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.
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!!