How To Enter A National Competition and Be A Happy Loser

If you had told me 8 weeks ago I would be one of the 5 finalists to replace Marc Fennell as the Triple J film reviewer I would have told you to put down the crack pipe or stop swinging from power lines. See, I was in the midst of what the kids' call an existential life crisis. Maybe it was the lack of protein talking from my newly found vegetarian life but I was convinced I wasn't good enough at anything I was doing and therefore, I just wasn't good enough. I watched people around me kicking life goal after life goal and, all I was doing was sitting on the bench running oranges. I desperately wanted to runaway to some idyllic island paradise and pour bucket after bucket of mojitos on my problems because, mature adult retaliatory response.   

Read More

How To Set Up The Internet In 10 Easy Steps

Apologies for being so slack on the blog writing lately. The reason for my absence? I got the internet.

The internet seems like a pretty damn basic life necessity but, for the past five years I have been living without it. Well, that's not completely true - I could access it on my phone and had been paying $300+ a month for the pleasure to do so. Don't worry I'm aware, I'm an idiot.

So, in the aftermath of a messy breakup with my telecommunications company I decided it was time to get the internet connected. 

Read More