damian bathersby

Walking the dog can be thirsty work

Premium Content Walking the dog can be thirsty work

WHEN trees aren't the only places you stop.

The sweet sounds of a strangled cat

Premium Content The sweet sounds of a strangled cat

My mum still thinks I can sing.

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

You say 'piggy-wiggy', I say 'pork chop'

You say 'piggy-wiggy', I say 'pork chop'

IT'S all in the eye of the beholder.

About as funny as Barnaby in a yellow onesie

About as funny as Barnaby in a yellow onesie

WHAT do you want from a Thursday columnist?

BIG READ: Phil's fighting for a better world

BIG READ: Phil's fighting for a better world

Phil Burke misses the simpler times.

My new hero doesn't wear a cape

My new hero doesn't wear a cape

Until Jeff Horn knocks Manny Pacquaio, my hero is Samuel Johnson.

It looks like the joke was on me this time

It looks like the joke was on me this time

You'll find me in a pub, rubbing shoulders with the unwashed masses.

Why wild weather makes my 'nether regions' burn

Why wild weather makes my 'nether regions' burn

A wild storm changed my life.

'I woke up one morning and realised I was blind'

'I woke up one morning and realised I was blind'

"I knew it was daylight by the sounds but I couldn't see a thing."

MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

MY SAY: Nothing funny about weddings

HANDS up if you cry at weddings

OPINION: My wife's put her foot down over my shoes

OPINION: My wife's put her foot down over my shoes

My wife's put her foot down over my shoes.

MY SAY: There's not enough 'special' days on our calendar

MY SAY: There's not enough 'special' days on our calendar

I think we need more dedicated days on the calendar

OPINION: Facebook makes my head spin

OPINION: Facebook makes my head spin

Facebook makes my head spin

SOAP BOX: Speeding jet-ski riders a pack of idiots

SOAP BOX: Speeding jet-ski riders a pack of idiots

Speeding drivers make life miserable for other water users.

It wasn’t the first time the earth’s moved for me

It wasn’t the first time the earth’s moved for me

I usually get the blame for any unexpected rumblings at our place

What’s that Buddy? Dogs can use phones now?

What’s that Buddy? Dogs can use phones now?

What’s that Buddy? Dogs can use phones now?

It’s all in the timing when it comes to travel

It’s all in the timing when it comes to travel

In travel, as in life, timing is everything

Drunken idiots defile the Australia Day party

Drunken idiots defile the Australia Day party

I know it’s wrong, but I don’t like Australia Day.

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