FrMkII Random Crypto Musings
FrMkII Random Crypto Musings

FrMkII Random Crypto Musings

My other blog is a series of guides for beginners in the world of crypto, this blog is less formal and a series of thoughts, musings and opinions on coins, projects and crypto in general.


Crypto Tax For Australian Investors (2023 Review)

26 Nov 2023 5 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

  Let me start by saying I am not an accountant, this is my own research from the ATO website and my understanding on how they will apply the rules they set, so use this as a starting point to do your own research, and preferably engage an accountant...

BiSwap Update - Have you used this DEX yet?

13 Nov 2023 3 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

  It has been another 6 months since I last wrote about BiSwap, a dex on the Binance Smart Chain. BiSwap was a relatively new DeFi operator, launching during the last bull market, with a few unique features. They passed a Certik Audit Report of their...

Digital Surge Exit Complete (For Now)

20 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

  Withdrawals from Digital Surge were enabled at 10am this morning Sydney time (9am AEST), and I have successfully transferred out my remaining assets, so only now have the remaining distribution to be paid out over the next 5 years in $AUD, should D...

BiSwap Update - Have you used this DEX yet?

20 Feb 2023 3 minute read 1 comment FrMkII

  It has been a while since I have written about BiSwap, a dex on the Binance Smart Chain. BiSwap was a relatively new DeFi operator, launching during the last bull market, with a few unique features. They passed a Certik Audit Report of their smart...

Digital Surge Update - Platform Reopens after DOCA passed & Assets Rebalanced

20 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

  Please see my previous blogs for more information on the situation with Australian crypto exchange Digital Surge's collapse following the FTX implosion (links at the end of this blog). The DOCA was passed, and the asset rebalancing took place earli...

How to set up and use Hot & Cold Storage to Self Custody your Crypto!

20 Feb 2023 2 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

  What is self custody?  When you buy your coins on an exchange, such as Binance.  The coins are not really yours, under the crypto saying, 'not your keys, not your crypto'.  They are in wallets controlled by Binance, and should they go bust, you are...

Australian Exchange Digital Surge Collapse - Thoughts on next steps...

15 Jan 2023 2 minute read 1 comment FrMkII

  Prior to the next meeting with the administrator, there will be a DOCA (Deed of Company Arrangement for creditors) released, which will set out a proposal under which Digital Surge will resume trading, customers will get what is currently available...

Australian Exchange Digital Surge Collapse Update

10 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments FrMkII

 So the first meeting of creditors with the administrator Korda Mentha took place last week, there are still plenty of outstanding questions, and further information to come out, but what I found most disturbing and interesting was the timeline below...

Collapse of Australian Exchange Digital Surge

26 Dec 2022 1 minute read 4 comments FrMkII

  I have used Digital Surge (amongst other exchanges too) since I first starting buying crypto, they have a great user interface, very simple and easy to use, immediate AUD transfers in and more recently started an Earn program to earn % on a few sel...

Did You Know This Neat Trick with Binance?

21 Jul 2022 1 minute read 4 comments FrMkII

  Binance is a huge cryptocurrency exchange that many of you will have heard of, and indeed used already.  It offers a wide range of expert level trading facilities as well as beginner level options too.  Binance also has its own native chain, Binanc...