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Original Crush – events and dating in Melbourne

By | May 5th, 2018|daily life, friends, interesting people, relationships|

I am so happy and so excited. This afternoon I found a whole honey pot of interesting things that are happening in Melbourne, so I can schedule some fun events. I don't have to wait for Mistress Butterfly or Maximilien to ask me out! There are so many things to do. It is exciting. I [...]

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love of out and about and ramblings

By | May 5th, 2018|art, daily life, professional|

As soon as I get home, I want to be out in the world again. I am so ANTSY today!! I have to sit still and focus. Assignment to do. Today is a strange day. I am getting so many fleeting impressions of different worlds, particularly the coast. Memories of the 80s there, mixed with [...]

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Fitzroy calling – shopping and tea

By | May 5th, 2018|architecture, art, daily life, weather|

It is amazing how therapeutic it can be to walk through the streets on a grey Saturday morning. The street art and the happenings and interesting architecture is exactly what my scratchy soul needs this Saturday morning. I still have to do my assignment and it is too early for lunch, but the world is [...]

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The people that I associate with – Jam Jar

By | May 2nd, 2018|daily life, interesting people, professional|

There is something about the people that you associate with, enriching your life and lifting you up. My quality of life has definitely improved a lot since I started working at Jam Jar, but it is more than that. It is spending time with people who are used to the finer things in life. There [...]

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Saturday afternoon at the Museum

By | April 28th, 2018|architecture, art, cinema, daily life, design, friends, photography, technology|

It is really nice to have a Saturday night at home for a change, and just cook and drink wine and listen to nice music. I am making a mini herbed roast lamb, and it is fun. I went to the Melbourne Museum this afternoon. It is definitely worth doing. They have some amazing exhibits. [...]

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The Night Brother – Rosie Garland

By | April 9th, 2018|daily life, literature|

It is a week or so since I finished the Night Brother by Rosie Garland. It was the most sumptuous and interesting book. Edie doesn't understand why she is so tired each morning, or why her feet are so dirty when she wakes up. Her mother becomes increasingly hostile towards her, and Edie doesn't know [...]

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Late summer evenings in the neighbourhood

By | March 23rd, 2018|architecture, bars and restaurants, daily life, weather|

The streets were buzzing tonight on my walk home. Huge queues outside of both gelato shops and even Alimentari was open tonight. So lovely. All the way down the street, people were out at bars enjoying the last vestiges of summer.

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