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 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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Why I blog


Why do I blog? Why do I type my thoughts on a screen, then press publish and send them out into the wide, wide world of the world wide web? That's a big question. It's too hard to answer that question in that form. So I'm going to simplify ...

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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 May


What a month! Mother's Day. My birthday. Preparation for the birthday shenanigans of a certain little Miss. Budget night. Ongoing budget comms. End of financial year prep. Eurovision. Musicals. MADNESS. But madness of the ...

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Neologism. I love that word. What does it mean? I'll let the Macquarie Dictionary take it from here: neologism noun 1. a new word or phrase. 2. the introduction or use of new words, or new senses of words. 3. a new doctrine. So why am I talking ...

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Blogging for blogging’s sake


It's weird, that post title. Blogging for blogging's sake. It's completely open to interpretation. You can read it negatively: it could mean that you're just showing up because that's what's expected. Punching in, publishing a new post, punching ...

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Top web reads of March


March. Finally, things slowed down a little. But mostly because we were sick. The kids got sick. My husband got sick. I had a migraine knock me out of contention for an entire weekend. Basically, we were forced to slow down. Things picked ...

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