I’m was feeling a tad porky after eating my bodyweight in glazed ham on Christmas day, so it was a pleasant distraction to receive a ‘ping!’ from Scotty in Kingscliff offering a new item in exchange for Item #3, the surfboard traction pad. Turns out Scotty also has a little case of the post-Christmas blues, receiving a gift that he doesn’t have a use for right now.
Continue reading “Beam me up, Scotty”
Had a classic enquiry come through on Gumtree today for Item #3, the surfboard traction pad.
You know the one:
‘Hi, I’m wondering if this is still available?’
I’m sure I’m not the first to admit that as a frequent Gumtree user, it’s hard to refrain from being a complete smartass when enquiries like this come through. I mean, why would it be listed if it wasn’t still available….
Continue reading “High fives”
A local chap named James contacted me yesterday offering a pre-loved antique Danish dining chairs in exchange for Item #2, my cane magazine rack.
Now I’m the first to admit to not knowing a great deal about the furniture of yesteryear (whilst also of Scandinavian descent, my oldest piece of furniture is from the 2008 Ikea range).
Continue reading “Great Danes…or great firewood?”
This morning I heard the familiar ping of a Gumtree enquiry and habitually opened the app without much thought.
I was greeted with this….
Continue reading “What’s ceramic, spiky and spicy?”
I received a rather humorous offer from a bloke named Chris earlier today.
Chris replied to my Gumtree ad offering a trade for his Big Mouth Larry Lobster.
Continue reading “Big Mouth Larry Lobster”
I was a tad chuffed to discover an email in my inbox earlier this week from a local magazine regarding the Smashed Avo Project.
Found your ad on Gumtree. Love the idea.
Continue reading “Smashed Avo Project gains media attention”
I received a response directly to my Gumtree ad from a lovely lady named Sigrid. Sigrid is making me think there’s a lot more contributing to the barriers and decisions to take on mortgage ownership then simply an over-zealous cafe habits….
Continue reading “A note from my new 55yr old friend Sigrid”
I was racking my brain earlier today on how to get the word out there about Smashed Avo Project, when an idea struck!
(Well, it was actually an iPhone push-notification informing me that someone had just enquired about my pre-loved cow skin rug on Gumtree).
Continue reading “Yeah, Gumtree!”
Smashed avo on toast. It’s good stuff and arguably, Australia does it better than anyone in the world.
In fact, right now there are probably thousands of cafes across the nation serving up drool-inducing plates of smashed avo worthy of enough Michelin stars to make the Southern Cross jealous.
Continue reading “Item 1: Smashed Avo on Sourdough”