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    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) some warmer weather would be nice, but it’s just fantastic to be back with Dean in our little spot here in Melbourne. I spent the first week back in recovery mode from my practical, and then when the weekend rolled around I decided it was high time we hit the…

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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…