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smashing barriers

Tonight I defied traditional gender roles and for the first time used the BBQ by myself! Because pouring rain isn’t really conducive to busting out the BBQ, we’d had to carry over last night’s planned meal (BBQ butterflied lamb leg) … Continue reading

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false economy

Next weekend I’d really like to not spend all of Sunday morning (or any other part of the weekend) catching up on work emails and general worky work. Future Me might appreciate it, but she can piss right off.

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possibly watching way too many aquarium-related youtube videos

I really don’t think I’ve taken much advantage of the weekend thus far. I’m not sure I can identify much I’ve done today other than grocery shop and fold laundry (and there really wasn’t that much laundry!), and I definitely … Continue reading

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there are some things that just shouldn’t be

Kaleslaw?  The humanity!

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nothing to see here

This week has been a complete whirlwind, I’ve had two new starters whom I’ve completely neglected, meetings meetings meetings all over the calendar, action items piling up, unhinged people to … re-hinge – exhausting. Despite this, I am not collapsing … Continue reading

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mangy princess

Some of BabyKitty’s favourite things: boden tissue paper, helping change the sheets, boxes of all kinds. I say this all the time, but I really I should break out the camera more often.

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the new “curated”?

From the captions on this post on the otherwise excellent design files: ➕ Original Danish wall sconces and rattan stools were sourced privately by Tanya ➕ Original 60s Danish sconce lights purchased privately off Ebay and rewired by Peter ➕ … Continue reading

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make that 44

Things I am definitely unlikely to complete in the next 41 days: 2. run a total of 700km I made it to around 300km, but haven’t run regularly for some time and while I miss it dreadfully, I’m a little … Continue reading

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rarely regret doing this

Thoughtful Bessie bought us gift vouchers to the Belvoir Street Theatre for Christmas last year and time was running out for us to use them up! We chose Ghosts knowing absolutely nothing about it, mostly because the timing was right … Continue reading

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50before50: #12 no more drinking alcohol (month 11)

I’m at the point now that I rarely think about drinking or think about missing drinking, so I think this has definitely stuck. It now doesn’t occur to me to want alcohol when out for dinner, though I do still … Continue reading

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