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Owl Be Damned

I’ve been up all night dealing with that blasted owl. On the upside, I’m pretty sure I’ve undone the nasty hex that’s been hanging over my modem once and for …

Self Renovation

Oh no. Oh dear, oh dear. I’ve made a huge mistake. I thought that I could renovate this bathroom on my own, but I was terribly mistaken. And the worst …

Block User

As if the Christmas period wasn’t already stressful enough, some fool on my street has seen fit to declare an ‘all-in block party’ for the neighbourhood, to take place on …

Car Fixes

Is there anything better than your car, fresh after a service? The way it seems to glide across the road, the ease of the accelerator, the way that petrol just …

Among the Gumtrees

Over time, I’m coming closer to understanding the whole ‘home among the gumtrees’ thing. Lots of plum trees, verandah out front, clothesline in the back, and a sheep or two …

Swanky Kicks

I need some new party shoes for the festive season. Should I go for the ice-blue platform sandals with sparkly block heels, the semi-tasteful red stilettos or the pointy-toed flats …

Partying Ways

I always wanted to be party stylist, but everybody told me I had so much more potential than that. Being an impressionable youngster, I let that dream fall the wayside, …

Horse Versus Car

I was in the desert, right? And I was riding a horse, and I realised that it had no name.  Obviously it was a long journey and I gave the …

The Truth of Things

    Sometimes I hear people talk about the things they used to believe as kids, and I’m like… that’s it? Oh, your brother once told you that Americans lived …

Must Have Bags!

I’ll be honest: I wasn’t super into shoes when I was a teenager. All my friends were just getting into the idea and becoming obsessed, but that was back when …