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Midway through a first date.

I am watching what must be a first date. I am in a country where I do not speak the native language and I am relying on my senses. I … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easier said than done…

I don’t know whether it is the hurt from the fallout or the love lost. I can’t displace the loss. Whenever I am reminded I feel a sharp and crisp … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Falling in Love

Have you ever woken up at 5am to check your phone hoping that someone in particular has sent you a message? Anything from a smiley face to a “miss you” … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

#ShitGirlsDo

When I first set foot on the tropical destination that is Instagram, I was not quite sure what to expect. I call it a tropical destination because you have all … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Melting

Humans. We’re bred tough. We’re told to suck it up. We’ve gotta get up and dust ourselves off, we’ve got to keep trucking, we’ve gotta roll with the punches, take … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Leonardo DiCaprio Movies

Somewhere, in a parallel universe, when it came to deciding upon people worthy of merit and our adoration, we would vote for our quintessential movie star instead of one of … Continue reading

December 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

A Short History of the Freemasons

(as interpreted by a completely biased 21st century unhistorian) Once upon a time there were some dudes that built stuff. More specifically blokes that worked with freestone such as sandstone … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

New Wave of Babe

Giselle was walking down the street to collect her double caramel latte when she bumped into Elle Macpherson. Elle waved and walked on by because she was on the phone … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Being a Football WAG

So, you’ve done the hard yards, staked out the usual haunts (Eve, CQ, Hotel Barkly) and snagged yourself a footballer. Congratulations. Now the hard work of being a football WAG … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

One hit wonders (Part 2)

KONY 2012 Invisible Children Inc… What’s that? It is another 1 hit wonder. In 2012 there was a viral social media campaign. KONY 2012. A 29-minute film was released and … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Julia Morris

Comedian Julia Full Frontal, Thank God You’re Here, In Melbourne Tonight, Spicks and Specks, Rove, The Edinburgh Comedy Festival, the Melbourne Comedy Festival. If there is a forum in which … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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