#vanlife

Just when I think everything’s fine with this van, some fascinating new problem turns up to put me in my place. Maybe I should have heeded everyone’s advice about buying a turquoise vintage unit from an elderly surfer I met on the bus. In actual fact, I don’t regret the purchase at all. But I …

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Hi Folks, Sorry About the Wall

So…how was YOUR first meeting with the in-laws? Well, I say in-laws, but that’s more of a future thing. Right now they’re my girlfriend’s parents, and we just had our first…’meeting’. Is girlfriend’s parents in-law a thing? Anyway I was driving to their place, a lovely quiche on the front seat that I got from …

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Step Into the Exam Chamber?

Sometimes I think the notes I make during lectures are the most profound thing ever. And then I look at them afterwards, and it’s always something terrible, like ‘more oxygen = more brain power’. I mean, that might not be UN-true, but at the same time, I don’t know if the exam people would let …

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Fishing…on the MOON

Our dear brother has recently been talking about terraforming, and given the strength and commitment of his speech, I see no reason to doubt him. It was a great day at the meeting where it was announced: our Lunar Kingdom will have life, and life in abundance! Of course, some dissented, saying that we would …

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A Couple of Good Sports

Moving out of the city was definitely the right choice. Tonia feels the same – even though she misses the social hubbub of Melbourne, I think she’s totally into the challenge of starting up a scene of her own out here. Her order of business at the moment is setting up a social sports group, …

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Tinting for My Continued Health

There are many injustices in this world, but one of the greatest has to be walking into an op-shop, seeing that they have a decent collection of second-hand novels in the window, and finding out that they’re all Lan Broan books. Yes, because what I really need to send me off to sleep is the …

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