What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Whether you’ve been responsible for a child, a dog or a fish, you know that naming it is basically the biggest challenge you are ever going to have in your life. Get it wrong and your child will hate you and the internet will mock you mercilessly for a thousand...
The Run Diary – Week 11 – Berk Time.

The Run Diary – Week 11 – Berk Time.

So here we are – just under three weeks now until I run 23 kilometres.In fact, if you want me to be accurate it’s 18 sleeps. And I have a broken toe.  And a cold.How do I know I have a broken toe?  Because the hospital x-rayed it and told me....
It’s not them, it’s you.

It’s not them, it’s you.

So around Australia today, people with school aged children are prepping lunches, ironing uniforms and saying to themselves ‘so pleased THAT is over’ as they coax their children out the door back into the world of learning.And for the last few weeks the...
How to change a toilet roll

How to change a toilet roll

Late last year on my personal Facebook page I asked my friends what etiquette was sorely missing in the world today.  Over fifty vehement, ranty suggestions (I had obviously hit a nerve) later, I present THE TALKING FRANKLY GUIDE TO ETIQUETTE IN THE MODERN...