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*not a holiday post*

So, just to take a break from all the holiday talk – though there is more I’d like to post, and I should also confess to purchasing more flights and accommodation for a trip to New Caledonia with the BF in the first week of November…  Interestingly, all good posts need photos, right – these …
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This and that

It would come as no surprise, but work has been insane.  Me blogging bloomed out of a less busy time at work, and now that work fills 40 hours and then some, and I still do many things after work, I’m finding blogging slipping by the wayside. That, and a certain brand phone makes it …
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Things I learnt this week

1. Tall glass jars are the best thing to melt butter in the microwave with.  No nasty splatter, and no nasty plastic!  Also, it diswashered clean so well! 2. I can write a report.  OK not that I doubted my ability to write, but I tend to loath writing for work, as it usually serves …
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Chit chat

There’s no great overarching theme of this blog – or this post. This weekend, we went to an engagement party at the surf club at Maroubra Beach.  It was (likely) a ‘friends’ celebration of their January nuptials, and we thought it was a good cost saving measure.  A nice relaxed afternoon do with drinks and …
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Fashion conundrums of coats and jackets

Oh readers – you’re all either wiser in years than me, or more experienced at these cold temperatures.  So please, enlighten me… are there rules to wearing jackets to coats and everything in between. So… I have a number of coats. They are either mid thigh (black woolen, navy synthetic trench), though some of hip …
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Private reading

In a post-cum-article innocuously called ‘To Read or Not to Read‘ I journeyed into the sorrow of a young woman making the final arrangements to empty the house she’d grown up in with her parents and brother.  There’s eight parts, and I’ve read at least half of them now.  The one linked above is about …
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Things I wanted to buy

I went shopping for the BF on Saturday with a $120 giftcard. I got him two shirts and a pair of shorts spending a touch over the gift card. All the sizing was wrong – dar dum 🙁 I also used a $10 voucher to buy two gift cards (paper version) and some note cards …
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First world problems (and solutions)

Today was my first day back at work.  My first day at work without a car to my sole use, to shuttle me in 20 minutes for the calm streets of the inner city, to a small satellite city 20mins drive away. I awoke at the same time as usual (5.45am) and figured I’d get …
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Clucky – and not just cause it’s Easter

Longtime readers will remember my only ‘he says, she says’ post about puppies and babies.  So there’s no surprise that I’m pretty keen on having children, and not in some far off distance time. However, after a week of holidays, having a friend with a 7 year old stay and the current book I’m reading …
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Shop-a-thon

I went shopping and I bought… Ferns: $40 BBQ: $169 $99! Christmas Canvas art stretched $80~ Cardigan $249, but only $169 after gift vouchers. See it here for more details etc Random cooking utensils – totaling about $100! The only thing that was a ‘surprise’ was the cooking utensils and some gifts. I hadn’t planned …
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