Author Archives: Greg Bray

About Greg Bray

Greg Bray didn't come from Gladstone, and moved away from the place forever in his twenties then came back and settled down. He is occasionally surprised to discover he's over 50, still enjoying riding his pushbike 'Pubtruck II' and getting a buzz from writing and publishing blog posts. He is a huge fan of Bill Bryson and one day hopes to travel and write for a living...

Keep Calm and… Oh FFS!

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A Mugs Game This was my favourite mug, after the first one got smashed. The original was given to me by my parents for my birthday back in 2013.  It even came with a little card telling the story of … Continue reading

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Birthday Marathon Walk

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Note: originally published on July 28, here. Sore Feet, Helping Hands ‘Ooh, I get by with a little help from my friends…’ Folks, to walk a marathon I’m going to need some help, plus it’s my chance to help others. … Continue reading

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Moving on…

Folks,  here’s what happened. This website was created to display the weekly humorous columns I wrote for the Gladstone Observer each Friday and the Newscorp regional papers Lifestyle section on Saturdays. Unfortunately, a decision was made at Newscorp HQ to … Continue reading

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Waxing on

Folks, last weekend I polished my car.  That’s right, the fun just never ends here at Bray Manor. My old polishing cloth is like a magic wand, as soon as I whip it out, my family vanishes.  Even the dog … Continue reading

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Farewell Prince Lenny

Folks, sad tidings from Hutt River Province, Prince Leonard is dead. The prince is dead!  Long live the prince! For those of you thinking, ‘Who on earth is Prince Leonard?’ here’s a potted history.

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Mugged on Fathers Day – twice

My daughters had replaced my favourite drinking mug; twice! Continue reading

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Life without books is hell!

Even today, books are still pretty popular. Continue reading

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