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    Half A Decade, Just Like That…

    I don’t spend too much time thinking about what my life would be like without Dean, but in the brief moments it does cross my mind I often marvel at the coincidence of it. On paper, even our meeting could have been a near miss, two people passing each other unknown like ships in the night. For him, it was an adventure that started with a cyclonically flooded road on the journey down from Cairns to Brisbane that left him…

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  • Australia Personal Travel

    Home Again To Melbourne

    It has been so good to be back home in Melbourne. Yes, I miss my parents like crazy, along with the rest of my Darwin family and friends, and (let’s be honest)…

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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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    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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    8 Things You Might Not Know About Me

    Seeing as Maps and Mandalas recently rebranded and there could be a few new readers in the mix, I thought I would start with some re-introductions. My name is Oceana, and…

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    An Argument For Consistency

    Lately, I’ve been thinking about consistency. The sameness, the familiarity, the predictability, of life. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m no fan of monotony, but there’s certainly an argument to be…