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Super Bowl XLIX

Seattle vs New England The two number one seeds face off in Super Bowl 49 in Arizona this Sunday (depending on where you are). The Super Bowl is probably the … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas Songs

Christmas time is one that evokes joyous sentiments and the festive season inevitably brings together family and friends alike. Without the accompanying Christmas anthems, December would not be the same. … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · 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

Travel Young

“There is something effortless about our youth. An exuberance that cannot be quelled nor quantified. A perception so bereft of corruption that it radiates amid unrest.” With that thought, a … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Surviving Exam Day

After six obligatory years of education at an unnamed secondary school and another five voluntary years of study at an unnamed university, I gathered an array of knowledge and techniques … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Having Sex in a Car

Having sex in a car – it seems easy enough in the movies. Rizzo and Kenickie had it figured out with their 25 cent insurance policy in Grease, eternal bridesmaid … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Writing an Essay for Uni

The first essential step to writing an essay is to sit down and read the topic. After this, put the piece of paper away and forget about writing anything until … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 7 Comments

Letting go and moving on

We have touched on falling in love, happiness and self-identity. Perhaps to end this little mini series, we should talk about moving on.   Moving on sucks! Moving on is … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happiness

What is happiness and how can I get it?   Let’s start by working what it is NOT first. Happiness is not 2 weeks in Fiji or waking up in … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Self-Identity

Self-identity is something that we can all struggle with. Even the most self-assured can have issues with how we see ourselves. We are constantly consumed with how others might perceive … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

AFL Grand Final Preview

So much about getting to the big dance is about timing. Obviously you need the depth and the talent to make the top 4 but with such an even competition … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Italian Masterpieces

They tell you at school that you can learn a lot from art. At university, they make entire majors out of it, and then for the rest of your life … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Buying a Toothbrush

Dental hygiene is important. Not just because it provides another vital item on the list of things mothers can nag their children about; ‘Have you brushed your teeth yet?’/’We’re not … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Birthdays

Everybody loves Birthdays. Cake. Presents. Parties. Streamers. Attention. An entire day devoted to the worshipping of you. Even the people who say they don’t like Birthdays secretly do like Birthdays, … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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