Bad Driver

Sometimes I wonder how I passed my driving test. I barely know any of the road rules (despite my best efforts to learn them and get used to abiding by them) and I barely know how to work my car. I try to avoid driving as much as possible because of this, because honestly, I’m …

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Do It Now

Another power bill! Didn’t I just pay one of those? I can’t keep track of my costs any more – between the house and the business, it seems like there’s something draining my funds just about every week. I know that personal and business costs are supposed to be kept separate but, as a small …

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The Modern Blacksmith

Ever since I came to the big city, I was getting increasingly frustrated at how people deal with metal these days. It used to be an art, the way blacksmiths would work with steel. They’d spend hours on a single sword, regardless of who they were making it for. It was delicate and precise, and …

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Rising Sun Goals

Finally, I’ve started an emigration fund. For the longest time, I’ve wanted to move my whole life to Japan, mostly because I feel like it’s where I belong, but also because that’s where the cartoon industry began. I want a job in animation…preferably as a voice actor. Sure, Dinki-Dai in Melbourne is a pretty good …

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Ap-bar-tment

Francis is still stuck on this notion of making the apartment look like a high-end London cocktail bar. Me? I still don’t get it. I mean, sure, the view is kind of reminiscent of that vibe (oddly enough, given that we’re in Carlton), but I’m not convinced that that’s reasonable grounds for said decor scheme.  …

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It’s Lit

I’m calling it: good lighting is an underrated design feature. I’m sure there are plenty of people with me on this, yet it so often seems to take second fiddle to technology and furniture. In fact, lighting is the meeting point between those two elements, and deserving of just as much attention and prestige as …

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