My dad only ever tried marijuana once, when he was with some hockey mates in his 20s. “I didn’t like it,” he told me. “It made me skittish and jumpy; I much prefer a beer.” When he was aged in his 70s, I tried to convince him to try it again. Because by then, my […]
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We’re a little over three months into the year, and we’ve clocked over a new milestone already – with the number of measles cases globally having increased by a staggering 300%. The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirms that more than 100,000 cases have been reported worldwide in 2019. In the whole of 2018, only 28,000 […]
The election has been called for May 18, 2019, which means we have a solid month of hard-core political campaigning ahead of us. I’m already exhausted. Promises will be made – aka, lies will be told. We’ll get sick of seeing headshots of Shorten and Morrison popping up in the news every night, debating this […]
It’s been hard to avoid the latest social media dust up involving footy player Israel Folau. In case you somehow missed it, he posted a meme sharing his strong religious views. I’m not even going to reference what he wrote, because it’s extremely offensive to, well, almost anyone with a pulse. (It’s also incredibly ironic, […]
For the last two months, I’ve been on something of a health kick. I’ve managed to misplace 8kg since the beginning of the year, largely by going back to the good ol’ fashioned basics: exercise and diet. I go to the gym five days a week, and I count calories. Simple. Boring. Effective. But, perhaps […]
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