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August 12, 2012



Bye Phil & Teds Vibe. Hello Bugaboo Donkey?

May 23, 2012


With Peanut’s impending arrival in about six months’ time, Michele and I have been shopping around for a stroller which ticks all our boxes: 1) Light 2) Ferries two kids plus the ability to switch seat to capsule and vice versa 3) Capsule must face parent 4) Stylish 5) Suggests parents have a combined income […]

Day Trip To Brown Brothers Winery 2

August 29, 2011


More pictures from our little day trip to Milawa, Victoria.

Day Trip To Brown Brothers Winery 1 (video)

August 29, 2011


Evening all. I hope you have been well. Had an extra long weekend and the family took the seven hours (600km) round trip to Milawa, up in the north-east of Victoria. Michele and I love Brown Brothers wines, and it’s our first trip out to that region of Victoria. Sandeep was free too, so he […]

This Arrived In The Mail Yesterday…

June 21, 2011


Honda always knows how to send their mail. It’s either an attractive monthly magazine (which goes straight into the bin) or an attractive ‘hey time to service your car please pay overpriced figure here’ letter (which goes straight onto my desk, followed by a loud scream). I definitely wasn’t expecting this in the mail yesterday […]

*BAM* An AustPost Van Couldn’t Brake In Time…

May 2, 2011


Words fail me sometimes. I mean, how else do you explain a driver who drives straight into you as I was slowing down at a roundabout? A heavy drizzle and wet conditions aren’t good excuses either. That’s twice in five months poor Thumper has been innocently driven into. Of course, the first one was a […]

Drunk Lady Insists We’re At Fault! How Dare Her…

October 20, 2010


Hi, I hope you’ve all been well. I spent the greater part of last week – four out of five working days to be precise – commuting to work by train. It was rather refreshing to take Melbourne’s much lampooned (and maligned) public transport system. It was a nice change of scenery but after a […]