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Draining Situation

What’s more disconcerting than waking up to a kitchen sink that refuses to drain? Answer: there are also gurgling sounds coming from deep inside the pipes. Bonus points for having …

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 …

Teach Us Better

You know what they should teach at high school? The fact that stress is more than something to one-up your mates on. I’m not joking when I say that lots …

Power Where Needed

You know, if we’d stayed in Romania, I think I really could’ve gotten into this ‘electricity’ business. They had it down in the town, of course, even if it was …

Kitchen Overkill

Something has come to my attention of late, and I need to get it off my chest. Here it is: a kitchen can be too nice for my liking. Maybe …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Tales of the Ocean

I know anthologies don’t sell all that well, but the true genius of my short story collection is that they all tell one unified story: the story of the ocean. …

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 …