11 (ELEVEN) Stages Of Hell – Daily Grind

Greetings from the darkened shores of my twisted roads, it’s been sometime since we last spoke, how are you? I’m sorry I haven’t called in a while, but I promise that is going to change as we progress through February.   If you’ve been visiting regularly over the last week (because nothing much else has…

Bad Day: Chinaman, Part Three – Short Story

Three broken fingers, a cracked sternum, two holes in my left shoulder, a broken nose, the worst fucking headache I’ve had this side of Joey Laurence’s bucks night and a clamp on each testical was what greeted me when I came back to reality. China hadn’t has the balks to remove me from the equation just yet,…

Bad Day: Chinaman, Part Two – Short Story

Now that we’re all on the same page, and you’ve caught up to where I’m at let’s get to the business at hand. Chinaman started spewing some shit about the end of days, how he was going to take the family business in a new direction and partnerships like the one his brother Jackie had…

Bad Day: Chinaman, Part One – Short Story

There is proactive, and then there is reactive. One means to get shit in place and sorted before the can is kicked across the yard, while the other is more about figuring out what to do now that some has kicked the can across the yard while you’re standing there with a runny shit slowly…

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…

Daily Grind – The Roundhead – Definitive Edition

One year ago today, The Roundhead truly began, the fist post of its 7 day story arc still holds the biggest hit my blog ever achieved. Now today, well, more like yesterday by the time this is actually posted. The Roundhead has once again graced October with its presence, this time, in a more complete…

You Are My Sin, For I Made You In My Image

The smell makes me gag, I know it’s here, waiting for me, we are locked in this endless war, fighting for survival, fighting to control the words of the story, fighting to be the last, my bastard son, how you have grown, wanting more than you ever deserved, wanting all their sins for yourself, so…