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Oh Christmas tree…

  I remember the first Christmas tree Mr T and I had. It was for the Christmas of 1989, we’d been together for about 6 months and he’d moved in stopped going home. We decorated an indoor “happy” plant with tinsel and put pressies around […]

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March…

I was standing right here in Queenstown when I took the call from my mate: ‘I’ve got a three month contract for you. It’ll be great.’ I was feeling broke and vulnerable. My friend knows me well. Oh, and I’m still there….but that’s ok, it’s all […]

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February…

February was dominated by Queenstown and the Routeburn Track- something I’d been training and planning for 6 months for. Five weeks out from departure, I blew my calf muscle, so February was also characterized by some heavy duty physical therapy to get it right in […]

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January…

Tomorrow it’s December 1. How did that happen? When did that happen? Rather than trying to jam a jam-packed year into a single post, I’m doing each month in order…starting with January. Here goes: What I blogged I started a few series: Cooking the Books, […]

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Rose St Carpark…and the Market

A blog about a carpark? Really? Well, sort of. This isn’t just any carpark. This is a carpark in Fitzroy…across the road from Rose St Market. That means that this is a blog about street art in a carpark…and a market. Got it? The Carpark All […]

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Friday 5: Why I Love My Fitbit

I have a confession…. Secretly I’m a numbers person. To those who know me well, this will come as a surprise. To those who know me really well, it’s probably no surprise at all. Numbers are especially important when it comes to weight. If I […]

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Hosier Lane…an update

So anyways, I’ve written a few times about my love for street art. I love it’s transitory nature, I love how it adds colour to the urban landscape. I’ve written more about how well I think Melbourne does it. Somehow it feels more organic and […]

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Tonka…

One of my colleagues in the partition job was recently disappointed out of a trip to Melbourne. Before I left on Thursday afternoon, I attempted to console her. ‘Don’t be envious,’ I said. ‘I won’t be doing any shopping- well hardly any shopping…just Christmas presents, […]