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Hardware Store Fun

Sometimes, I like to play pranks on innocent people, just to think about how their lives are going to be affected by my shenanigans, even if I don’t get to see the actual result. It’s a fun, (mostly) harmless pastime that gives me a bit of a laugh. I’ll admit, maybe my awesome pranks aren’t …

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Sewer Trouble

We decided to go into the sewers to find the source of our troubles. I am still confident that Robin Collinson is behind the broken doors and damaged drains, but since everybody in the house got accused of the crime, we admitted that perhaps there was some other explanation. “I hope it’s not witches,” Nadia …

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School Building Painting

Finally! After months of appealing to the school board, they’ve permitted me to paint the outside of the building for the year five and six students. Currently, it is a really ugly beige in the best of places. Some parts of the building have the paint literally peeling off the walls. It’s not good. This …

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Feet o’ Geese

Vera Lynn is such a fusspot. You’d never heard the likes of it! Just this morning, she told Constance and I that she’d sent back a delivery of geese because she didn’t think their feet would be good enough for her famous goose foot soup. The way she goes on about that soup, you’d think …

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The Workhorse

It isn’t easy to live up to the codes of ancient knighthood in this day and age, particularly residing in Melbourne. I took an oath to do just that many years ago, and have been living by it ever since. There are limitations, certainly. For example, subsection 14 of article 503 says that all knights …

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Cat-pocalypse

I’ve been seeing my neighbour’s cat getting around in the cold and feeling a bit sorry for it, despite the fact that I know it has a cat flap and is out in the elements by choice. Then, I noticed that it kept disappearing into and old esky on the back porch, and not coming …

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Manifesting at 110%

I can’t deny that I’m a little bit excited. I’ve just been granted the go-ahead on project office reboot, and the budget is much higher than I’d anticipated. That means I’m at liberty to go to town in creating the work environment I’ve always dreamed of. Whoop! I mean, obviously I can’t tailor it to …

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Clued In… Not

I’ve just been informed – by my hairdresser, no less – that my parents are looking to move to Tasmania. Thanks for letting me in on that little piece of info, mum and dad! I mean, sure, they’d expressed an interest in going there, but I thought they were talking about a holiday, not a …

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I Not Do Technology

I’m probably the youngest baby boomer in the world, at the age of 21. I say that because I just do NOT get technology. Never have. I try, really hard, and I’m not trying to make myself into some ‘accidental’ social media star by being really klutzy, but it’s true. I send emails to the …

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