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    Well, There Goes 25!

    I’ve never been a big fan of birthdays. Well, maybe back in the day, when childhood birthdays meant cake and eating as much as I could until feeling physically sick and high on sugar… Ah the good old days. Certainly as an adult birthdays didn’t do anything for me. The steady monotone of time ticking away, another year gone, another year older, and what’s been accomplished? Isn’t that always the question. So I thought I’d write down what I’ve accomplished…

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    Three Generations Of Strength and Coffee

    When I think about my Oma, I think about two things: strength and coffee. My Oma, my Dutch grandmother, migrated to Australia in the 1960s along with her husband (my Opa)…

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    Life’s Busy Over Here

    Hey there people. Just in case you haven’t realised from the last few weeks of intermittent posting on Instagram and (oh dear) radio blog silence, life has been pretty busy over…

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    A Word On Territory Day

    I’m not currently based in the Northern Territory as many of my readers already know. While I am, and will always be, a Territory girl at heart, Dean and I recently…

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    So, We Got Engaged!

    It’s the last day of January, 2013. In a small town on the coast of Queensland, a storm has just blown through. The roads are flooded, and rain threatens on the…

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    Moving Again… To Melbourne!

    Dean and I have never been dedicated to a single place. We’ve moved so much since we’ve been together, and so much in the years before we met, that our rental…

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    That Walk-Up Life

    In April of last year Dean and I moved from a ground floor place into a three-storey walk-up. It wasn’t a move we thought we’d be making. We knew for sure…

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    Those Early Mornings

    There’s something about getting up early that I’ve always appreciated. Sure, some days I let the morning pass me by, waking when the sun is well established. But at least a…