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    Finding Time For Creative Projects

    At the end of last year I shared with you all that I had undertaken the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) writing challenge, aiming to write 50,000 words (ostensibly a novel) in 30 days. In what was an incredible achievement for me, I hit that target, successfully getting more than 50,000 words down on (digital) paper in 30 days. The only problem was that my novel wasn’t even close to being finished. I had never written so much on a…

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    Yes, I Finished NaNoWriMo!

    With a satisfying click I close out a sentence that definitely wouldn’t be the last of my NaNoWriMo novel. On baited breath I check my word count for the hundredth time that…

  • Australia Lifestyle Travel

    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…

  • Hanoi, Vietnam
    Travel Vietnam

    Inside The Beast Of Hanoi, Vietnam

    Hanoi is a beast of a place. Like a machine it hums under the surface even when you think it should be sleeping. There are thousands upon thousands of moving parts,…

  • City Living in Bangkok, Thailand
    Thailand Travel

    Bangkok: City Of Fallen Angels

    The hum of the city is all encompassing. It fills the narrow streets and lanes with as much prevalence and vigour as the highways and motorways. The buildings crowd together as…

  • Woodford Folk Festival At Sunrise
    Australia Lifestyle

    The Woodford New Year

    I’m sitting in the Chai Tent with my New Year adventurers when I look at the time. It will soon be sunrise. I’m momentarily surprised that I’ve even made it this…