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We’ll start with an admission. The tournament that I was meant to play in on Saturday…Well, I didn’t quite make it. I had a few too many on Friday night which meant waking up in time was physically impossible. 491 more words


The Fullest Circle

22 years ago I arrived in Australia, fresh faced and damaged, 18 going on 19, already affected yet still so naive. I moved in with my Dad in a Victorian suburb called Clifton Hill, in a cute little apartment opposite the massive park that dominates the suburb. 489 more words

Not Acting

What's next then?

I’ve been deciding on how to start this post for a long time. So rather than keeping it in my draft box for all of eternity, let’s get it out there into the world. 1,051 more words


Harbin(ger) of doom! (part 1)

Just over two years ago, sat in a cafe somewhere in Cambodia, Leighton was showing me some pictures from his visit to the Harbin snow and ice festival in Heilongjiang province, China. 1,468 more words


DIY Everything!

Ok, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it definitely can feel that way sometimes. Today I made a DIY cake mix so I could make a recipe that doctored up a mix into something even better. 503 more words


Three Baskets

Three little baskets, hanging in the shower. No big deal. They’re small and serve their purpose well. When the weather turns hot and we close our windows, those baskets will be perfect for holding all our shower items which up till today were stored in the open window frame. 251 more words


An American and an Aussie walk into a Bar...

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau…

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