Category Archives: Australia

Hugh Jackman Is Not A Douchebag

Every week I am reminded by how unfamous I am when I’m mistaken for Hugh Jackman. Regular readers will know that this started about 6 years ago and hasn’t stopped since. We’re the same height, both from Australia, I bear … Continue reading

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Women Raised In LA – The Bubble Creatures

When you live somewhere for long enough, things that seemed odd to you at first become the norm. What was glaring is now wallpaper, what was bizarre is now day-to-day. It’s only when you have visitors come to your town … Continue reading

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The Magic Five Days Between Xmas and New Years

It seems like this time of year rolls around so fast. And as I tell all the 80s children in the office, it gets faster and faster as the years go on. One minute, you’re drunk off your ass on … Continue reading

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Strippers, Country Weddings and City Realizations

One of the main reasons also that I’m back in Australia is that a great mate Nick is getting married to the beautiful Cyn and another friend of mine Scott and I are going to be the best men. Whether … Continue reading

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Sulking all the way to Sydney

After the highs of Brisbane and seeing an old friend again, Sydney was like bumping into and ex that you have been trying to avoid. Before I moved to LA, I had tried to get a film career going in … Continue reading

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Everywhere but LA Stories

For a guy who moved to LA to pursue his dreams, the end of 2006/start of 2007 saw me spending a lot of time out of it. There’s a few reasons for this. I still don’t have a work or … Continue reading

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The Psychic, the Clairvoyant and the Clown

OK, so this is going to sound crazy and I know it. I just wanted to say that before I started typing this out so that you know, that I know, that it sounds ridiculous. But truth is like that … Continue reading

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