My Little Brother Pete.

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 […]

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Michael (Pickle) Williams

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 […]

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27 Years Of Paint Part One.

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 […]

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The Bite Of The Big Black Dog

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 […]

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The Long Distance Dad

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 […]

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