Category Archives: messy

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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“Sorry”…

…why is this such a dirty word in Oz? I try not to tip into my everyday business too much in this world, but the ongoing debate about this “Sorry Business”, just does my head in. I’m going to drop … 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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