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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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old lady ailments – first in a series

I’ve been experiencing a bunch of ankle issues yet again which appear to be triggered by walking rather than running. I suspected this a while back, but this has been confirmed by process of elimination (ie. my running is virtually … Continue reading

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distractions aplenty

After swearing off it entirely seven months ago, and after a quite heavy de-clutter of the accounts I was following, I’ve recently been occasionally glancing at instagram here and there using the web-browser. One of the first things I did … Continue reading

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that escalated quickly

I hit 500 days alcohol-free yesterday. I’d like to say I planned something super-fabulous to mark the occasion, but I kind of forgot that I was anywhere near the milestone until I randomly opened my day counting app** on Wednesday … Continue reading

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kicking goalz

Clever Bessie was recently commissioned by a regional art gallery she volunteers at to produce wall graphics and other collateral for an exhibition of local primary and secondary kids artwork which was accompanying a touring exhibition of portraits. We attended … Continue reading

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the last temptation of carolbaby

81 days into my year of no chocolate and this evening my father-in-law, Phil, hands me this … I’m still resisting. Barely.

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tiny wins

trying to prove to don how much he takes over the bed in his sleep. pretty dismal as evidence, but i like the shadows. In exciting news, I’ve lost 4.3kg in about 6 weeks after recommencing (heavily modified) 5:2. Well … Continue reading

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heavy

bug on the footpath – walking home from work 16.03.18 – the first photo i’ve taken for ages It’s allegedly autumn, but temperatures reached 40oC (104oF) today – which is exactly as unpleasant as it sounds. This morning Don and … Continue reading

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