I had a great Christmas with (half) my family. My best sister, Michelle, was the host and she put on a great spread. Sampson, my beautiful 16 month-old nephew, was the centre of attention – the day was really all about him. He loved it and has already worked out that he can control us:… Continue reading change


ten of the best

Lateralus Tool Thirteenth Step A Perfect Circle OK Computer Radiohead Homework Daft Punk Appetite for Destruction Guns N Roses Blood Sugar Sex Magik Red Hot Chili Peppers Is This It? The Strokes Aenima Tool Rebirth of Cool Phive Various Artists Angel Dust Faith No More Paul’s Boutique Beastie Boys Moon Safari Air yes, I already… Continue reading ten of the best

I love summer

In the last three or four weeks I have been very happy, and I attribute this to Summer. The weeks around Christmas are always fun and full of parties. It is warm. I can go to the beach. I just saw the first Christmas Beetle of the season. Jasper jumped on it and ate it.… Continue reading I love summer

things that tasted good today

the falafel pita that I got from the hebrew pita shop in Rose Bay. Best EVER! Nicest bread, tasty falafel and hommus. Good range of salads. I need to get the name of the shop. I am tempted to remotely stuff up the nearby client’s computer systems so I have an excuse to visit the… Continue reading things that tasted good today

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a duck!

I just noticed Swampy’s comment. He wins the competition, some floating volcanic rocks are on their way to him right now.


On Friday night I got a flight to Hobart, Tasmania, for a weekend away. I flew JetStar, the plane was an A320 (we like Airbus). Inside it was comfortable and shiny. I stayed at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, a midrange hotel on the water, not far from the touristy Salamanca area. I liked my room,… Continue reading wotam

my invention

A few months ago I was at the slounge with Bek, Dan and the other no-longer-randoms. It came my time to buy a round so I decided to get something interesting. After consultation with the barman I developed a very tasty drink: 1 shot vodka 1/2 shot gin 1/2 shot absinthe apple juice ice splash… Continue reading my invention