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it was there all along

I’m sure it’s pretty evident that I’ve been a little (a lot) on the meh side in recent months. I’ve been very unhappy in a way I haven’t been for years and years. I’ve been analysing this (to death) and … Continue reading

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wet wet wet

In one of my recent wardrobe purges I sent two quite unsatisfactory raincoats to the charity shop. They both looked great, but didn’t actually do much in the way of rain prevention – one had opera length sleeves and no … Continue reading

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five things; or filler #02

I get wildly excited about really clever innovations, particularly in the sustainability space. These projects are completely amazing – how wonderful to go to work and be involved in something like this! + upcycled lobster shells as packaging! + shoe … Continue reading

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kryptonite

Near the exit of Don’s work-provided parking space, shoved into the corner of large-ish parking sign sits Coffee Jesus. coffee jesus Being the absolute antithesis of godly, I was unaware that supplying coffee was something Jesus was known for. I … Continue reading

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and slept in until 7am

Last night was the first in an age where I’ve slept reasonably well and have not woken multiple times by: thirst (I often get through 3-4 x 700ml bottles of water a night); needing to go to the bathroom (see … Continue reading

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four things, or, filler #01

I had no intention of doing anything other than cutting up this pineapple for snacking, but the label absolutely compelled me to make my first ever ham (okay, prosciutto) and pineapple pizza. A++ would eat again. As would Joe/Frank and … Continue reading

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stretching the brain

My anticipated 2 hours of dress-making morphed into slightly longer. The dress is made up of 4 rectangles which you’d think would be quick and simple, but as an unknown russian knitting blogger quoted by the ever-excellent carmela once said … Continue reading

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back in a big way

I am absolutely knackered after a rotten sleep last night and a enervating day – so no update on dress-making today. I will leave you with this – from an email from third drawer down yours for only AU$155 Because … Continue reading

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achievement achieved

In delightful news, I completed the dress! It turned out as planned and isn’t too hideous, so I’ll wear it to work tomorrow – though this will likely be a one off as I think being on the shiny side … Continue reading

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suck it up, princess

My weekends of late have consisted of laundry, ironing in front of comforting television, occasional mending and a bit of light housework. I have come to find ironing really soothing, I’ll often iron things that don’t really need ironing. I … Continue reading

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