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Stupid

May 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments

According to my half glass full husband, I am  considered a half glass empty kind of girl.  This fact  compounded by an impending winter has made the glass even emptier.   It’s cold, I want to constantly consume nothing but comfort food (potato cakes, hot chips and meat pies ) and I am waiting for inspiration […]

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Cheese bread, Constipation, Cockatoos and Cycads

March 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments

I last saw my ‘Cycas Revoluta’,  (aka Cycad) intact on the evening of Friday, 11 March 2011.  On the morning of Saturday, 12 March 2011 my Cycad resembled nothing of its former flourishing self, its amputated leaves lay pathetically around its ceramic pot,  the trunk nearly eaten away. I hear you asking – how could […]

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Port Arthur – the elephant in the room.

February 27th, 2011 · 2 Comments

180 years worth of harsh and brutal history is a lot to absorb in two days,  even so Port Arthur’s famous historical convict settlement makes for a lasting impression. There are many hours to be had exploring  the crumbled ruins and derelict buildings. Prison cells so  small that spending one second too long is enough […]

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Shit talking and other crazy jobs

October 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Most ordinary teens work part-time at their local McDonalds but as the owner of the blog – nothing vanilla, you would expect that the words ‘would you like fries with that’ were never uttered by me. Nope, not I.  Whilst all my friends cleaned McDonalds pickles from ceilings and scanned groceries each week I had […]

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Skunked

September 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

It’s not uncommon to find stuff that has fallen out of someone’s pocket. The odd coin or watch, a cigarette lighter, perhaps even a set of keys but today we found something quite unexpected. Julian and I were in the midst of returning from our routine walk with our beloved (although at times scheming) Golden […]

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The teenage years

July 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Raising an eyebrow Remember the days of the wafer thin eyebrows in the 90s? For the average person, this might not be terribly difficult to recover from but if you are of the Greek persuasion you would know that growing out your thick black eyebrows without humiliation can be quite a laborious and lengthy process. […]

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Liar Liar – pants on fire

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

You wouldn’t think that burning my hand with hot wax could get me thinking about how lies and other assorted pieces of misinformation are served by our parents, peers and society in general. Yes it’s a leap but then again I am famous for just this type of disjointed thinking. It all started with a […]

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The Katherine Diaries – Part Two: 1989

May 9th, 2010 · No Comments

The obsession Have you ever been so obsessed that you lived and breathed someone? Well I have and as a teenager my obsession went on for 3 long years. To make things worse the guy had absolutely no interest in me yet I would agonize over his every word and action, looking for any sign. […]

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The Katherine Diaries – Part One: 1984 -1987

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Recently I stumbled upon my diaries from age 11 – 20 stashed away in my old keepsake boxes.  Curious to re-discover my youthful thoughts and secrets, I plonked myself down on my beanbag.  After thumbing through a few pages, the addiction kicked in and I found myself spending days wading through pages of my self-centred […]

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Laser hair removal – A legal way to get high.

November 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments

There are various forms of torture, Chinese water torture, a medieval rack machine, plucking out eyes with hot pincers and then there is hair laser removal. Although I have been having hair laser removal treatment on ‘painfree’ body parts for some years I avoided treating my upper lip after overhearing a remarkably tough looking woman […]

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