Monthly Archives: April 2012

How Long is Now?

You know the feeling when you have a day off work and the next day feels like a Monday? Same routine as any week day but for some reason, because the previous day you weren’t at work, today just feels like a Monday.

Yesterday was Anzac Day in Australia – a public holiday in the middle of the week. So for me today, Thursday felt a hell of lot like the first day of the working week. But it was a typical weekday routine. So what made it feel different? Continue reading

The Present of Irony

What did I want for my birthday? As usual I hadn’t thought about it until I was reminded by my wife, who in turn had been reminded by both sets of parents with the same question. This year, instead of allowing myself to be annoyed and distracted by the what-can-people-get-me-for-my-birthday thing, I actually had an answer! What I’d really like is a Kindle. Continue reading