January 2018

My Twenty-Four Hours Trading Bitcoin

This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald Sun Should you buy Bitcoin? Yes, definitely. If everyone keeps buying, that raises the price for people who already own some, like me, and it’s your money so I don’t care if you lose it. This week, while watching the price ricochet around like a cocaine addicted Read More

Camping is a conspiracy to prepare us for the end of days

This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald Sun As the next holiday season approaches, if one more person tells me how much I’m missing out by not going camping, I don’t know what I’ll do. Probably nothing, since I avoid confrontation like models avoid carbs, and the Australian men’s soccer, rugby union, basketball and Read More

2017 is the year that was meant to be but never was

This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail At the end of 2016, remember how everyone was like, ‘Bring on 2017, because that year sucked!’ As 2017 winds down, nobody is really saying that. All I’ve heard is, ‘I wonder if things will ever be as good as they were way back in 2015?’ Read More

The truth about Times Square on NYE

This article first appeared in the Daily Telegraph As well as the Herald Sun Whatever you did on NYE, just be glad you weren’t in Times Square, and if it’s on your bucket list, you need a better list. If you thought those in Times Square looked cold on any coverage you may have seen, Read More

NYE resolutions don’t work so try this instead

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun NYE resolutions are a stellar idea, in theory. The problem is, meaningful change is among the most difficult feats any human can perform, harder than merging onto the Monash between 4pm and 6pm, and remaining comfortable in leather pants if it’s over 30 degrees. Every NYE I Read More