I raised my hand to volunteer as a financial counsellor in fire-affected regions … and promptly had it slapped down. “Are you mad?”, she said. I was standing in front of the woman who was in charge of deploying financial...Read More..
On a scorching day in February 2014 my wife, our 7-month-old son and I stood looking at the smouldering rubble that was once our home. We had absolutely no idea what lay ahead for us. Today I’m going to share...Read More..
“It’s over … isn’t it Dad?” His lip began to quiver. “Yes … I’m afraid so mate”, I said, putting my arm around him. This happened just last Monday. We had the car packed, ready to head to the remote...Read More..
I get to about this time every year … and declare email bankruptcy. Yet before I do there are a few ‘special’ emails that I collect throughout the year that deserve a special reply: My hate mail. Yes, I may...Read More..
Christmas came early for my kids this year … Daddy finally got a job. (Well, to be accurate, 220 hours of community service as part of my Financial Counselling qualification.) On my first day, the three of them surprised me...Read More..
It all began on a Date Night last year, when Liz said to me: “You’ve sold over a million copies of your book … what’s next?” “Well, I’ve been thinking a lot about that”, I said. “And I think I’d...Read More..
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