Well here we are in June 2020. 4 years ago in June 2016 my beautiful little girl Hayley (also know as Warrior Princess, Catgirl, Batgirl and 1 very amazing gentleman I know named Coombesy calls her his Hero) was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma. A fairly rare type of soft tissue cancer that presented itself as a […]Read More The Summary of Hayley’s Journey After Cancer.
My very funny, talented and clever Natalie launched her YouTube channel at the end of last year. She posted a few times over December and January and then year 11 school started. So sadly she ran out of time to do more. Well, she’s back with a post from her trip to Melbourne earlier this […]Read More Natalie’s YouTube is BACK!
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%
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.
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!
In 1999 I worked at a pub in Frankston, Victoria. There was another guy there working behind the bar who became a good mate. We both stopped working there at The Grand Hotel in late 1999. We then changed addresses, moving a fair way apart and not long after lost contact. In 2008, chance meeting […]Read More Patrick Constantinou.
So many times in my life I can see how I have set myself up for failure. IT goes like this:- Step 1: Say I’m going to do something. Step 2: Start. Step 3: …….. Step 4: Disappointment in self. Then, I came up with the great idea to announce what I am going to […]Read More Time To Complete Something.