Category Archives: bad

Ugly scene in the Hay St Mall today…

… and I’ve just stepped out of it!  A young woman who’s a regular busker in the mall – had a ‘disagreement’ with her male companion.  It turned VERY ugly, very quickly, and when a fella in a suit tried … Continue reading

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What a morning…

… I woke in a hospital bed – sore as buggery on the inside, but brighter then day on the outside. Damn that feeling hope! Kevin Rudd… a politician he may very well be, but this morning actually caused a … Continue reading

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I can’t tell you her name…

… although it still fumbles about in my gob before it can ever fall out! Even now – 25 years later – the memory of such an embarrassing part of my life still makes me cringe. When I think on … Continue reading

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