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November Summary

November was quite a busy month with packing and moving house. Culture Does a pizza making class with some friends count?  I say so! I also saw a film, Geostorm.   Despite out hopes, it was as sub standard as the last few ‘end of the world’ films. Romance I had one date – he suggested …
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October Summary

Culture I had intentions to enjoy a meal as part of Good Food Month.  Traditionally, I’d take a Friday off and meet my father for lunch.  But since he’s no longer a city banker and is now a suburban teacher, never got our act together and booked anything in!  I see my parents most Sunday …
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I definitely overthink things

Electricity I actually find myself thinking ‘I should take the stairs, and not ‘waste’ electricity on the lift’. If I’m exiting the garage on foot, I’ll opt to use the manual personnel gate, not the beeper to open the vehicle gates. I start to wonder if other people think like this… Food waste Yesterday, I …
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September Summary

A little later than I’d hoped to get this post out, but it’s better to keep note of what I did, even if not promptly! Culture The big ticket item here was making an effort to see the Archibald Prize at the Gallery of NSW, which I did a post about here.  Otherwise, I went …
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August Summary

Culture In the month of August, I didn’t make it to any’cultural’ events (yesterday’s post was in Septemebr). I did put two book talks into my calendar, and then got analysis paralysis.  You can purchase an annual membership and then book talks are included.  I always want to ensure I get the value for money. …
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July Summary

Culture Zero waste events – screening of the clean bin project with a great three person panel afterwards.  Also a waste reduction talk which was a little more homegrown.  I’m so thankful for a friend I play water polo with for suggesting these, and proud all my nattering about my ways over the years have …
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June summary

The other day, my mobile phone recharged (yes, I’m on prepay) and I realised a month had flown by since i got back from Europe.  I spent a week or two after returning recovering from mild but lingering cold.  Work gobbled me up, however, these summary posts remind me, that’s not ALL that happened! Culture …
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A Heidelberg wedding

The seed that started my 2017 tour of Europe was an invitation to a wedding in Heidelberg.  J is a friend I’ve had since 1999, when she was a boarding house supervisor and I was a student.  During the intervening years, we’ve both lived in Europe, and in different parts of Australia, but early on …
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Humming Puppy Yoga

So a very dear friend and blog reader gave me a great birthday gift – she named it an Advent calendar and the concept is to do different ‘bucket list experiences’ each month together.  We started with my birthday dinner at Momofuku, and then things slowed down!  Of course, I have things I want to …
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I’m still here

Yep, I’m still alive – as my few infrequent blog readers would know, as I pop in and comment on your blog. I’ve had a few months without internet, so that’s explains the dip in posting.  And I’ve moved house. Here’s hoping to more posts soon…