What Whispered To Me In The Ginger Wine

It’s funny how pain can linger from the most insignificant injury, and disappear almost instantly when the injury is life threatening. I know you all silently agree, some of you even agreed out loud or even took the time to think about that scar you have somewhere hidden, or in plain sight that almost cost…

Let’s Make Hamburgers Interesting

Hamburgers are such interesting things, you can put all your heart into making that pattie the best pattie it can be, but if the additional condiments don’t compliment the pattie you’re going to have a problem just like the work place. My challenge is simple. I believe I can work a day in any retail…

Don’t Burn The Hamburgers!

It may not see like it has anything to do with the idea at hand, but somewhere within all of it, there is something grander. My challenge is simple. I believe I can work a day in any retail job, relying on the skills I already have in place to help me. So if you’re…

Make A Change To The Way You See The World!

It’s been a little over a week since I laid down my challenge to Hobart business, so I thought I would give you a quick update on how things are travelling so far. I’ve had a couple of job offers, and a business offered to take part in the documentary/challenge, which is great. But I…

Change The Way You See Life, Take My Challenge Hobart.

Change The Way You See Life, Take My Challenge Hobart. My name is Matthew Tonks, and I live in Hobart, Tasmania. In July of 2017 I was made redundant from my place of work because the business had slowly begun to close down ever since the owner passed away in 2015. Initially I thought it…

Stay Within The Lines – Day Seven

Today is about motivation, not starting new things, but continuing things started that have yet to be finished. Today is motivation to do something for myself, do something I want, life runs quickly past us, our time spent on our own ventures is little to nothing, when we’re young, life is before us, life is…

Stay Within The Lines – Day Six

Monday used to mean something once upon a time, last week in fact. It was the beginning of the working week, jobs needed to be prepared for the week, boxes needed to be ticked, and rosters needed to be arranged for the various shops. All that ended for me on Tuesday afternoon, when I left…

Stay Within The Lines – Day Five

We all, for better or worse, want one thing from life, as a set standard, to be happy. Happiness can be measured in many different way, to fit whatever fantasy we have stuck instead our heads. For some it involves a shit load if money, for others it is fame, others power, and so on,…

Stay Within The Lines – Day Four

Realization that the world you inhabited, the world you lived and breathed for more time than you did your own, is not only gone, but, existing without your input. It’s not like there was any false realities, it wasn’t like you didn’t know that fact was already true, you’d left the world before, it continued…

Stay Within The Lines – Day Three

The words of the day, are mental health, amazing words that many of us thrust out heads into the sand when we hear them, today, in a society plagued by the self-destructive vices of oneself, I say today, but in reality problems unseen, undiagnosed, have been a part of the human make up since the…