Archive | February, 2014

Maintaining the mellow

I took a three week break from work recently. I could do that because I live in the Lucky Country (Australia) and we have sensible and humane holiday (vacation) leave provisions. So I could afford to take three weeks and do nothing. I really didn’t ‘do nothing’ (more about what I did do, later in […]

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Letting go

Earlier in the year I wrote about resolutions as a way of predicting the future. I also committed to regular posts and a thematic editorial calendar of sorts. I say ‘of sorts’ because this blog is necessarily more ‘of the moment’ than my other blog (Vagabond Gal). One month in and I’ve established one thematic grouping […]

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Dad’s gone but not forgotten

Interesting article by Mrs Woog on the Hoopla last week Fatherly Love & Kisses, Mrs Woog, who like me is an avid people watcher, commented on the difference between current and previous generations of dads. Unlike Mrs Woog however, my my dad was a touchy feely sort of dad, not that common in his day and […]

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Tea, glorious tea

It’s hot, Hot, HOT here in Melbourne today and I’m hydrating myself with one of my current favourite ice teas made with Twinings Lemon and Ginger herbal infusion. I highly recommend herbal infusions instead of black tea for newcomers to iced tea. Especially for those who drink their hot tea with milk. Never, ever drink […]

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Fleece existing customers, best prices for new, links in the same chain

I read an article in the Herald Sun this week while waiting for a coffee. (Yes, I’m a newspaper snob and only read the Herald Sun when someone else has paid for it). The subject of the article: How existing customers are being ripped off by power companies who favour new customers with enticing deals, […]

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