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2019-12-02: Finally found an advent calendar I approve of!

2019-11-29: Got myself some peeps today. I I’ve only used it twice today, but I’m already convinced these fit in …

2019-11-18: My daughter broke her arm while rollerskating over the weekend. Turns out rollerskates are just as …

2019-10-19: Getting ready for RWC2019’s biggest upset.

2019-10-11: Sitting in the doctor’s waiting room, reading (for what must be the 100th time) the poster on how …

2019-10-06: Am I an outlier, or is Apple Arcade exceptionally buggy on Apple TV.? Hardly any games run without …

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2019-09-25: ACT legalises personal cannabis use, becoming first Australian jurisdiction to do so. Allows …

2019-09-21: Finals day!

2019-09-10: Do you always slack off on your computer and worry about getting busted? Not anymore because …

2019-09-07: So, keep working. Keep striving. Never give up. Fall down seven times, get up eight. Ease is a …

2019-09-05: Most of us believe ourselves to be tech-savvy when what we really are is merely tech-dependent. We …

2019-09-04: “OK” is one of the most frequently used and recognised words in the world. It crops up …

2019-09-02: Roald Dahl on enthusiasm: If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full …

2019-08-30: Thousands of kids getting ready to perform at One Big Voice.

2019-08-30: It’s not that I don’t like people, but they make me uncomfortable. I feel like an alien dropped …

2019-08-29: Email fom the boss: “Sorry for being a pain but … ‘. I better start rolling up my …

2019-08-28: Currently reading: Zero Day Code by John Birmingham 📚

2019-08-28: Nothing is more potent than relief.

2019-08-27: I’ve been having this constant nagging in the back of my head that I’m supposed to be …

2019-08-25: I’ve never before considered using skin care products and, as a child of science, have often …

2019-08-25: I invested in one of these Bialetti Espresso makers today. Apparently it makes the most delicious …

2019-08-24: Delicious Venezuelan rum: Diplomatico Mantuano

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2019-08-23: I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise as they go by.

2019-08-23: Giving these a go today.

2019-08-20: Over opinionated? Move along then.

2019-08-15: Wow, it’s Thursday already! The weeks go fast these days: a good thing if you’re in a …

2019-08-14: Punch today in the face. Then say sorry.

2019-08-13: Danger, like potatoes, breeds in the dark 🥔

2019-08-13: Shut up, I thought, shut up, shut up—

2019-08-13: It may look like a coffee, but it isn’t. The coffee somehow got left behind. Starting my day …

2019-08-04: The girls got a job filling the neighbourhood’s mailboxes with advertising material. After 3 hours …

2019-08-03: Date night with Kari! The two of us are starting with some gorgeous ribs at her favourite …

2019-07-31: Practice. Patience. Precision. More practice,

2019-07-31: Why Do Medicines Have Such Ridiculous Names? There was a time when there were no rules for how a …

2019-07-30: People say time is a great healer. They’re wrong. Time is simply a great eraser

2019-07-29: ICC launches World Test Championship Getting underway on 1 August 2019, the WTC will see the top …

2019-07-28: Just finished a batch of Jalapeño sauce.

2019-07-28: Replacement pair. Losing these is becoming an expensive habit.

2019-07-26: Great experience at the Apple Store today. Some may call it un-Appleish behaviour, but I welcomed …

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2019-07-24: You think the JOB is too big ? Apply anyway. You think they will not like you ? Go, and sweep them …

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2019-07-22: Getting motivated is easy; anyone can do that. The secret to long-term success is staying motivated.

2019-07-20: Having a bad day is ok — everyone get’s irritable once in a while. But if you always hate …

2019-07-19: When you tell someone your goal and they acknowledge it, psychologists have found that it’s called a …

2019-07-18: Nothing wrong with dreaming.

2019-07-12: Just another day, waiting while Excel is calculating.

2019-07-11: Lesson learnt: drying wet trainers in the oven is not a good idea.

2019-07-04: Coca Cola with even more caffeine? Yes, please.

2019-07-04: I’ve never been a big lottery player, but I’ve decided to try a syndicate option for …

2019-07-03: My daughter reckons that, of all the faces in our family, mine is the easiest to draw. Not sure if …

2019-07-02: It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

2019-06-26: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.

2019-06-14: When you have unlimited time, there’s no urgency to do anything.

2019-06-14: When we went to McDonalds tonight a couple of their regional managers were there for what seemed …

2019-06-12: Even when you mess up, your family still sees you for the good person you are and believes you will …

2019-06-12: Get moving. You only have so much time until this life ends. What are you going to make of it?

2019-06-10: From this day forth I shall approach any large task as a series of small ones.

2019-05-28: Yeah, I’ll give it a go!

2019-05-18: Just voted in the Australian Federal Election. Now bring on the democracy sausage! 🌭🌭

2019-05-07: How we talk, think about, and therefore perceive our surroundings is the very foundation for our …

2019-04-29: Being an adult is only an illusion. When it comes down to it I’m not sure any of us ever really grow …

2019-04-27: ​Often, what comes with age is not wisdom but intolerance.

