The Metal Revolution

After the astounding meteor event that lit up Melbourne’s skies, the city found itself at the centre of global attention. To recap, not only did the meteor leave an impressive crater, but it brought with it an alien alloy, unique in its composition and teeming with untapped potential.

Melbourne’s premier metal suppliers near Melbourne didn’t waste a moment. Teaming up with a consortium of the world’s best engineers and scientists, they delved into the challenge of harnessing this extraterrestrial gift. Their ambitious proposition? To create an engine, powered by the alloy.

The path to creation wasn’t without its hurdles. The alloy’s incredible strength and unparalleled heat resistance made it a challenge for even the best structural steel fabricators that deliver to Melbourne. Conventional tools broke or melted. Traditional techniques were rendered moot. A myriad of new methodologies had to be devised, tested, and refined to mould and shape the alien metal. Hours turned into days, days into weeks, and weeks into months.

Then, the day arrived. After tireless effort, the “Meteor Engine” was unveiled. Sleek and humming with contained energy, it was nothing short of an engineering marvel. The tests were unequivocal; this engine could output energy levels that had been purely the stuff of science fiction. The world had a new power source, and it was both staggeringly efficient and astoundingly green.

The global impact was instantaneous. From New York to Nairobi, the world’s eyes turned to Melbourne. Countries facing energy shortages saw a beacon of hope. Environmentalists celebrated the prospects of an eco-friendly powerhouse. Business magnates, researchers, and policy-makers flocked to Melbourne, eager to understand and, if possible, replicate the wonder that was the Meteor Engine.

In closing, as Melbourne basked in its newfound limelight, there was a collective reflection. A simple stroke of cosmic luck had transformed the city’s destiny. The universe, in its vastness, had chosen Melbourne to be not just a player on the global stage but the stage itself. The city stood not only as a testament to human ingenuity but also as a humble reminder of the serendipities the cosmos could bestow.

My Mermaid Friend








The craziest day of my life was when I stumbled upon a mermaid at the beach. At first, I couldn’t believe my eyes. There she was, with long, flowing hair and a shimmering tail that caught the sunlight and reflected off the scales. I watched in awe as she flitted through the water, diving beneath the waves and disappearing into the dark curves of the ocean. Over the coming weeks, I returned to the beach almost every day in the hopes of catching another glimpse of the mermaid. The first few times I was unsuccessful, but then it seemed like she started appearing more and more frequently, often just because I was there. She began swimming close to shore and even approached me when I waded into the water. As I got to know the mermaid and her regular movements, I noticed she seemed to be drawn to my boat. It was a small vessel – especially in comparison to some of the other huge fishing boats in the distance – but it was well-equipped with stainless steel snapper racks that helped me fish even in the roughest of seas. One day, the mermaid approached me as I was preparing to set out on a fishing trip. She seemed to be examining the boat closely. I asked her if she was familiar with my equipment, but she simply smiled and disappeared beneath the waves. Over time, I came to realise that the mermaid was not just drawn to my boat because it had the best automatic boat latch on the seas. She was drawn to me, and to the sense of adventure and freedom that came with being out on the open water. And, as we spent more time together, I couldn’t help but feel that I was experiencing something magical. When it came to winter, the mermaid waved goodbye and disappeared. I think she might have been swimming to warmer waters, based on the direction she was headed in when she swam away. I can’t wait for summer again, as I know she’ll be back to swim with me and my boat.

Needing Steel Supplies

It’s tough running a small business. Sometimes all you want to do is get your head above water and have the freedom to take on bigger jobs. I can think of dozens of projects I’ve wanted us to take on but have had to refuse as we simply could not make it work logistically. Up until recently, we’ve had to say no to big commercial building projects as we’ve been a business that specialises in building houses and small commercial buildings. We’ve built a reputation for our quality of work and timely completion of projects, but that’s probably because we never bite off more than we can chew.

We recently found ourselves in a tricky situation. We were offered money to take on a huge shopping centre project. One of the biggest shopping centres in the southern hemisphere had bought some neighbouring land and was looking to extend its location. The only issue was we definitely did not have enough steel beams. Melbourne was going through a bit of a steel beam shortage, and there was no chance that our tiny little business was going to be granted the amount of steel we needed for this job.

What on earth does a company do in a situation like this? We didn’t want to say no as we knew it would be good money, but we also didn’t know what actions to take. Steel was a crucial part of this job, and it was not something that could be substituted. I decided all I could do was start putting out the feelers to top-rated structural steel fabricators and suppliers near Melbourne who would be able to help us. Unfortunately, many said they did not have enough steel for this size of job. Everything seemed a little hopeless until one steel company decided to get in touch and tell me they were eager to be part of the project. After a phone call and a visit to the location, I could tell these people were the real deal and could help me out. The project is currently underway as I type.