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my twelfth, don’s fifth, joan’s fourth, joe/frank’s third and bessie’s second

Our federal election was held yesterday. For those unaware, voting is compulsory in Australia and a whole bunch of traditions have sprung up around it. Polling places are often at schools and church halls who often use the occasion for … Continue reading

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may actions: progress update (abandoning all hope of coming up with a catchy title)

Maybe it is the onset of the freezing weather or the intense new colleague at SML or the increasing madness of Project Sulfur, but May has seen me completely exhausted by day’s end and not much use for anything. As … Continue reading

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a lesson in this somewhere

Here in ThePalaceOfLove we have very hard water. Or is it very soft water? Despite my advanced years I can never get the two straight in my mind. Which ever it is (hard, I think), it leaves white spots on … Continue reading

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april review (has there ever been a more uninspired title?)

Almost a week into May, but closing the loop on those April intentions – mostly because Future Me will be annoyed to look back and see that I didn’t. + yoga 3x per week Partial – made it to 2 … Continue reading

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achieving achiever

Champion! 900 days I should celebrate with something.

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may actions

My April reset met with varying levels of success, which I’ll report on in another post, but it was successful enough that I’ve decided I’ll give it another crack in May:  +   Yoga 2x per week | practice headstand … Continue reading

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peak gadget?

If you have been visiting here for a while, you know that I very much want to incorporate more quietness, more mindfulness, more chillness, more whatever-ness and less stressfulness into my life. So when an item promising a simple, effective … Continue reading

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five days in

The past five days (still five to go!) have been super-relaxing and pretty satisfying. We haven’t done a whole lot of getting out and about, but there has been a bit of cooking, a bit of pottering, a bit of … Continue reading

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ten days for the price of three

adorable ikea bunnies for my team – best. boss. ever. In a glorious alignment of public holidays, we here in the antipodes can take a mere 3 days of annual leave and escape from our respective places of enslavement for … Continue reading

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april reset: week two

Somewhat less successful this week. + yoga 3x per week NO! Wednesday and Sunday, so better than last week (or the week before or the month before). I’m trying to ease myself back in and not get too obsessive about … Continue reading

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