Category Archives: Starting afresh

Turning beer into furniture

One of the most memorable characters I ever met was a man named Snowy Royal. When I knew him he was an evangelist, but in earlier times he had been a prominent member of the Sydney underworld, a violent alcoholic … Continue reading

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Why does everybody call me ‘Fruit stand.’

When the San Francisco hippie community started to move to cheaper areas down the coast, pre-schools in Santa Cruz got an influx of children with names like Frisbee, Moonbeam, Timewarp and Precious Promise. The strangest one, however, was a little … Continue reading

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