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no surprise to anyone

Just when I’m convinced I’m an individual, forging my own path. your tastes match most closely with the middle class From the what your habits reveal about your social class quiz. xxx From the blogging hiatus stash.

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tl;dr

I had super-good intentions of returning to, if not daily, then more regular blogging and then end-of-year catastrophe hit at SML and I had to jump in and help save the day. This meant working most of last weekend and … Continue reading

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but it does try hard

And just like that the annual lemon harvest is upon us! This year our mangy lemon tree (I hesitate to actually call it a tree, so pitiful is it) served up a massive two lemons, down from the all time … Continue reading

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ailments update

Before we went on holiday I visited the podiatrist because I was concerned about current and future ankle pain. Despite wearing what I thought were suitable shoes on the last trips, ankle issues put me out of action for a … Continue reading

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into the swing

We’ve been back from holidays for three weeks now, which is amazing to me. It’s very trite and cliched, but it feels like just yesterday we were running about in Tokyo. I keep meaning to write a bunch of holiday … Continue reading

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patterns

iidabashi One of the positives about keeping a blog for (yikes!) over 14 years, is that it is quite easy to see what you were up to at particular points in time. For example, when searching last year’s entries to … Continue reading

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alive!

head-in-a-book We’ve been back from holiday for two weeks now (almost to the minute) and I’m finding it somewhat more difficult that usual to settle back into the routine. The holiday was, of course, absolutely wonderful. We tend not to … Continue reading

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gateway

I can’t even remember when we actually planned it, but our holiday to Japan (yes, we’re going back) has been locked in for mid-May to mid-June for a good while now. A few weeks ago I was suffering through a … Continue reading

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wide brown land

bushfire! We’ve had a long stretch of unseasonably high temperatures (30oC in April – what?!), and over the weekend low humidity and incredibly high winds. There were hazard reduction burns on Friday which blanketed the city in smoke and then … Continue reading

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old lady ailments – second in a series

Urgh! What on earth are these sudden onset sleep issues? Zero problems getting to sleep, but waking every couple of hours – and being exceedingly wakeful. And what I assume are hot flushes – and the equivalent of whatever ravenous … Continue reading

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