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Bewildered Bather

Why, in the name of all that’s holy, would anyone remove a perfectly good bathtub? I’m serious – what sort of monster does that? This accursed move was pulled by the previous owner of my house, and it’s really starting to become apparent now that it’s winter and some days aren’t making it into double …

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Kids These Days

Can we talk about kids these days? Sorry to sound like a grumpy old so-and-so, but when I was fourteen, I was more than happy to source my pocket money from four hours a week at the local fish and chip shops. My nephew, Brandon, is different. He tells me he won’t be settle for …

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Good Old Tom

Over-Botch doesn’t have a great many NPCs, but they do add them every now and then for the most popular professions. I guess they’re very slowly starting to populate the universe, but Tom will always be my favourite. He’s the one that shows up at everyone’s house on their very first day of play and …

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Spread the Cooling

All this talk of air conditioning, and it being too hot, and too cold…it’s disgraceful, really. It’s purely a distraction from the important things in life, like providing air conditioning to people in need. Like, people in need here in Toorak. Did you know that only 80% of homes in Toorak have air conditioning? Toorak …

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Hooray for Budgeting

Budgets. Budgets are VERY grown up. I never thought I’d grow up, personally, but events certainly do move very quickly. One minute I’m teaching a prep class how to paint their favourite animal, my dream job, and the next minute I’m being shunted up the position of principal and I’m definitely not qualified. I think …

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Glazing is Fine?

Sometimes I don’t think we’re actually learning anything about architecture in this course. Don’t get me wrong, I’m having a great time and everything, but it’s way too much fun. Our professor just keeps setting us fun assignments, and I’m thinking…tone down the fun. It was fun designing our perfect bouncy-castle-city to accommodate a thousand …

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