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.
Before I start, I want to remind everyone that if you see writing in my post that looks like This then you can click on it and it will take you to a website or Facebook page or somewhere so please do. Also some photos will have attached links too. As I have mention in […]Read More Fine, DDP and Living Life at 90%
Today my heart hangs heavy. All I have talked about this week is when I was in year 10 at high school. I generally don’t have fond memories of high school. I was one of the invisible. I had minimal trouble with bullies. Someone would need to notice you to pick on you. I was […]Read More Michael (Pickle) Williams
Less than a week before opening night. Am I nervous?? Let me put it this way, I’m writing this from the toilet to save any clean up. Okay, slight exaggeration. But I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit uncomfortable. In 6 days at 6pm the show starts. The Comedy Gallery presents:- Andrew […]Read More Andrew Brown – The Most Boring Name In Entertainment.
Last month (July) marked 27 years since I was given my first full-time job after leaving school. Yep, on 30th July, 1990, I started working for Haymes Paint in Ballarat, Victoria. Since then I have seen many changes in the household paint industry and some things that still haven’t changed. Some brands leading the way […]Read More 27 Years Of Paint Part One.
This is a long time between blogs. When you aim to do one weekly or sometimes, maybe, a fortnight later and then, suddenly, six weeks goes past. A big part of that is I wanted the next one to be a lot cheerier than the last. Let’s be honest, if they were all like that […]Read More The Bite Of The Big Black Dog
That’s right, Those Famous Eyelashes Are Back!!!…. 23rd June 2016. Leia and I were called into a small room at The Royal Children’s Hospital and given the devastating news that our 6 year old Hayley has a cancerous tumour called a Rhabdomyosarcoma which is 5cm long and 2.5cm wide with branches coming off in different […]Read More They’re Back! THE LASHES ARE %@*&ING BACK!!
I was 17 when I got my first girlfriend. Unless you include the time that a girl named Snake that I had a crush on agreed to go out with me. Two days later I was admitted to hospital to have my appendix out and a week later, the day after I got out, she […]Read More The Long Distance Dad