I was at the gym yesterday when I saw two ads by the SA Labor party. Both ads were vintage ‘attack’ ads that I’ve been seeing as long as I can remember, where the Opposition leader and another local leader were being attacked for…basically nothing. Here’s the thing though: after seeing those ads, my immediate […]
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I spent a good portion of my last weekend in a conversation about forgiveness. The conversation was with a group of young Christians asking about faith’s role in forgiveness and how we can live that out in reality. It tends to be a question that crops up now and again when people are being honest […]
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The United States has a deep and divisive race problem. The horrific events surrounding Trayvon Martin and Ferguson, among others, have in recent years made their way as news across the globe alongside what appears to be a mostly white, far right minority that insists it’s important that Americans bear arms. It’s a troubling pairing, […]
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I’ve done Movember once before, sure. 2003 My mates and I did a decent-sized charity fundraiser to combat SADS (yes SADS, not SIDS) and raised a few thousand dollars. We grew pretty awful early 20’s mo’s, shaved heads, waxed legs and generally had a laugh. Amazingly it was at that time I got together with […]
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Which mo should I grow this Movember? Head over to http://mobro.co/mikewardrop to donate and vote! And check out my mo story here:
**Note – the handlebar/trucker has been done to death. Don’t bother voting for that. Anything else is fine!**
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The New Year started rather abruptly for South Australians. Fresh off a beautifully refreshing New Year’s Eve, the temperature began to soar to 40 degrees and on Friday, January 2nd, a bushfire started in Sampson Flat in the Adelaide Hills, destroying houses and threatening lives. This wasn’t your typical, distanced tragedy. You know – the ones you […]
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Today’s the 4th anniversary of my mum passing away. She was really great. I’ve written about her before but seriously, how gorgeous is she? I want that outfit. It’s funny when you wake up on a day like this. How do you celebrate or commemorate or acknowledge the day ‘properly’? How…