Band woes

  People think being in a band it’s fun. Let me tell you something, it’s not. Ok, that might be a bit extreme. It is fun but there’s a lot of hassle that comes with it. People don’t realise what goes into preparing for a gig. First there are all the rehearsals. These rehearsals can …

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Getting Boat Two

Life hasn’t been going well for me lately, which is why I’ve turned to my father’s old adage to try and get me through the tough times. He used to tell me “having two boats is better than one”. Actually, one of my first memories is of him buying this big, new boat. At the …

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Insulating My Home

Hello! Six months on from my last update and things are going perfectly according to plan. The rough-in for the plumbing and electricals went well and everything is now officially complete from their end. I’m really happy with the results both the plumber and electrician produced, and I’ve recommended them to my boss as people …

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Gizmo’s Suspicions

Lazarus thinks I’m blaming him for the weird stuff happening around the house? He said that? He said that about me? Of course he did. He’s always had it out for me. Ever since the first day I started serving my master, Lazarus hasn’t liked me. I think he’s jealous because I’m such a great …

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One Home Transaction

Selling, buying… what’s the difference? It’s all the same to me. That might sound like nonsense or even downright stupid, but hear me out. If you’re buying something, you’ve most likely had to sell something – your property, your time or something else – in order to raise the funds. If you’re selling, you’ve most …

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Survival of the Daddest

Family holidays are supposed to be a huge source of stress, right? Please tell me they are. If that’s not the case, then I’m clearly doing something wrong, and I simply can’t afford for that to be the case. I mean, when you’re racking up hundreds of dollars a day on kid-friendly B&Bs, cafe meals …

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Dispute’s Heating Up

Day five: the war over the office climate control system rages on. Edith has wrested the remote from Dan and is smugly nursing it in her cubicle, making sure everyone knows about her special trump card, which is her arthritis. This would be a very real concern and one that I’m sure everyone would be …

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