Wholesale change and renegotiation

In 2018 we decided to take our two girls out of school for a term and travel up the East Coast of Australia for three months. I couldn’t necessarily take that much time off work so I decided… Read More

The Big Picture

In 2006 I sold my share in a boat broking business I owned with my Dad and another business partner Pete. Growing up around the water and fishing boats I loved the industry, and I also really loved… Read More

The first time phones were cool

I got a Motorola RAZR back in 2004. It wasn’t the first phone I ever owned but it was definitely the first one that was cool to own. In fact I’m going to make the bold claim that… Read More

Meeting my wife

One thing I’ve learned over the last few years is that a good idea at the wrong time is not necessarily a good idea. And this pretty much sums up what it was like when I met my… Read More

Doom LAN party

Nothing says geek like a Doom LAN party back in the 90s. Somwhere around 1996 my Dad convinced me to buy a whole bunch of second hand computers from a business that went into receivership. There was about… Read More

You Don’t Know Jack

This is probably the best computer game that has ever been released…in 1995. It was an trivia game that came on CD-ROM that worked as a particularly good drinking game during my university years. It’s also worth checking… Read More

Family business

In 1996 I began working in the family business part time while also starting my undergraduate degree. I didn’t necessarily appreciate it at the time but working in a family business alongside my Dad was one of the… Read More

My first real job

After finishing high school I took a year off and spent the first six months working in a seafood processing factory owned by Kailis Bros. I’m incredibly grateful for this job. I’m fairly sure the only reason I… Read More

My first computer was a tablet

Saying that your first computer was a tablet in 2020 doesn’t sound weird at all but when I rocked up to my first year of university in 1996 with one of these bad boys under my arm it… Read More


My Dad was always had a keen interest in technology and there is little doubt that this was a massive influence on me. He was one of the first lobster fishermen in Western Australia to use technologies such… Read More