2016’s greatest hits


It is nearly the end of December. It is nearly the end of December. One more time for the people up the back: IT IS NEARLY THE END OF DECEMBER. Holy cow. What a year, huh? The world went nuts. NUTS. Satirists and comedians had a great ...

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Top web reads of November


You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a quiet November around here. It certainly was on the blog. But it was the opposite in my real-life actual real life. It's been a month full of writing, invoicing, finalising clients, Christmas shopping, ...

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Top web reads of October


October has been a rollercoaster. The biggest news to come out of it for me? I have a new job! I'm due to start in December, and so will spend November winding up my clients, hitting the last of the deadlines to which I've committed and preparing ...

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Top web reads of September


September was huge in the Hawker household. HUGE! The Bupa Blog Awards. The ProBlogger conference. A skiing trip. School holidays. My six-year-old's third foray into styling. Movie trips. Days at the park. Job interviews. Lots of stuff. Lots of ...

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Top web reads of August


August. Bendigo Writers Festival. Birthday parties. 100 days of prep celebration. School fundraising event. Writing course. Writing competitions. Writing opportunities. And even a job opportunity. Decisions, decisions. What else? Reading, of ...

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Top web reads of July


Bye July! I won't miss you. Don't get me wrong. We've had some fun this month. But I've been fighting this chest infection since June. I've had antibiotics. More than once. I've had bedrest. As much as I can. I've tried to take care of myself. ...

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When internet woes become internet woohoos


This post is sponsored by Vividwireless. Unfortunately, I’m no stranger to internet connection issues. Long-term readers may remember I had a patchy connection for more than a month last year. I mentioned it here. And on Facebook. More than once. ...

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Work/life balance/juggle/ebb-and-flow

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Image source I'm living a bit of a conundrum at the moment. I recently(ish) decided I was sick of working from home. I was sick of feeling like I should be with the kids when I'm working, and I was just as sick of feeling like I should be ...

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Top web reads of June


June 2016. Highs and lows. More highs than lows, and I'd list them all here, but I'm flat. Two of the biggest energy-sapping, mood-destroying lows have happened since Monday, and I. Just. Can't. Be. Up. Right. Now. On that cheery note, let's jump ...

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