Okay so I'm an Aussie, and American news doesn't really affect me unless our dickhead government decides to go to war with someone just because the US is, but just today I saw a post about Ted Cruz being outraged that a Bill had been drafted to regulate men's reproductive rights (make them have vasectomies, … Continue reading And the hypocrisy just keeps coming …
Being a Generation X-er, I grew up watching 21 Jump Street. From the very first, I was a Johnny Depp fan. Especially after he began collaborating with Tim Burton and starred in Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Corpse Bride. I preferred Johnny over Brad Pitt in every magazine quiz and had his picture on my … Continue reading Heard the Turd
Hi folks, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but I’ve been busy and honestly, I didn’t expect that anyone would care that my blog has remained untouched for a while. It’s not like I’m super-popular or anything. I’ve even let my membership on the My Depression page on Facebook lapse for … Continue reading Beating mental illness – one schema at a time
Are you scared of something? Most people are, but their reactions to whatever they're afraid of don't always become a full-blown phobia. Research suggests that roughly 10% of the population suffers from a debilitating phobia of some kind during their lifetime. By debilitating, I mean a fear that in some way negatively affects their everyday … Continue reading Fear itself
I wouldn't call myself particularly superstitious. Sure, like most people, I have my quirks. For instance, I'll refuse to wear the colours of the opposition when my favourite AFL team are playing, or I'll knock on wood to prevent impending doom, but I won't let my silly little beliefs take over my life or make … Continue reading Thank F**k it's 2020!
On Sunday my 21 year old son had to make one of the toughest decisions of his young life. Our eleven year-old white German Shepherd, Booker, has been dealing with cancer for the past six months or so, and the tumour on his right front leg was getting too big and stretching the skin around … Continue reading Goodbye, sweet puppy…
Let’s face it, folks – there’s really only one topic of conversation going on in Australia at the moment. Our nation is in a state of bushfire crisis, quite unlike anything I remember happening in my forty-six years on earth. Yes, there was Black Saturday a decade ago, and of course Ash Wednesday in the … Continue reading ScoMo "fiddles" while Australia burns