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60before60: rapidly running out of ideas!

Obviously missed my goal of having these all completed by 31 December, but with 3,599 days to go the next tranche: [something] yoga | pilates make candles with Joan and Bessie play tennis with Don have a tarot card or … Continue reading

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2018 not-resolutions: joe/frank

And lastly, now that he has settled back in after his Adventure, Joe/Frank. Review of 2017: 1. Lose ~10cm of belly/body fat. This would’ve been a pass if you replaced “lose” with “gain” :p 2. Aim for a “C” (credit) … Continue reading

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2018 not-resolutions: don

Don was the first to get his not resolutions in this year, but being the radical rule-breaker he didn’t reflect on the 2017 list – and it would likely be another 6 months before he got back to it, so … Continue reading

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stash

Back when I was on my 3 glorious weeks of holiday in November, I attended the big design market with Bessie. There were many excellent items on offer, but I could not resist some wonderfully smelling candles from aacute . … Continue reading

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2018 not-resolutions: joan

Joan, enroute from Taipei. Reflecting on 2017: 1. Go to China and North Korea. I went! Both countries were amazing but seeing the other worldliness that was North Korea has been one of my best travel experiences. 2. Get some … Continue reading

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you won’t be needing those fingers

A couple of weeks ago the elderly cheap plastic desk fan we keep on a speaker in the lounge-room started making a horrid clicking noise when oscillating. Because it was so elderly (and cheap), we figured it had reached the … Continue reading

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better than wasting my life on the information superhighway

As I’ve briefly mentioned a couple of times, one of my current projects is painting the upper balcony. We’ve been here almost 6 years (SIX!) and it was looking fairly dire. I doubt it had been painted in the last … Continue reading

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breathing again

This morning Don and I braved the bonkers traffic and headed off to the Royal Hospital for Women for my follow-up appointment. When we arrived we were advised “no boys” were allowed in the actual waiting room, but we could … Continue reading

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it’s the waiting

rise with your class, not above it I do so love these anarchist posters. Back tomorrow with a full report. xxx Good thing from today: 180 degrees walnut oat crackers – for a post SML snack with a wee smidgen … Continue reading

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optimal state

capitalism conserves: borders, war & national madness | environmental damage | patriarchy | permanent crisis My poor brain was so befuddled that I posted yesterday’s entry as a page (as opposed to a post) – now fixed. I’m slightly more … Continue reading

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