Yesterday, I finished my last day of work up here in North West NSW. We’ve finished cotton harvest, planted our winter crop and prepped the ground for next summer. It’s the end of one of the busiest times of the year.

As I sit in front of the fire, I watch a new born lamb frolic in the back paddock and contemplate a Stephen Covey quote: “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”

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I’ve recently started developing a web application in Laravel using the Twig templating engine and I ran into a problem trying to get the full page url as a variable in the template.

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I recently had a problem after upgrading to a new Macbook Pro. Deleting files required me to enter my password every time.

The problem started after I had manually copied a few files across to the new Mac running OSX Mavericks. Only these copied files were affected by the problem. After some mucking around, I worked out what the issue was. Read More


You’re a Christian and you’re in your 20-30′s . Think 40 years ahead, think about where you’ll be and what you’ll be doing. Any luck? No? I find it hard to think 40 years ahead and I’m going to assume that it’s pretty darn normal. But there is one thing that you should be able to say you’ll be doing in 40 years with absolute conviction: Following Jesus. Read More


I’m starting to write a little about my faith as I travel around Australia and the challenges that seem to follow me as I go. Those of you that know me already know that I’m not into religion or church politics. I simply believe in Jesus. Regardless of whether you’re a person of faith, girls are usually a big thing for guys.

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