Tag Archives: sydney

July 2014

I took about a week to get over my jetlag from the USA, but it was really rather mild. I would just get on with my day, only as soon as the sun set, the day would be over. The … Continue reading

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Saturday 9 June 2014

1) everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal; 2) anything that gets invented between then and before you turn thirty is incredibly exciting and creative and with any luck you can make a career out … Continue reading

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Saturday 24 May 2014

May is a time of reminiscence for me, again. Two years ago, I was in the final days of preparing my PhD thesis. Last year, I was in the thick of first trimester pregnancy symptoms, wanting to sleep 16 hours … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18 February 2014

I don’t really think of myself as a shopping kind of person but… apparently I should never be left alone in Ikea. We have a real storage issue at this place (typical of old terrace houses, there’s just nowhere to … Continue reading

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Sunday 17 November 2013

I bet you thought you’d never see me write about the present day again! But if I get too far behind, I will have absolutely no documented memories of this pregnancy whatsoever. From last time, I have a bunch of … Continue reading

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Late June and July 2013

As winter tends to, these months have somewhat faded from my mind. Most years, I probably don’t really memorably live from May through to September. (Hence why the jacarandas seem to have bloomed again so quickly, I guess.) For once, … Continue reading

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Product review updates: Shoeboxed & GoGet

I had some success in 2012 at subscribing to things that made my life a bit easier to organise, so, a couple of updated reviews. Shoeboxed (original review) What: a service where you package up a bundle of papers to … Continue reading

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Product review: GoGet carsharing

We’ve been non-car owners again for a few weeks and members of GoGet car sharing for a month or so. These are my initial impressions. This is against a background of our car being primarily used for occasional errands, and … Continue reading

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Childcare

I just got a call from a childcare centre who has had my son’s name down for nineteen months. I’m not even sure if they were offering him a place, most likely they are just culling their waiting list in … Continue reading

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