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Being Single at Christmas

And so this is Christmas. And what have you done, another year over and still no special one… It’s the Christmas Carol ringing out around Christmas parties, tables, family get-togethers … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Catching Public Transport

Part of the joy of living in the ‘World’s Most Livable City’ is the rather good public transport facilities we enjoy. Sure, they’re not run with German efficiency but at … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Taking a Holiday

The Dictionary Definition of a Holiday…   holiday n. – 1. a period of time during which one takes a break from all regular daily activities and travels to another … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Girls guide to a boys heart on Instagram

Being a girl on Instagram is a difficult pursuit. I am not envious of the struggles and ambivalence that the day-to-day Gramma’ must encounter. There is not only the usual … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 Things you MUST do over the Christmas break.

1. Get in touch with a favourite childhood hobby We are only young once but it doesn’t mean we can’t pretend, right? Think back to those halcyon days of blissful … Continue reading

December 16, 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

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Quintana Roo is located on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It is better known for having Cancun as a tourist mecca but contains many of Mexico’s … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

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