Category Archives: Against the odds

Home Renovations…

… are a polarising event. You either thrive in the environment it creates or, you simply don’t and it becomes a constant day to day struggle – just getting your A into G – so you can complete what you … Continue reading

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A yarn at work today…

…reminded me of a fella I met on a flight home from Meekatharra. I was leaving – flustered and annoyed – because once again, I felt I hadn’t finished half the work left to me!  Work at Meeka was like … Continue reading

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The morning that I turned 21…

… saw me scrunched up in the front of a white Ford panel-van, sporting a self-inflicted head-ache, better suited to the skull of an African elephant!  I was in the final stages of my sparky’s (electrician’s) apprenticeship and was on my … Continue reading

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