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6 July 2018
Volunteering at a Different Event

Having not volunteered to work an event in over a year I decided it was time to get back into the volunteer game and why not start off with something different, so I put my hand up to work this year’s Queer Expo which was held at St. Kilda Town Hall over last weekend. Queer […]

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14 June 2018
Balloons and Besties

On Saturday I attended the Oz Comic Con event in Melbourne, I was interested in seeing how the show would go with there being some behind the scenes changes from previous years. I had already noticed several differences such as guest announcements had been slower coming and there weren't any that really stood out, there […]

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24 April 2018
A Reminder of Friendships and Family

This past weekend I attended Melbourne Supanova and for the first time in a very long time I didn't have any of the usual pre-show excitement and no real desire to go even though I knew I'd enjoy seeing friends. This feeling and having no motivation to do things has been a feeling I have […]

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6 November 2017
20 Years of Stargate

Yesterday I attended a Stargate event held here in Melbourne, this event named Return to the Gate was to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of when Stargate SG-1 first started. For this event we had three members of the original SG-1 team cast Richard Dean Anderson (RDA), Amanda Tapping and Michael Shanks with the addition of […]

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19 September 2017
Wellness Walk for Charity

Straying from my usual blog posts this one is for something a little different, although it still involves a celebrity!!! On Sunday I had the opportunity to spend the day with over a thousand other people at the Wellness Walk and Research Run an event that raised money for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and […]

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21 August 2017
Marvel Mega Fan

Over the last weekend I attended the Oz Comic Con event at Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre - I don't generally buy specialty tickets to these types of events but this time I decided to buy a Marvel Mega Fan Ticket which included weekend entry as well as some other Marvel goodies such as Pins, […]

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3 May 2017
​A Day of Friendship and Reflection

On Saturday the 29th April 2017 I attended Supanova Melbourne, although no longer just called Supanova I noticed that the name had changed to ‘Supanova comic-con & gaming' another of the many changes within the industry. Supanova has always been the first event of its size to run in Melbourne each calendar year and for […]

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12 February 2017
Smegheads Strike Back in Melbourne

On Sunday the 5th February, I attended my first Convention of 2017! There is no better way to start-off this year’s events than with an event run by my favourite organiser Scotty of First Contact Conventions and with actors from my all-time favourite TV Show the hilarious Red Dwarf – the guests announced were Craig […]

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22 October 2016
AMCExpo. from a Volunteers Perspective

I am an avid Pop Culture event attendee and I attend several events throughout the year in Melbourne and sometimes Interstate, I love attending these events because there is just something special about being with like-minded people in such a fun environment plus meeting celebrities is pretty awesome too. Out of all the events I […]

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15 June 2016
Costuming & Fun Photos

Over the weekend I attended Oz Comic Con Melbourne another yearly event that hits our city, this year the show was held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre again. This particular show has been running for the least amount of time out of the Expo’s run in Melbourne and I have attended the events […]

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14 January 2021
Meet Smidget Bot

QUICK ANNOUNCEMENT: Have decided not to continue with my vlog for the moment, with getting into streaming I have been thoroughily enjoying it and have decided to keep persuing that for the moment. Might return to the Vlog at a later night or just post Highlights from my stream of important moments. I have been […]

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31 December 2020
Happy New Year - Here's to 2021

I honestly don’t even know how to put into words what this year had been like for me and I know so many people have had their own struggles too.... this year will definitely be one that I will never forget and I’m sure a lot of people can say the same thing. This year […]

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26 December 2020
Merry Christmas!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS to every single one of you amazing people!!!! This year has been a challenge for everyone and as we approach the end of the year we are all hoping that the year ahead will be better to us. Christmas time is suppose to be a joyous time, when people visit and spend time […]

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25 November 2020
New Vlog and New Stream

Hey everyone, I have posted a new Vlog... trying to keep to posting once a month, please check it out! I have also started on a new adventure of Streaming, and Gaming... which I talk about in the above Vlog. You can find my new Twitch streaming channel and the Discord server I have created […]

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9 November 2020
A Smiley Chat with Gigi Edgley

I have been enjoying watching the amazing Gigi Edgley and her daily Twitch streams lately, ever since we had to get Zac put down and a friend suggestion I join in watching one of Gigi's streams I was hooked. Gigi is amazing, such a lovely person and entertaining to watch on her live streams whether […]

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30 October 2020
New Photographs Added and More

I realised that it had been a very long time since I last added new photographs to my site, so I went through a collection of photos from the last five years and have added some of my absolute favourites. I hope that you like them, they are of a range of different things including […]

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11 October 2020
"We Gotta Get Outta This Place"

For fun, here is a video that my brother sent me as he was going through some old family footage - This video is of 3 year old me perfectly summing up how we all feel about the current restrictions and it’s kinda adorably hilarious.

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4 October 2020
Goodbye Nan, I love you

Goodbye my beautiful Nan, love you forever and always. My tribute to my Nan as posted on Facebook 5th October 2020: It's hard to put into words what I feel at the moment, my heart feels heavy and I feel a little bit lost, last week my family said goodbye to a beloved member my […]

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6 September 2020
Happy Lockdown Birthday to Me

This week was Birthday week, well at least one day of it was my birthday and although in these lockdown times there wasn’t really much celebrating I did manage to have a pretty good day. I got messages from friends, phone calls from family, presents/cards sent in the mail and even got a celebrity shout […]

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26 August 2020
Thank you - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

I wrote this blog post the week that the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finale aired, but the day it did air was the same day we said goodbye to Zac one of my cats and I couldn't bring myself to watch the episode or post this but here it is a couple of weeks later. It’s […]

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