Recently I read Leigh Montville’s biography on Evel Knievel, simply titled Evel. As a boy, Evel Knievel was the personification of awesome. The Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle was my favourite toy as a kid.
Shane Warne is a fervent, frequent and at times, frivolous user of Twitter. Despite many tweets that end with hahaha – he has mastered the art and uses the tool most of the time, very successfully.
Other people with three days off might go to the beach or catch up on some movies. Not me. Like any true nerd armed with time off, last week I attended a writing workshop at Melbourne University run by the very talented Simon Clews.