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Fiesta San Fermin

Pamplona. Running with the bulls. The Running with the Bulls is an iconic tradition in a small town North West of Barcelona towards the Bay of Biscay. Most people would … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Student’s Guide to New York City

So usually it would be wise to limit 5 minute guides to things that are remotely possible of remaining within a 300 second guide. Alas, picking New York City is … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Perspective

Have you ever had a day when it all just seemed like it was too much? Your fuel gauge is on empty on the way to work so you have … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Fruit Peddler

If you live anywhere North of the River in Melbourne, or know that Maca, Mesquite and Lucuma are actually foods and not pop stars then you have probably heard of … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Graduate Job Hunting

You’ve finished your degree, you’ve bought a new suit, you’ve shaved off your beardy and you’ve traded in your shoes with Velcro for ones with laces. Adulthood, being a grown … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Melbourne – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

It is never easy to satisfy that insatiable urge for our favourite snack, meal or guilty pleasure. Here is a quick run down on some of Melbourne’s most delightful and … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cinnamon

History: Cinnamon has been around since before Adam wore board shorts. Specifically it was around when Moses wore them (pre-Red Sea parting escapades). It has scented the beds of the … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pulling the Wool – Richard Gasquet, Damien Oliver

I found myself in a situation recently where I noticed a certain individual “pulling the wool” (PTW) over another person’s eyes.  It made me think. This idiom simply means to … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tim Tebow

If you have not heard of Tim Tebow you have been hiding under a large rock for the last half-decade. Tebow was a phenomenal College Football player for the Florida … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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