Patrick Constantinou.

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 […]

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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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Please Help Pat Constantinou

Now I know I hit you with 3 blogs in one week last week. But one was very short and a follow up to the previous one. The third one was because I accidentally hit PUBLISH instead of PREVIEW. Whoops. I still haven’t proof read it so no offence will be taken if you send […]

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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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Sometimes Someone Feels The Need To Thank You But You’ll Never Know That Maybe You Just Saved Their Life!

You never could possibly know exactly what is going on inside someone’s head. Their smile may only be a mask that they are showing to those who can see. Maybe even their smile no longer bothers to show as no one is looking anyway. Sometime the thoughts and emotions can travel to dark and very […]

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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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