OPINION: Apologies are easier to swallow when served with sincerity.
OPINION: Why are secondary school pupils being trained like professionals, asks Hadyn Jones.
OPINION: There are two types of air travellers: those who stick to themselves - and people like Hadyn Jones .
OPINION: Swingball sets, homemade lemonade, letters from the Queen. Hadyn Jones reminisces about his grandmother.
OPINION: Perhaps if I'd been a better mate someone would have asked me to be their best man, writes Hadyn Jones .
OPINION: After some serious thought - and procrastination - Hadyn Jones says sayonara to his manhood.
OPINION: I had Logan totally wrong. It was his camouflage: the builder's shorts, the black singlet and the ute with the dog chained to the back. I thought I had Logan sussed.
OPINION: Hadyn Jones introduces us to the cult of multiple personalities.-
OPINION: A trip to hospital reminds Hadyn Jones of the importance of memorising people's names.
Hadyn Jones makes a final visit to a friend, mentor and adopted dad.
OPINION: My wife has a dislike for boys' trips. She thinks the money would be better spent on home improvements and my time better invested in family picnics.
Friends are best when they're just up the road, writes Hadyn Jones.
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OPINION: Children have invaded every cranny of Hadyn Jones' life - even Facebook.
Let's be honest, what's the hurry when minor surgery is calling in a very sensitive area?
OPINION: Marriage brings families together, but it also pulls them apart a little, writes Hadyn Jones.
OPINION: A house with three kids under 4 is a zoo, and the zookeeper cannot afford to be hung over.
OPINION: I felt quite ashamed the other night. The problem was me. I'd just inhaled a $4 pottle of chips and put my $7.50 beer down so I could stand up and belt out the national anthem unimpeded.
OPINION: It was one of those weeks - the desk collapsed, the computer broke, children were sick, and the car radio broke.
When it comes to saying what you think, Hadyn Jones says he'd rather be polite.
Old mates are like diamonds - they're something to treasure.