No doubt you've googled "melbourne" and "collingwood", and arrived here by mistake. First off, yes, I have the same name,
and yes, I'm in the same city, but this website has absolutely nothing to do with the
pies. Now that we've got that out of the way, let's continue.........
Right, You've landed in my world. I am Frank Collingwood, youngest son of John and
Pat, brother of Chris, Gerard, Pete and Teri, father of Chris, Jason and Marc. Now a resident of Melbourne (Australia, not Florida),
but previously of Auckland (NZ), Frankfurt a.M. (Germany), Stone Cross (UK), Stevenage (UK), London (UK, not Ontario), Johannesburg
(SA), Durban (SA), Pietermaritzburg (SA) and Bulawayo (Rhodesia). My two favourite passtimes are scuba diving and flying, with
flying taking the front seat at the moment.
I moved here permanently in Jan 2004, after seperating from my ex-wife. I wasn't new to Melbourne though, having been over since
May of the previous year, flying back to NZ for weekends. Now to confuse some more.......I'm not a sheepshagger, and was only in NZ
because the company I was working for in Germany went bust. I'm not German either, but was in Frankfurt because my skills were
needed there, and the UK Telecoms industry was a bit wobbly. But.......I'm not British either (Well, I am, we'll get to that later),
having arrived in the UK as a backpacker from Seth Efrika just over 10 years ago. I'm not South African either, having been born
in a little country called Rhodesia.
"Where?", I hear you ask
Rhodesia. A country which doesn't exist anymore. So, seeing as the only passport I have is British, and the place which really
played the major part in forming me as I am today was England, I consider myself to be English. Simple.
Update: I've been back in Auckland since Jan 2005, it was just all too hard being so far away from the boys. I'm enjoying
the contact with them and look forward to the weekends I have them.
UPDATE 17/10/2006: Some spammer scumbag has been sending out spam with forged headers showing
the sender as being from the collingwood.me.uk domain.
NO SPAM ORIGINATES FROM COLLINGWOOD.ME.UK
NO SPAM HAS EVER ORIGINATED FROM COLLINGWOOD.ME.UK
NO SPAM WILL EVER ORIGINATE FROM COLLINGWOOD.ME.UK
Now that I've got that off my chest, if you are receiving spam that seems to come from an address on my domain, please check
very carefully the IP address where it actually originated from, that is where you will find the culprit, and where you need to
complain. If you don't know how to read email headers, just google it, there's plenty of information out there on the web.