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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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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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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Adelaide Fringe 2017. That happened.

Adelaide Fringe 2017

As the cool kids say, O.M.G! Adelaide Fringe was something equally wonderful and terrifying. Nothing like I ever thought truly possible, but nearly everything I dared hope, at the same time. I was to do 5 shows of HUMPTY DUMPTY DADDY, my one-person storytelling show about fatherhood, mental health, and storytelling. It’s ultimately the story …
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Before me, an open field

Before me, an open field

Before me, an open field. A grassy field. No clear tracks I should follow. I feel like I’ve been here once already, but the difference I feel now is that the absence of clear tracks excites me, rather than frightens me. I don’t mind the lack of a clear path; it means opportunity. To veer around …
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