I had to grow up with this shit. I was hoping my kids wouldn't have to, too.Read More
Experiencing a great deal of stress brought on by a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in my eldest son and the arrival of a second child, I decided to seek help from a mental health professional. Here are the top 10 things I have learned about myself, parenting and relationships from just over a year of psychotherapy.Read More
A child-free weekend away with my wife, Lavender*, provides some much needed respite from T-Bone and Sea Bass. Despite best efforts to revisit our glory days, we soon realise that seemingly overnight we have become an old couple who know no better than to complain and make inane remarks.
* her new pseudonym, of her own choosingRead More
Sea Bass explores a shopping centre and makes me proud by dissing a pesky salesman. Escalators are traversed, buttons are pressed (figuratively and literally) and dried pigs ears are chewed. A missing child causes concern, as does the adult colouring book phenomenon.Read More
T-Bone and Sea Bass celebrate their mum’s birthday with a trip to Warrandyte where they observe culinary excellence in the form of a sausage roll stuffed into a bread roll. A man in lycra wielding a giant stick adds drama to the occasion and the antique shop does a poor job attracting new customers.Read More
In this next adventure T-Bone and Sea Bass encounter fearsome Giant Wombats and ponder why the toilets at this park are cleaner than theirs at home. A sundial leads to an awkward conversation about daylight saving and a faulty water pump provides an important life lesson.Read More
Join T-Bone and Sea Bass as they journey to the Bundoora Park Playspace. Marvel as they encounter a menacing death swing, miserable horses and surly lunch ladies. Kids being kids, they also lend themselves to some toilet humour.Read More