Into the Village

My wife and I are helping my grandfather move house. He’s been living in the inner suburbs for most of his life, but recently he said he would like to move into a retirement village, closer to the outer suburbs of Melbourne, which is where we live. I’m really excited. Partly because I (oddly) love …

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New Teaching Task

Sophie’s new primary school teaching job was a dream come true. She loved everything about it. She adored her class, and she loved teaching every student. No matter their disposition or approach to learning, Sophie was confident she could find a way to help them. Every day held a new adventure. From school excursions to …

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Wallpaper Memorial

My friend just set the date for her dad’s funeral. How sad is that? She’s only twenty-four years old and he had only just turned sixty. Neither of them deserve this. Because his death was extremely unexpected, he has to go to the coroner and get checked out. They need to know what happened before …

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Last School Day

The last bell seemed to ring louder than any of the others, I mused to myself. I liked to wait and let the bustle of the other students clear the room slightly before I bundled all of my supplies together and followed them out into the hallway. The locker room was still packed when I …

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Beach House Build

Today’s the day! After nearly a decade of budgeting and eating scraps instead of proper meals, my wife and I are finally starting the process of building our new house. Ever since our son was born, we decided we simply had to upgrade our tiny little house. Two bedrooms just weren’t enough, especially since both …

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Moving To Canberra

My friends and I are moving to Canberra. We’re all so excited. We’ve been planning on living together for over a year now but we could never find a good enough rental property. We’re all from Melbourne but we agreed that we’d be happy to move if it meant getting the right place. So, long …

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Aidan’s New Ute

Aidan had been an electrician for five years before he was given his own work car. Before that, he was using his own car, a small run-down car that isn’t even worth mentioning. Aidan often felt embarrassed driving his car around and the people he dealt with looked down on him. ‘How could an electrician …

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Love My Tattooist

I just got my eighth tattoo! The last time I updated you guys on my tattoo escapades, I was about to get my third tattoo six months after I had gotten my first. That was over a year ago now and I’ve gotten five tattoos since then. I’m honestly averaging about one new ink every …

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