INTERROBANG

Musings on life, the universe and an elephant named Flobo

Things on the trains have certainly started to slow down over the last couple of weeks. This may in part be due to more cancelled services for track repairs and maintenance, or also because school holidays have now begun and the commuters have started to thin as people begin to go on holidays. Aisles have …

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This weekend really highlighted a part of my personality that I try in vain to control. No matter how much I try to fight against it, I am, for better want of a word, a Troglodyte. I think I could quite happily hole up in a cave somewhere – assuming of course that it was …

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From what I understand, it is currently Thanksgiving in the United States. Although we do not celebrate Thanksgiving in Australia, hearing mention of this has gotten me to thinking. What is it exactly that I am thankful for in my life? I thought I would share my rough draft list with you. I am thankful …

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It has been a big day for Australia with the announcement that the same-sex marriage (SSM) votes have been counted and the majority has voted YES. Given the emphasis on marriage and weddings, I thought I should share some of my experiences. Some of you may know, that my fiance and I have been engaged …

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For those not aware, Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November each year. It is called the race that stops the nation and people gather in offices, if they haven’t been fortunate enough to get the day or afternoon off, to watch a bunch of jockeys race horses around a track. You …

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Death and taxes are not the only sureties in life. Another thing that can be counted on is, everybody lies. Now don’t go getting on your high horse saying that you are an honest person. Most people could be considered incredibly honest, I like to think I am an honest person, although that doesn’t take …

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My little brother has horrible memory retention and yes, I admit that I have taken advantage of this knowledge over the years by performing, shall we say psychological experiments, and inserting some fake memories. Take for instance when, as a baby he was taken around to be shown off as the freshly baked little  prince …

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