Author Archives: topherdman

Latest reads

  I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that two Connelly books and Kevin Kwan’s China Rich Girlfriend comprise my new reading list. ‘Three books in less than a month’, I proclaimed. Since then I’ve been devouring Kwan’s latest, Rich … Continue reading

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Blackkklansman reviewed

We had a long day yesterday. My friend and I were supposed to see Venom at Macquarie Centre but the car park was a nightmare. Getting a spot was impossible and Nick said he felt ‘like a rat in a … Continue reading

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  For the first time since June, we have a long weekend in Sydney. On June is the Queen’s Birthday public holiday across New South Wales. Different states celebrate this holiday on various dates. I watched House with Clock during … Continue reading

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Barry (TV series) reviewed

  So this week, there’s a lot of potential topics to blog about. Obviously, there’s the rugby league finals series, but I doubt many readers follow the action. I also eschew from proclaiming how great the Melbourne Storm are. There’s … Continue reading

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Christopher Robin reviewed

Recently, my friend and I watched Christopher Robin in the luxury of gold class. We’ve been meaning to see it for some time, and it was a treat to finally witness the characters come to life. I remember viewing Winnie … Continue reading

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9/11: an artefact

    This is a letter I penned to then-US President George W. Bush as part of a class activity ages ago. 9/11 had just shocked the world, and the terrorists braced for the full might of the US military. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2018

Different countries, different celebrations for Dads. In some countries, including the U.S. and Philippines, this falls on the third Sunday of June. In parts of Oceania, including Australia and New Zealand, Father’s Day this year falls on the first Sunday … Continue reading

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