Pay Up Front

Pay Up Front

Aldi was doing my head in. It was only two dollars but come hell or high water, I was getting it back. Have you even noticed the trolley bay at an Aldi supermarket? It’s chock-a-block full – trolleys always at the ready. Contrast to say, a Coles...
Coke Cares

Coke Cares

Apparently Coca Cola is concerned about my health. How do I know? They told me so courtesy of a big red full-page ad in my city paper. They say “it’s our (Coke’s) responsibility to respond to changing times and issues that affect our...
The Air of Self-Responsibility

The Air of Self-Responsibility

Last week I had the good fortune to visit Central Queensland Helicopter Rescue Service in Mackay. It’s a wonderful close-knit organisation which rescues over 400 people each year from a variety of dire situations – car crashes, sinking yachts, lost bush...
Little Bag of Pills

Little Bag of Pills

  ┬áRecently my wife and I spent a relaxing weekend in Stanthorpe – a popular wine growing designation south west of Brisbane. We stayed in a beautiful B and B ( bed and breakfast) colonial house on the fringe of a picturesque winery. B and B’s are a...
Chemical Sh#t Storm

Chemical Sh#t Storm

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your Captain speaking….If you could please return to your seats and ensure they are in the upright position…your cabin crew is now serving lunch and you’re about to fly through a chemical sh#%t...