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We Have So Much in Common

July 17, 2012 by


Merry: She eats like you do. Me: We have so much in common. Merry: Yeah. Me: Except she has the excuse of actually being six. Merry: Yeah. So I eat like a seven year old. In fact, you’ll get some quite persuasive arguments from people I know that it’s not just food choices I have […]

And Then I’d Kick Her, Sir

May 30, 2012 by


I have long suspected that Disney movies contain some kind of psychedelic distraction agent that’s particularly good at hypnotising young children. This is the only explanation I can think of for their willingness to watch and rewatch them with a frequency and enthusiasm that is, quite frankly, scary.* And it seems I have finally gotten […]

I Have Tasted the Lemon Pudding of Victory

November 3, 2011 by


There is a particular entrance to Royal Perth Hospital that is ridiculously difficult to drive to from where I live. Monday marked the third time I attempted this feat. The first time I had a lot of fun with one way streets. The second time I found out that in addition to an unnecessarily large […]