Well, the ALMOST story of being a tv presenter. I had heard of a call out by the ABC for a pitch for a late night cabaret style show slotted for Friday nights to sit before RAGE. Back then, an opportunity like that seemed worth pitching for. I knew how much they were looking at […]Read more "Let me tell you a story about my past as a tv presenter"
There have been several huge bolts of lightning across the sky directly above my apartment tonight. Big enough to interfere with the TV reception, and enough to make me want to unplug all the electrical stuff around the house just in case. I am currently working on a clients website, photoshopping some of their images […]Read more "Its raining outside"
So another year is upon us, and I am back with a few New Years resolutions, aside from the usual – eat better and exercise more, I have been thinking I need to get another side hustle happening to bring in the money. I was given an inheritance recently which has allowed me to upgrade […]Read more "Time for another side hustle!"
It seems every day on the calendar is devoted to something, except megalomaniacal dictators who want to take over the world. If skunks get a day, and librarians get a day, and moose handlers get a day, well, why can’t Hank Scorpio and co. get one too! Seriously, we need a day for the proper […]Read more "December 17 World Domination Day"
So, I thought this image was a fairly good example of how most of us look in the last few days before payday (especially if you are paid monthly) and the first few days after the pay has come through. I think we have all been in the tins of beans for dinner situation, or […]Read more "The last days before payday versus the first days after"
Return and Earn So, NSW has brought in a 10 cent return for each can and small plastic bottle that you return. It doesn’t cover wine bottles or spirit bottles, mostly just the ones that get left everywhere and wash up on beaches all the time. And they have to be uncrushed and in good […]Read more "10 cents a can – returning for the win"
So, another Melbourne Cup has rolled around, this year, didn’t bet, didn’t watch the race and didn’t even consider the race as an option other than ‘oh yeah the cup is on today’. Literally can’t afford to waste the money on the bet, and really had other things on my mind today, like my son […]Read more "So… an update of sorts"
So, due to my recent redundancy from my full time design role, I am currently without an income. Which means plans to pay down my debts has been put on hold for a bit. Redundancy Now this is a hard one, a restructure of the company I was working for meant that my role was […]Read more "Redundancy, new directions and the plans for the future"
So, you are thinking, what is he on about?!?! In truth, here in Australia, we still have coins in circulation from the start of decimal currency in 1966. What does that mean? Well, it means there is a chance you will end up with one of the rarer collectible ones in your pocket and you […]Read more "When twenty cents isn’t worth twenty cents – it’s worth a LOT more!"