Saxophone Lessons

Saxophone Lessons Since I left my job in Corporate Australia, I have been concentrating on giving saxophone lessons. These have been with private one-on-one students of all ages.  I've been helping mostly beginners, but there have been a couple of surprisingly...

Meditation Humour

Meditation Humour Ok. So, it's coming up to the end of the school term.  Everyone in my family is exhausted.  We've been ridiculously busy.  We've been working hard, both individually and collectively. I've got the beginnings of a cold as well as a tired back - so I...

Midlife Career Change

Midlife Career Change I'm going through a midlife career change and enjoying it immensely. For those who have been following along at home, a while ago I wrote about my, at the time, potential Redundancy and the Art Of Not Giving a Rats. Redundancy has officially...

Relaxation Music and Darth Vader

Relaxation Music and Darth Vader I was browsing in a book store the other day. As I was feeling a bit down, I went to the “humour” section of the book store in the hope of having a quick laugh. I picked up a small book of simple one frame comic cartoons with witty...

Sore Back Summary

Sore Back Summary ....and I'm back ! Sore backs are not fun.  However, with a bit of effort from both a physical and mental perspective, you can eventually feel better.  At least my back is well and truly on the mend.  I am feeling a million percent better 🙂 After a...

Come Back Summary

Come Back Summary This blog is essentially divided into 4 main categories - one of which is where I am documenting my "Come Back" from injury efforts.  I've been down for the count with my Sore Back, but now I'm well and truly returning to the world and the land of...

Side Hustle Summary

Side Hustle Summary A look back at my Side Hustle successes over the last 12 months or so. I've been busy. At least, I feel like I've been busy: juggling a full time 40+ hour per week 9 to 5 job, with a few stolen hours each week dedicated to my Side Hustles.  This...

Lower Back Exercises Update

Lower Back Exercises Update Lower Back Exercise Update #2 While I am surprised and disappointed at how long it is taking to recover from my lower back disc protrusion injury, I am pleased with my ongoing lower back exercises efforts. Walking is still my main form of...

That Bastard Brecht

That Bastard Brecht What's the difference between Red Riding Hood and That Bastard Brecht ? Nothing, and everything.  Both have made me happy. Sometimes I joke that when I grow up, I’m going to be a rock star. (Note: I’m only half joking…….) I’m not interested in the...

Redundancy And The Art of Not Giving A Rats

Redundancy And The Art of Not Giving A Rats. Relish Redundancy.  Embrace Redundancy. In this day and age, the term “redundancy” has several meanings and implications. From a technical or computer standpoint, “redundancy” can be used to describe fail over mechanisms...