Power Failure

Aus­tralian Fed­er­al Elec­tion 2007. If I can say this in the most apo­lit­i­cal way pos­si­ble: Isn’t it bizarre to see those who have been in pow­er for so long, say­ing […]

Pony Tale

We all know when and where the Mel­bourne Cup is run each year, but how many of us know about its ori­gins? You may be sur­prised to learn that the […]

Future Shock

Did any oth­er nerd­burg­ers out there watch The New Inven­tors the oth­er night? They fea­tured that won­der­ful bur­geon­ing breed… futur­ists. In par­tic­u­lar there was a lady who talked about how […]

Aero Bar

After work­ing out at the air­port for a cou­ple of years now, I’ve dis­cov­ered some­thing about myself. I real­ly, real­ly like aero­planes. Since work­ing out there I’ve seen some mas­sive […]

Ship Happens

Regrets? I’ve had a few… but then again, too few to men­tion (if my repressed mem­o­ry serves me well). I just wish I’ve have got­ten off my lazy low­er cheeks […]

Pop Fiction

You may have seen the news arti­cle that the ACT Gov­ern­ment is crack­er­ing down on fire­works being used after the Queen’s Birth­day Long Week­end.  This begs the obvi­ous ques­tion: Are […]

Benign Smoothie

Anoth­er entry in my per­son­al dic­tio­nary… Wait­ress Syn­drome: When a guy is pret­ty darn sure that a wait­ress has the hots for him pure­ly because of the way she smiles at […]


An entry into my new per­son­al dic­tio­nary… Tooth­paste Syn­drome: When you get close to the end of your tooth­paste, you start grad­u­al­ly using less and less until there’s a mere […]

Disco Nectar

In my sin­gle and bored days, I actu­al­ly used to look for­ward to the occa­sion­al tele­mar­ket­ing call from one of our north­ern sub-con­ti­­nen­­tal friends. I’d do sil­ly things like change […]


Good old New­cas­tle: My home town, spawn­place of Sil­ver­chair, best beach­es around, and con­stant­ly mis­tak­en for Wol­lon­gong (“You’re from Wol­lon­gong aren’t you Bill?”). Take a trip out to Glen­dale Shop­ping […]