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    Here’s To 28

    Birthdays have never really been a super important thing for me. I love celebrating other people, but I find it really hard to enjoy my own birthday for some reason. In fact, the last birthday I blogged was my 25th birthday, and my usual preference is to do something fairly low-key with a few special people. This year my birthday happened to coincide with us being in Darwin to see my family, which was really nice as it’s been a while…

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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…