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CHOPS AT LARGE: The last time I went to Hobart

The last time I went to Hobart was in 2008.

I went down with my mate SS after procuring $9.95 fares from Tiger Airways soon after Tiger came into operation. SS and I figured “why not? It’s ten bucks and it’ll be a laugh.” We had heard many tales of beautiful scenery, excellent wines, fresh fish and chips, and a legendary (though sadly defunct) nightclub that had a slippery dip to take you between levels. Continue reading

Just let me out at the lights

I should preface this post by saying I have been blessed with good health pretty much my whole life.

A few years ago, I had a gnarly bike accident which resulted in a new pair of spectacles and some minor fork repairs. The same year, I caught a nasty something-or-other which we suspected was swine flu and I had to have a week off work. But aside from these, I’ve never really been sick. Never broken a bone, no asthma, no allergies. Lucky Chops!

So imagine my surprise, then, when a trip to the local shops ended with me getting a lift home in an ambulance.  Continue reading