Monthly Archives: March 2015

30 things I’ve thrown out recently

A little while ago I blogged about minimalism and how it spoke to me. Well it’s speaking even louder now that I’m leaving behind all my possessions to travel. I am getting rid of just about everything I own, either … Continue reading

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Planning our USA road trip

We have finally made some concrete plans for the USA leg of our trip, which given we’ll be there in a month and a half is quite the relief! On May 15 we fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles. For … Continue reading

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What did you have for breakfast?

I’ve always been weirdly voyeuristic about peoples’ morning routines. I have no idea why but I remember as a kid, thoroughly enjoying a random segment on Sesame Street that involved two friends getting ready for their day ahead. I think … Continue reading

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Rocky road cake topping

This is a really easy way to make any cake look good ridiculously indulgent and over the top. It comes from this recipe for caramel rocky road cake , which looks amazing, but who has time to bake four cakes?! … Continue reading

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Goldfields Children Charity Ball 2015

On Saturday evening I married my housemate and bestie Bec in a small, intimate backyard wedding. My bridesmaids wore red. Kidding! But doesn’t it look like that’s what’s happening in this photo: It really does! Anyway, Saturday night was the … Continue reading

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5 reasons Easter is better than Christmas

I am a bit too excited about Easter. I can’t help it. It is by far the most superior commercially bastardised religious holiday. Here’s why: 1. It’s less stressful   The things I like about Christmas: food, trees, decorations and … Continue reading

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Super easy dhal recipe

This recipe is super simple, delicious, cheap and can be made from ingredients found in most pantries. What’s not to love? You will need: 2 cloves of garlic, crushed (or use the one from a jar) red chillis, as many … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Brutally honest wine recommendations Art experts are duped by an Ikea ‘painting’ Does this scare you? Speaking of planes, check out the crazy awesome features on the Air Force One. What the jeans you wear say about you. Seeing stuff … Continue reading

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I got nothin’

Oh hi. Remember me? It’s been a while, this I what I look like: I have nothing of interest to blog about at the moment, perhaps you’ve noticed? The dreaded bloggers’ block. After the initial excitement of resigning at work … Continue reading

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5 tips for successfully selling your old stuff

With the Big Trip coming up with alarming speed I’ve been squirreling away money for a while now. I have managed to save about $10,000  in the few months since December. Part of that has come from selling my belongings (although to … Continue reading

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