Bernard and Cars

Bernard the All-Powerful Wizard (Bernie, for short) had found the perfect solution to destroy two birds with one stone. The first bird: his mild case of existential contemplation. He wanted to clarify to himself that it wasn’t an existential crisis. He was far too powerful to have a meltdown; he had already had plenty of […]

The Plumbing Prodigy

The homebuilding journey had now arrived at a crucial phase: plumbing. Our whimsical builder took a deep breath as he prepared to take on this new challenge. With a hopeful heart and a mind brimming with curious anticipation, he embarked towards the best hardware store in the Bayside area, a place known far and wide […]

The Glass Labyrinth

In our third adventure in the Glass Realm, our flame-taming hero, Pyro, faces his most daunting challenge yet – the Labyrinth of Light. Constructed entirely out of shimmering glass balustrades, the labyrinth stretches as far as the eye can see, reflecting the colours of the Melbourne sky in a mesmerising display. Despite its enchanting beauty, […]

The Solar Guardians

Underneath the silver moonlight, Elara stood at the heart of a labyrinthine garden, as indicated on the map. She could feel the soft whispers of the letter written by the guardians, and the ancient texts it had led her to. These texts spoke of a ritual to communicate with the guardians themselves, using solar energy. […]

The Elsternwick House

As dawn broke, Elara was already on her feet. She was in Elsternwick, the sign at the town entrance declared. Elsternwick? What happened to Sandringham? Or was it Hawthorn? For some reason, she felt that she should head to the old Victorian house on the edge of town. There, her heart skipped a beat as […]

Feast for Brokers

Jon Broker, a prominent real estate agent, always found himself navigating the intricate labyrinth of real estate transactions. The negotiations, the paperwork, the legalities; it was enough to make anyone’s head spin. Luckily, he wasn’t alone. Over the years, he had built a strong network of local property conveyancing experts. These professionals were his lifeline, […]

Clearing Blocked Sewers

Once upon a time, there was a quaint neighbourhood where residents lived happily until one day, disaster struck. A blocked sewer caused a major inconvenience for the entire community, with foul odours, overflowing water, and disrupted daily routines. As the situation worsened, the residents knew they needed to act fast. They searched for reliable drainage […]

Drain Exploring Tourist

As a tourist, you would think I would want to see beautiful, natural locations or amazing feats of human architecture, but you would be wrong. I don’t visit places for the obvious tourist sights – I travel to see the unique piping layouts under the locations I visit. I have been almost everywhere and seen […]

Brake Pad Failure

I was driving down the road, enjoying the wind in my hair and the music blaring through the speakers of my car. The sun was shining and it was a perfect day for a drive. Suddenly, I had to hit the brakes to avoid colliding with the car in front of me, but my car […]