R U OK?

R U OK Day

SANE Australia asked me about some of the fears people may have in asking ‘R U OK?. Have a read of their article – I hope my thoughts might be useful 🙂    

New show premieres at Melbourne Fringe

LOVES ME / LOVES ME NOT

I’m rapt to announce that my new storytelling comedy show, LOVES ME / LOVES ME NOT, premieres at Melbourne Fringe Festival on 21 September 2017. This show is about losing love but finding yourself (and all the shit in between)… it’s a combination of my own story of my marriage ending, as well as some …
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Sometimes silver linings are actually gold

frost melting from green grass

I love being a dad and having my three kids. I’m a very involved and good father, and the upside of quitting my senior corporate job last year after my marriage ended, is that I’m now far more present and active in my kids’ lives. With three major and parallel challenges in the preceding few …
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HUMPTY DUMPTY DADDY in Darwin

#DARWINNING

In mid-July, I spent three days in Darwin to do my storytelling show HUMPTY DUMPTY DADDY as part of the Darwin Fringe Festival. I learned a lot from that festival and those audiences. About the show itself and about me, too. I know more about what the show HUMPTY DUMPTY DADDY is. It’s a weird …
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Radio interview: ABC Darwin

ABC Radio Darwin interviewed me about my show HUMPTY DUMPTY DADDY, which I delivered at the Darwin Fringe Festival. I really enjoyed the conversation with the lovely Rebecca McLaren. We spoke about the show, my father’s suicide, and how I talk to my own children about mental health. Here’s the ABC summary and a link …
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Humpty Dumpty Daddy is going to Sydney

I’m super excited to share with you that my storytelling show about fatherhood and mental health, Humpty Dumpty Daddy, will be part of this year’s Sydney Fringe program. After great audience feedback in Melbourne and Adelaide, (and good pre-show buzz in Darwin for mid-July) I’m taking my story to more people in more places. Tickets aren’t …
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Grateful for what happened before the end

Father nuzzling baby

Today would have been the tenth anniversary of my now-former marriage. Ten years. A whole decade. But we didn’t make it this far; we separated last year, two months after we marked our ninth anniversary. We ended our marriage because we no longer loved each other the way we once did, and were sadder together …
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