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    Yes, I’m Back In Darwin Again

    The Jetty - Back In Darwin

    I arrive in Darwin to the tail end of a thunderstorm. The rain, coming in sheets and buckets, held the plane from landing in the middle of the night. When we finally touched down on to the tarmac and the door opened, we were flooded with that after-rain smell the tropics is so known for. I breathed it in, shaking off the last of Melbourne’s city smells from my clothes. Outside the quiet airport that smell was even stronger. It’s…

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    Announcing Our Little Passenger

    Well, it’s been a little while since I’ve posted (and I know it’s not the first time I’ve said that!) but it’s definitely time to catch you up. Life has been so…

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    Memories In Fabric

    There’s a big house on a suburban street in Darwin. It’s old and creaky. The palm trees grow wild all around it, with stranger vines cloaking their trunks and creating their…

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    6 Years Of Birthdays With Dean

    It’s totally crazy to me that I have known Dean for six birthdays now, and that I’ve been lucky enough to celebrate six birthdays with him. Looking back, it’s amazing just…

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    A Melbourne Day Out

    My entire life I classed myself as a small town person, and I was happy with that. I enjoyed living in Darwin, which is by all measurements of the fact a…

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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)…