type one of the hardest things I’ve ever written. While meaning it. I’m going to stop drinking! For a while anyway. I have several Facebook and Instagram friends over the […]Read More Wish Me Luck…. Please!
The Overseas Chapter. So many people bag out social media as the most evil of evils but I personally believe that it has destroyed distance and borders on so many levels. Sadly that has helped the bigots and ignorant also share their crap and hate over a much larger area too but it has also […]Read More The Amazingly Generous People Part Four.
Late last year I was approached on Facebook by a lady who heard about my daughter Hayley and her journey with cancer. She saw one of the promos that the Cancer Council Victoria put on their Facebook page, talking about Hayley. This lady’s 9 year old daughter had just been diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma. The same […]Read More The Comedy Gallery For Meika
Okay, this blog is me having a whinge about a few things. So trigger warnings. If you don’t want to hear about pain, constant pain, painkillers, addiction, depression, debt and a few other cheery subjects then change the channel now. Over 28 years ago I started working in the paint industry. About 20 years ago […]Read More Having A Sook!