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Thoughts on "The One"

I often tell my partners, “you’re one of the ones for me”.

I grew up in a Christian, monogamous, white, middle-class family. As such, I went through life believing that the end goal was the find The One, buy a house with a white-picket fence and have 2.5 children. 328 more words


#MirthMusicMon - Revolting in Roald Dahl Style

I’m afraid at least the “mirthful” part of this week’s Mirth and Music Monday is not for the faint-hearted or those with a weak constitution. As anyone who grew up with Roald Dahl knows, he doesn’t pull any punches, he goes for rude, gross and, well, revolting. 79 more words


Tim Minchin's 9 life lessons [YTS]

Just like the countless life lessons scattered all over the internet, I have watched a video of an Australian comedian giving out life lessons at his university. 2,485 more words


How Different Our Lives Could Have Been

I just found my double-sided list of non-profits across the country that I was considering applying to two years ago. I knew I wanted to serve a year as an AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service To America, and I wanted to go to a (warmish) city somewhere I would never otherwise move to. 117 more words


Casting Matilda - the latest news!

With less than a year now till Tim Minchin’s musical Matilda opens at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney (why the Lyric?! Gods why?!?), Diva Knows Best can reveal that the musicals featured roles have been almost entirely cast. 539 more words

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My Top 5 Quotes To Live By

The next instalment in my Top 5 series is on the subject of quotes to live by. As a fan of expertly constructed sentences, I have always been fond of finding quotes that I like, and keeping them close to my heart wherever I might find myself in life. 205 more words



Sometimes something just catches your attention at exactly the right moment in life, whether it’s a song, a book, a quote or a video like the one above. 155 more words