Having A Sook!

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 […]

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Hayley’s Port Is Gone.

I think I might be repeating myself too much but here I go again. 18th June 2016; Hayley take to Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. 19th June 2016; The scans found something. 20th-23rd June 2016; Fasting, tests, fasting, scans, more tests, more scans, maybe an x-ray. 23rd June 2016; We are told that Hayley has cancer. […]

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How The Year Started.

I need to write. I don’t know how many out there actually read what I write but I am back at it again. I started writing again back in late February, then stopped. Came back a few days later which was March, edited what I had written already to fit March and then that is […]

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The Summary Of Hayley’s Journey

Here is a brief summary of Hayley’s journey that started in 2016 at just 6 years old. I love the last bit of this post the most. Saturday 18th June 2016:- Hayley taken to doctor then Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne to get her eye checked. Sunday 19th June 2016:- They found something and wanted to […]

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I Think I May Have Stuffed Up.

Ever feel like you’ve done the best thing you could have ever done for yourself and then feel like you’ve done the worst thing by your family? Lead by example. Look at me kids. Chase your dreams. Do what you are passionate about. Don’t be miserable stuck in a job that makes you miserable. Sure, […]

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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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