Life Lust #5


And to brighten your life in general, and stoke the fires of motivation – A Pep Talk From Kid President via Soulpancake.

Not Cool Robert Frost.


Life Lust #4


2high Festival 2013

I worked on the 2012 Festival for a very large part of last year, and it was one of the highlights of my entire year.


It involves countless up-and-coming aspiring Brisbane artists and creative locals. This time around they have a new team and a new home as part of the line up of amazingness that is Bleach Festival (22 Feb – 3 Mar).

They’re scouting for new talent, and will no doubt showcase it spectacularly in their sunny new spot on the Gold Coast. They have a bandwagon and you should get on it.

  • Also, it’s Triple J Hottest 100 time again. Here’s my early tip for #1.
  • Would you like some cute for your Friday? Mmkay.


  • More? Here please – Extra Ordinary Comics
  • And just ’cause I like these dudes and they are Fueled By Ramen newbies… and also they are popping up on multiple To Watch in 2013 Lists. Including mine.

Life Lust #3

  • Dollar store squirt guns. Terrorise workmates/housemates/fellow morning commuters. Endless fun.
  • Killer Mango & red wine combinations. Make a Sangria iceblock, you won’t regret it.
  • Conversations without walls. Rare and amazing.
  • Baking chewy choc-chip cookies in rainy weather. Wear this Spock apron because you can.
  • Insider knowledge. Because it’s nice to feel special.
  • The Fun Committee. Appoint one. Once it’s official there’s no turning back.
  • Tropfest – wit, intellect, vision, humour. Not much patience required.
  • And last but not least… My small adoptive Asian mum from downstairs. STORY TIME. She rescued myself and work friend from lunchtime indecision. After five minutes of kicking the pavement trying to figure out what we wanted, looking lost and forlorn, she came over, all smiles and Mother Hen vibes, took us inside and made us a chicken wrap. Three Cheers for Tiny Asian Mum.

Also… Australian Politics finally becoming interesting.

I don’t mean to court the drama but gosh, it’s better than the usual slanging matches isn’t it?

Kevin Rudd, former PM, now also former Foreign Minister resigned his post in order to (we can only assume as he is on a plane not telling people anything right now) make a play for PM again.

He was taken out by his own party, led at the time and to this day by Julia Gillard.

She looks nervous.

He looks self-satisfied.

People say he doesn’t have the numbers. I think men that clever don’t smile that much on TV unless they have a good reason to.

I hope they make a movie out of it in which Harrison Ford finally plays one of our politicians. Or Denzel Washington.

Life Lust #2

  • This TED talk from Morgan Spurlock
  • Cake Breakfast
  • Red lipstick & Wayfarers on girls who are busy DOING things, not trying to show everybody their red lipstick & Wayfarers. It’s the momentum that makes it.
  • Night time amateur snapper sessions: Friend + Self + iPhone + artistically shot pictures of sky/bats/lamp post/McDonald’s smoothie cup.
  • My open and honest communication mug. Pilfered from a previous workplace, features teddy bear doling out cartoon wisdom, holds perfect amount of tea.
  • Yelling “Man down!” during low risk situations – ideal for altercations with photocopiers/staplers/whiteout tape.
  • The word wingbat
  • Mexican themed apologies
  • Contemplating the muscle memory of hands


Life Lust #1

Ryan Gosling Vs Adorable Puppies – The competition is tighter than you may think.

What ever happened to Matt Corby? Well, apparently he grew up a bit, got himself a beard and became even better…

Lit Fix: Grammarist. Legitimate definitions for such gems as beeline, acephalous, mollycoddle, catachresis and imagism. Also lines up all of your favourite mistakes like inequality vs. inequity and triple vs. treble. You will learn things. Note: There is a definition for winningest. Yes, really. No, Charlie Sheen doesn’t know anything about it, nor shall he ever. 
General Entertainment Purposes: Mr Matt Granfield. Wrangler of words. Lucksmith, vagabond, volcanophobe – and generally very funny man.