Driving Anxiety

Exposure therapy is really intense and isn’t something that I enjoy. I have really bad anxiety and it makes it difficult for me to do things that come really naturally to other people. For example, I struggle with driving on busy roads or on any road where there isn’t a clear spot that I can …

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Building Timber Boardwalks

I’m the President of the Beach Conservation Committee in Melbourne’s South East. Our job is to protect the beach and the land and aquatic animals who frequent it. I have a lot of responsibility in this role because every decision I make directly affects the beach and animals. In the year gone by, we noticed …

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Steel The Show

Steel is a totally underrated material. Sure, it’s been given its due in architecture circles over the past few years. But in the public consciousness, it’s still seen as having an industrial flavour that’s novel but not ultimately a thing of beauty. Well, I’m here to change all that. How? Let me explain. I’ve been …

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Timber me this

Alright, it is time for another Q+A with Zach Jordan, the internationally famous movie star. You may remember me from such hit classics as One Human Drink Please, The Fancy Room and I’m Jacky Daytona. Let’s get onto our first question, and please make it something interesting this time. Jenny from the IT department (of …

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The Missing Conveyancers

“Wait,” I said, “aren’t you going to tell us about your evil plan or something?” Doug, leader of the Cult of the Conveyancers, stood from his seat, laser pointed at my chest, ready to fire. “What do you mean, evil plan? We told you, there’s nothing evil going on here. We’re just recruiting conveyancers to …

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Simply the Best

“What an incredible day the first-ever Drain Games has been! We’ve seen all sorts of plumbing techniques on display, some incredible and smart tradies, and best of all, everyone had fun. But now, as the day draws to a close, it’s time to announce our winner. Who will be crowned the best plumber in Victoria? …

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Maintain Your Feet!

As a nail technician, I come across many questionable looking feet. I’m not sure if some people just don’t know that they have to wash their feet, or if there are serious underlying issues at hand. Now, I’m not talking about ugly feet. I see feet every single day and acknowledge that they’re all relatively …

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Waterfall of Whimsy

Want to hear about my dream house? It’s basically a giant pond, adapted to my personal preferences of flora and fauna, with a series of little huts around it for different purposes – sleeping, cooking, hanging out, whittling and so on. The pond is heated by an underground thermal spring, and cleaned by… I dunno, …

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Thwarted Tinkerer

When did everyday objects become so complicated? When I was a lad, you could cobble together a DIY solution for pretty much any problem you could think of, provided it was a practical one. Nowadays, it seems like you need a degree in engineering to fix any given gizmo, which really takes the power out …

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