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2018 xmas goalz: reckoning

It’s well into the new year already and somewhat late to revist those Xmas break goals, but I’m ploughing ahead in the name of accountability. Being laggardly has stopped me posting quite a bit in the last year: “oh, so … Continue reading

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60before60: #13 read no personal development books for a year (so it begins) ^^

^^ I wrote this fairly lengthy post last night – firstly on the laptop and finally hitting publish on my phone while in bed. It definitely showed as published at the time, but weirdly it is not showing up on … Continue reading

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start as you mean to continue

First day back at SML started (and continued) with a quite ghastly headache. I suspect this was the result of very early yoga without coffee beforehand. Then I failed to become adequately caffeinated in the early part of the day … Continue reading

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2019 not-resolutions: joan

Joan has taken her lead from Don and made me review her 2018 year – any and all errors are mine (though I am sure she will correct me). 1. Move overseas, preferably mid-year ACHIEVED! GO JOAN! 2. Achieve savings … Continue reading

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2019 not-resolutions: don

Comments on 2018 are mine. I did have to check in on a couple – like what exactly were the values of x and y in #1?. What’s your handicap? Reflecting on 2018: 1. Get mortgage to under $Xk (1% … Continue reading

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2019 not-resolutions: bessie

This is NINTH year of family “not resolutions”! For the uninitiated, everyone nominates 5 things they’d possibly, maybe like to accomplish in the coming year – no pressure. It’s been really fun to look back and see where everyone’s head … Continue reading

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2019 intentions

It appears that I didn’t complete a list of projects or intentions for 2018. Who knows what I was thinking? Possibly I thought focussing on the 60before60 list was sufficient? In retrospect I can’t say I care much for that … Continue reading

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could be some time

Changing blog hosting – transmission may be interrupted for a smidge!

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recent discoveries (or, exposing my ignorance)

Me: “hey, what do you think loofahs are made of?” Don: “some sort of sea creature?” Me: “hah! that’s exactly what I thought! But no! They’re a plant – like a cucumber!” I learned this from Zero Waste Home. She … Continue reading

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working on a series …

Earlier this week I installed a challenging new art piece by an exciting emerging artist in the babies bathroom. On Xmas Eve, I shoved a 16 litre bucket under their dripping showerhead and it was completely full in around 14 … Continue reading

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