2019-04-23: Mike Goldberg on Bellator puts Bellator firmly ahead of the UFC.

2019-04-20: ​We’re all still children inside. The same fears, the same joys. We just get taller, and better at …

2019-04-19: ​One of many pointless things in life is arguing with an nine-year-old. Doesn’t matter how smart you …

2019-04-17: ​Funny how the biggest bluffs are the ones you pull on yourself.

2019-04-17: ​I like dogs. They’re uncomplicated. Easy. Unlike people. Or cats.

2019-04-15: Reading to the patient. Bailey had an operation today. Kari decided to read her George’s …

2019-04-12: He just didn’t know what he didn’t know.

2019-04-11: The barista reckoned that was the best coffee she made all day. Clearly she based her observation on …

2019-04-02: Oh my word! I hate passwords!

2019-03-31: The only places you’re likely to find Robin Hood and Little John these days are on badly painted …

2019-03-30: My beautiful girl is turning twelve today. As with every one of her birthdays before, I’m sad …

2019-03-30: Never go back. That’s what people always tell you. Things will have changed. They won’t be the way …

2019-03-14: Today I had my medicine dispensed by a completely automated pharmacy dispensing system. Thinking …

2019-03-03: Perth Scorchers replica kit on sale for $5 at K-Mart: Confirmation that this was a pretty poor …

2019-03-03: The chicken wing is seriously under-estimated. Dinner-after-dinner it outperforms the steaks I …

2019-03-03: Oops, I did it again. Tomorrow is going to be a long one once again.

2019-03-03: What more can I ask for? Life is good.

2019-02-21: Not every closed door is locked. Just push it.

2019-02-16: School’s out. What’s next?

2019-02-09: The 528 hertz frequency, known as the Tone of Miracles, is suggested to promote healing, open the …

2019-02-05: Firing up the standing desk today. Why is it so hard to concentrate whilst standing?

2019-01-30: Pressure isn’t real — it’s just the stress you put on yourself in your head. Pressure is the result …

2019-01-28: Second last home game of the season tonight. It’s been a rough season this far, with us taking …

2019-01-22: Lesson learnt: Watching pimple extraction videos like this one before having a steak dinner …

2019-01-22: It’s exhausting to fight a war inside your head every single day.

2019-01-20: Today, at puppy school, Bailey saw one of her sisters for the first time since she was separated …

2019-01-17: I was holding out for the new Jeep Wrangler JL, but thanks to the steep price hike and the recent …

2019-01-13: Drama! YouTube decided to terminate my daughter’s channel and suspend her for life for …

2019-01-11: I wonder how many times I need to read Gary Vaynerchuk’s Crushing It! before I’ll …

2019-01-03: “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have …

2019-01-03: Today is the 3rd day of 2019. There are 362 days left in the year - it exhausts me just thinking of …

2019-01-01: Took the kids for some early morning metal detecting on our local beach today. Our bounty included …

2018-12-29: Hopman cup tennis to end a beautiful day

2018-12-23: I absolutely love Kayo Sports, Australia’s ‘Netflix of Sports’. After an hour on …

2018-12-12: I still can’t believe that tomorrow will be my little girl’s last day of primary school. It feels …

2018-12-04: It's a mess when strange events smack into the windscreen of a resolutely rational mind

2018-12-03: “Celebrating small steps triggers more dopamine than saving it all up for one big achievement.” Link …

2018-12-01: Bailey is growing fast! She’s coming home in 14 days!

2018-11-30: Staphil-oh no no no.  Staphylococcus epidermidis, a widespread species that lives on our skins, is …

2018-11-29: I’ve never been big on reading poetry, but this piece by Mark Strand touched me: In a field I …

2018-11-28: Always be searching for a job (especially if you already have one). Part of your job, is to find a …

2018-11-27: Repetition is the enemy of creativity. Repetition belongs to robots.

2018-11-26: A piece of wisdom Barnsey uttered today: Your value does not decrease based on someone’s …

2018-11-25: Listening to Amy Shark whilst (!) cleaning up the mess from last night.

2018-11-24: Broke my Apple Watch screen today trying to break into my own house. Guess it’s time for …

2018-11-24: I’m playing the role of single dad this weekend. Rushing from one dance class to the next (to …

2018-11-24: Over the last two days fate just had to emphasise that it’s the one wearing the pants :/

2018-11-21: Every so often life reminds me that I’m nothing but a sad, middle aged man. Age is a bell I …

2018-11-21: The only way to lose is to continue down a path that no longer brings you joy.Link

2018-11-21: Who doesn’t love good roadkill?

2018-11-21: Credit card closed. St Georges Bank, you’ve lost a customer for life.

2018-11-19: Renewed my Perth Scorchers membership today. Let’s hope the curse of Optus Stadium (when it …

2018-11-17: This little fella will be joining our family in middle December! Bailey, we can’t wait!

2018-11-17: A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night, and in between does what …

2018-11-16: Be wary. Be rational and critical. Don’t invite someone’s opinion into your brain without making …