I'm stronger than I look…

Or perhaps just more stubborn, and too stupid to know the difference. Over the past two days, I’ve lugged 8 cubic metres of soil, 150 square metres of turf and a 15kg bag of Dynamic Lifter around, all in the name of making our back yard into a back lawn for the kids to play on.
Now, it’s time for a quick multiple choice question. After all this lugging, digging, hefting, spreading, laying down and intermittent grunting, does Alex have:
a) A verdant and pleasant back lawn?
b) Every muscle in his body no longer screaming at him, simply because they’re too hoarse from all the screaming?
The correct answer is, of course, c) Both. Ow.

About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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