Does This Bother You?

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I posted this on Instagram a little while ago - someone asked me what I was doing, and I replied I was wondering if I should change this uneven picture situation, or if I should let it go. I let it go. The overwhelming majority of people who responded were like "oh my EYES" and "make it STOP" and "I couldn't live with that". I was advised to … [Read more...]

How I Organise My Life

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Like many people I've talked to, my life organisational skills are half pen-and-paper, half something-that-will-ding-on-my-phone-and-remind-me. I love handwriting things so I can see it all at a glance (plus I'm a stationery fiend) but nothing on any bit of paper ever will remind me when it's actually time to do something. Bless you, phone … [Read more...]

While You Were Gone

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We ate pancakes and homemade jam. We saw the sun set on 2014. At 10pm, thanks Melbourne. We saw 11 sets of midnight fireworks from our bedroom balcony, including the city ones. Rad. I finished three books. I also bought plants, did a weird cleanse, swam, read more things, started a reading challenge, took epic naps, and apparently … [Read more...]

Diary of a New Year Cleanse

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I can't say I'm much of a "cleanser", a "detoxer" or whatever the buzzword is these days. I figure as long as my kidneys and liver are working correctly, I don't eat too much shit, and I drink enough water, then I'm detoxing pretty  much constantly as a natural part of my body's function, right? Plus I really, really like food. I tried a … [Read more...]

End-of-Year Ennui

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I do not know what has been my beef lately, but as the end of the year approaches, I can't wait. I'm so ready for a fresh start. Everything has felt very odd, and I don't know what to do about any of it. The recent news events have given me a huge sense of perspective about my white girl problems, but also added to the general feeling of ick … [Read more...]