Goodbye Paint Shop.

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 […]

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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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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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What is Normal?

Time for a rant. This one might be appreciated by those who work in retail, or paint or they’re renovating. Or it might not but here I go. Pursuing a career like acting and stand up comedy whilst being a dad and paint salesman can be very tiring. I’m trying to work at 4 different […]

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