• General

    The week of death & tears

    I never thought George Michael would be dead this year. Nor General Organa. Or her mother. Let alone all the others we’ve lost this year. Bowie. Prince. They say that losing all your favourites is a sign that you’re getting older. Maybe I am. But what happens when some of those that you’ve lost were before their time? Antov Yelchin. And then what age is too young? I consider anything under 70 young. Because that’s just the way it is. A full life is someone dying in their 80’s. Or at least late 70’s. So with that in mind, when…

  • Travel

    Round the world adventures – Part 1 The landing

    I’ve been missing a while… It’s because I went on a round the world adventure. Hopped on a plane from Sydney to Z├╝rich, to Istanbul to Antalya in Turkey. Mum was waiting for me after a 32 hour flight and…

  • General

    With all my love, Australia…

    You guys know how I love to share things that make me laugh until I’m crying. And I am trying to get my shit together to write about my travels in far away lands, however it’s hard to process and…

  • GLBTQI,  Travel

    Pride Festival – Istanbul 2016

    You know, I was walking around Istanbul on Sunday – Taksim to be precise – when my friend and I noticed something a bit different. There were riot police everywhere. In groups of 5 – 10, 20-50, with gas masks…

  • Uncategorized

    My American Addiction

    Ok, so obviously everyone is keenly aware that I have a very high burning love affair with that great big country over yonder blue. So while I’m slowly selling every inch of my soul to my job to build up…

  • Uncategorized

    When spiders veto your life

    You know, I’ve never been quite the spiderphobe before. I’m pretty sure that’s not the actual terminology for it and I can hear Cern’s voice in my head squealing in utter consternation that I haven’t used the google to find…

  • Uncategorized

    One from the vault…

    While I try to work myself silly through the Christmas period this year, I thought I’d have a troll through my blogs past. And this one made me giggle. Because it’s still true. Love & Hate, it’s a short list……

  • Dating

    Love is

    Your beautiful lover boy getting his pipboy earlier than you because he didn’t have a seniors moment and click delivery but pick up from store and because EB Games still has mine in the mail. So instead of watching me…