Why I’m happy to live with dementia

Why I’m happy to live with dementia

There are some things I love about dementia. I especially love that it’s unlocked a side of my Dad I’d never seen before. For most of my life, I struggled in my relationship with Dad. He was raised and still lives by a code of conduct shaped by his...
How I nearly lost it as a mystery shopper

How I nearly lost it as a mystery shopper

Just as a man is not a financial plan, I know my weekly Lotto ticket is not an investment. That’s why I’m trying to find other ways to raise my bank balance so I can retire at 60, and how I recently added mystery shopper to my long eclectic resume. I first...
Turns out there are knee braces for dogs

Turns out there are knee braces for dogs

Each night as I come home from work, I’m greeted by my folks and my small 13 year old pup, Mikey, happily watching the evening news. Usually Mum is trying desperately to hold back my canine ugg boot from launching himself off the lounge and onto me as if...
Does toothpaste go under your arm?

Does toothpaste go under your arm?

There was a time when I thought sleeping in on a Sunday until 11am was my ultimate bliss. Not anymore. While I still dream of being that person who can get up for a 6am yoga class to salute the sun before it’s up, I am definitely the type who finds it hard to languish...