Gardening or Not

Funny how a visit from an actual time traveller has thrown the whole group into a tizzy. You’d think that someone from the actual future would be like Christmas for us. Instead, we called an emergency meeting while Jayne was supposedly recovering from her time travel jet-lag, just so we could discuss whether she’s actually …

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Maybe I’ll Invest

You know, the property market was something I was considering a few years ago. Those were the days…when I could comfortably do an online search for how to buy your first investment property and not feel like it was a total pipe dream. Then the kids came along, I had to quit my job, and …

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Not a Dry Eye

Sometimes it’s worth being on a peak hour train, just for the conversations you overhear. I realise that sounds like a bit of a stretch, but hear me out. This guy sitting across from me this evening was chewing his mate’s ear off about his son having graduated as an osteopath – apparently, this is …

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Bring Back Alfonso!

Change…change is the worst. I used to have the PERFECT hair salon, just around the corner, always open for walk-ins and run by the nicest, chattiest guy in existence. Everyone loved Alfonso, even really grumpy people, and I should know because I’m VERY grumpy. Alfonso always got me in a good mood, which became an …

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Full of Self-Discovery

Ever since I’ve seen the greatest movie of all time, ‘A Room’, I’ve been taken with two things: real estate and film-making. Every time I think about that movie, I just feel…things. I feel the struggles of Jimmy, the main character played by Timmy Wisso, the greatest actor/director of our generation. I saw his attempts …

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Home Building Tips

So, you’re thinking of building a house? Let’s just say you are, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. There are a couple of things you might need to know first, though let’s start with the fact that this won’t be an easy or cheap venture. You can’t simply jump at a plot of land with a …

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