Buying your first home in Sydney? It can help to slightly adjust expectations down. Think less “apartment from Friends” and more “house from the Flintstones.” Believe me, you’ll feel better and won’t actively recoil when the first weekend of looking fails to meet your elevator loft expectations. You have to… compromise. Sydney ranks number 2 in the whole world for housing unaffordability, just behind Hong Kong where $1m … Continue reading I bought a house/ Puppy bunny best friends
Freedom. A magical word, an uplifting word that swells the chest and – in the right voice – raises the hairs on the back of your neck. “Freedom!” cried Mel Gibson in a kilt, as he defied the English oppressors in Braveheart. “Freedom!” cried Mel Gibson in a tri-corner hat, as he defied the English in The Patriot. Yes, whenever we think of freedom, we think … Continue reading Commenters of the internet/ Guns! Guns! Guns!
“Country folk”: Hardworking, honest, outdoorsy, friendly, and armed, according to various movies and TV shows I’ve seen. Statically more likely to wear a hat at all times, including in the bath, drive a pickup truck and track manure into a post office. Please understand I’m not trying to present our dear, dear country folk as somehow more simple and endearing than my tie-wearing, foie gras … Continue reading Country life/Majestic potato herds