Mugged on Fathers Day – twice

20180909_135341 - CopyFolks, like my Father’s Day gift, this column is a little late.

To be honest, Father’s Days’ popularity around here slots roughly below the Chinese New Year and our dog’s birthday. Continue reading

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Life without books is hell!

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Book, beer, bag, beach… doesn’t get much better than this!

Folks, to me hell is a place without a single book in it. Pretty much like the situation you find in most people’s homes today. Continue reading

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Just another memorable Saturday

I was going to post this on Saturday morning, but as you’ll see I was a bit pre-occupied…

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Folks, today is just another Saturday, nothing out of the ordinary, but for many people it’s going to be a memorable day.

Today, our eldest daughter gets married. Continue reading

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Everyone has a book inside them – hopefully it’s worth reading

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That’s right.  He wants you to finish ‘that damned novel’.

Folks, like every lover of books I believe I can write a great novel, and let me tell you, it’s going to be a cracker!

All I have to do is simply finish the numerous bad to mediocre novels I’ve been hacking away at, then sit down and write my bestseller. Continue reading

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‘Workship’ – why giving thanks for a job you hate is good for you… I think.

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It would take a miracle… of course, it would probably help if I actually put in a Powerball ticket.

Folks, for some reason I’ve wound up being friends with someone who thinks God takes time out from running the universe to help him 24/7.

I believe the same thing too; just remove the word ‘help’ from the last sentence and replace it with ‘annoy’. Continue reading

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Slipping into eternity – 7 Australians will take their final ‘trip’ today

 

09_19_2014_bananaFolks, roughly 150,000 people die in Australia every year. So today, 410 Aussies will wake up for the very last time.

Unless, of course, they’re among the number of early adopters who didn’t wake up at all. Continue reading

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Fingers in the Fiscal Pie – lessons I learned as a 14 y.o entrepreneur

Gold CoinsFolks, I’ve learned some hard fiscal lessons over the years, happily investing my secret stash of five cent pieces on Bitcoin wasn’t one of them. I used that money to buy some magic beans instead.

Frankly, the only reason I’ve managed to keep my head above water is because it’s made of cork. Continue reading

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