Tag Archives: Social Commentary

Would you date someone shorter than you?

A couple of months ago, a friend of mine was showing me her Tinder matches. Hunched over her phone, we poured over the photos, attempting to gauge the height of her potential suitors by comparing them to nearby landmarks and … Continue reading

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Visiting the Mormon capital of the world: some thoughts

I’m kind of breaking the chronology of our trip with this post. Technically Idaho comes next but we are in Salt Lake City now and I wanted to write this while it was still fresh. Salt Lake City is beautiful, … Continue reading

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

Years from now, I think will look back on my mid-twenties as being simultaneously the most capable and inept period of my life. Some days I feel grown up; I’ve paid a bill on time or remembered to take out … Continue reading

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Welcome to Australia. Where everyone hates each other.

One of the first differences I observed upon moving from the east coast of Australia to the west coast was this: all over food packaging, advertising and various media the ultimate selling point over here is ‘Made in Western Australia’, … Continue reading

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Melbourne Bucket-List Item 3.

Consume Delicious Coffee I thought I had missed item 3! But then I remembered that on Friday the fam, some friends and I stopped at Snow Pony on the way to the airport. Possibly the trendiest cafe in all of … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Bucket-List

In less than a week I depart Melbourne- my hometown and partial love of my life, for dustier pastures in Western Australia. As excited as I am to begin the next chapter I think a lengthy and drawn-out fair well … Continue reading

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5 of the Most Awkward Moments

1.  Inappropriate child/parent television. This happens to me a lot. I set myself up on the couch to watch one or so of the 15 episodes of S*x and the City I have saved on IQ, and without fail, just as … Continue reading

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Ken & Barbie: Where are they now?

A recent discussion with a friend about the toys we wanted as children but never had prompted a trip to the toy section of Kmart to check out what the cool kids lust after these days (now that I’m almost … Continue reading

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A very un-bloggable day

Yesterday was bad. And by bad I acknowledge that given my very comfortable life, supportive family and friends, good health and education it wasn’t that bad (excuse the disclaimer, I have just spent an evening watching moving television programmes about … Continue reading

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‘Last Friday Night’ and other Fake Anthems

You know anthems. The songs that, despite location- from humble local pubs to seedy super clubs, despite audience and levels of inebriation seem infallible in their ability to incite loud singing, fist pumping, finger pointing, head banging excitement from The … Continue reading

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