review Ò These Things Happen 105

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • These Things Happen
  • Greg Fleet
  • English
  • 24 January 2019
  • 9781743537916

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review Ò These Things Happen 105 Over the world On the low road a yearning for true love mutates in the maelstrom of addiction and leads to an extraordinary downward spiral featuring faked and near deaths sharing houses and needles a six month romance with ice rock bottom and just maybe redemptionGreg Fleet weaves the most mesmeric of memoirs Part sweet poison part guilty pleasure from first gentle kiss to hate fuelled wrecking ball These things happe. I kind of remember Greg Fleet from his days as a regular on Full Frontal and some of his stand up and I was uite surprised when I saw a recording of his show 13 Years in a Long Sleeved Shirt when he seemed to be very candid about his seemingly then past hard drug habitI wasn t really sure about reading his memoir I wanted to know what had finally got him the help he needed and I felt reading it from a comedian s perspective it would be easier reading than some memoirs about this topic although what made me want to chase it up was the Chat 10 Looks 3 Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb podcasts where they told the story of his fatherI m glad I read this it helped me to better understand the processes of drug addiction recovery and re addiction and brought me some empathy to people I know who have found themselves in a similar situation while reaffirming why distancing myself was the best protection at times However from a writing perspective I do wish he d maybe w

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review Ò These Things Happen 105 Junk·y jung'ken pl junk·ies Slang1 A narcotics addict especially one using heroin2 One who has an insatiable interest or devotionco·me·di·ank me'de n n1 Professional entertainer who tells jokes or performs other comic acts2 An actorwriter in comedy3 A person who amuses or tries to be amusing; a clownFor 25 years Greg Fleet has been one of Australia's most widely known and best loved comedians For the same period h. This is a great read I d say addictive but I might seem like kind of a prickIt was hilarious and heartfelt I read it on a plane next to my boss and their were moments I had to stop because shedding a tear would have been looked down on I m a sucker for stuff about kids though While I was able to not cry the stranger on the other side of me thought I was mental when I did a literal spit take laughing There were a few awkwardly loud laughs At its very best you can hear Fleet s voice through the prose Even when he is talking about his lows with often awkward candour he still manages to come off as likeable and hilarious The honesty is key to this book While I couldn t be certain I d be surprised if there was anything he held back By putting his highs and lows down he creates a real connection with the reader You don t have to be a comedy aficionado to enjoy this book very little of it will be lost on you Beyond the crazy life stories Fleet goes into his crea Marriage by Deception you can hear Fleet s voice through the prose Even when he is talking about his lows with often awkward candour he still manages to come off as likeable and hilarious The honesty is key to this book While I couldn t be certain I d be surprised if there was anything he held back By putting his highs and lows down he creates a real connection with the reader You don t have to be a comedy aficionado to enjoy this book very little of it will be lost on A Tangled Affair The Pearl House #2 you Beyond the crazy life stories Fleet goes into his crea

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review Ò These Things Happen 105 E's had a drug habit that has delivered him comedy and tragedy in eual partsThese Things Happen is Fleet's hilarious heartbreaking account of the life or death battle for his soul On the high road a genius wit and prodigious work ethic takes him from NIDA and Neighbours to Shakespeare with the MTC and writing and performing award winning theatre around the country and on to acclaim and adoration on stand up stages all. There seems to be a growing misconception that being a semi famous ex junky gives you the right to publish a book