Wow! Here is where I am going to start. At home. Mess creates stress. Looking at crap (clutter) everywhere just reminds you of all the back stories, baggage and procrastination. Your mind wanders, anxiety peaks. Then you get stressed out. Day turns to crap. Ever since I was old enough to have my own… Read More GET YOUR HOME IN ORDER. TODAY!
Recently I saw an article about writing or being a writer contributing to being bi-polar and it is no accident so many WordPress articles cover topics on the whole range of mental anguish. For a writer, any scene from The Shining is enough to turn you away from a keyboard faster than a surfer from… Read More Options are my Opiates
OK. Just in case you did not get the memo yesterday from the IMF telling your governments to rein in spending and start hoarding cash and savings. No less than 18 months ago when Trump was elected, Stayatworkfatherofthree would politely point out the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the United… Read More Shit Nobody Ever Believes until too late
Well that’s what my grandfather used to call the first aid kit. According to other family members that is. My only childhood memory of my paternal grandfather’s words was “Shhhhhhhh!” No matter. It is the last quarter of the moon and you know that is the best time to clean up, throw out things,… Read More CUTS, COLDS AND SORE HOLES
It is mid school year vacation for 2018 and day three of the kids’ holidays. Just got their Semester 1 report cards and it brought me to tears. Last weekend was a public holiday long weekend which kicked the school vacation off to an off the deep end 25/7 child care marathon. Fighting the noisy… Read More Hell Kids are great!
Location: Tropical North Queensland, Australia
Date: June 8, 2018
Trial: Pack-Man attempts an all nighter. As a gift to all his followers. This will be the best Friday night they have had for a long while.… Read More PACK-MAN FLIES SOLO
A funny thing happened last night. You know when you hit a wall, procrastination sets in or you get to the top of the mountain and don’t know what do up there. When you have talked the talk. Then the only thing to do is to walk the walk. When both your sons come home… Read More WHEN THE BOOK COMES OUT
Kitsch Crazy Cakes. If they had online ordering, Pack-Man would forward everyone the web-link. Maybe they would have one later. For now it would be an open secret in a private war on waste. One of the Mothers at school had started a small home enterprise making cakes. Well banana bread, muffins and delicious seed… Read More PACK-MAN JOINS THE THIRD INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
A couple of months ago we were cleaning and knocked my ‘Dumbo’s feather’ of a writer’s muse off it’s perch beside the wifi modem. It was one of my greatest finds during the last day of a six-week ASEAN audit trip 2016 ending in Ho Chi Minh City. I remember it well. We had been… Read More NEW MOON, NEW DIRECTION, NEW LOGO? THE TIDE IS HIGH REGARDLESS.
PACK-MAN handed over THB150 and the tri-lingual bag wrapping attendant in Suvannabumi airport in return lent a marker to write contact details on the cling-wrapping around his large suitcase. Then he strolled over to the smoking area and carefully filled his favorite corn pipe with a good half handful of Borkum Riff Black Cavendish. … Read More PACK-MAN experiments on the way home.