I decided to buy a Swiss Army knife.Honestly, it's not something I thought much about. It's not really a thing I've ever thought about. But I realised yesterday afternoon as I was …
Back to the mat.Our Dojo is having its first night's training in what feels like about six or seven months tonight. Because jujitsu is one of those pursuits whi…
Forty years.I left for my school reunion late in the afternoon on Saturday, driving up the Ipswich motorway as the sun fell. It was a drive I'd done plenty …
Nippers training for old blokes.I really liked this bit at the ABC about the New York Times’ Australian Bureau Chief Damian Cave finding a few things out about himself on the b…
LeftoversI do love me some leftovers. In fact if it wasn’t for unavoidable necessity of cooking to create more leftovers, I’d pretty much live off the re…
Still no egg, but many preparations for egg.I knew when I ordered my Big Green Egg that it would probably take longer than the month the BBQ store quoted for delivery. It has to come from …
Inflating my withered chest balloons I did my first strength workout in a couple of months last night at the gym. Very modest. No gains that I’m aware of, but for the next couple of…
Saying goodbye to an old mate.One of the great things about living in an old Queenslander is all of the space under the house for storing stuff. One of the worst things… is a…
High school reunionI missed my last school reunion, 25 years I think, because both kids had some medieval stomach bug and it didn’t seem fair to spread it around. …
Weapons of Choice and the culture war.I spent an hour or so tweaking the screenplay for the Weapons of Choice pilot today - mostly working on the dialogue. By an odd coincidence I'd …
Watched Foundation on the, er, big screen.Or bigger, anyway. I’ve fallen into the habit of watching most of my stories on my iPad. I’m rockin’ a big ass Pro so it’s very nice. I haven’t …
Conan needs an ultra wide monitor.What is best in life Conan? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of the women! What is best if you ca…