Australia

Beaches and shakes

As I hinted at in the last post, I’ve been feeling totally stir crazy lately, and stuck in a routine, just going to the same...

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Night noodle markets, during the day

Last year, I went to the Enlighten Night Noodle Markets, and it was good, but the queues for the particularly ‘hot’ stalls were...

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A really wow week.

This week at work, we launched our new Australian Aid Tracker website. I was pretty nervous about it– I had built the site myself, it...

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Top tip

I just found out the other day that many people don’t know that you can just buy your toilet paper on the internet and have it...

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Trying a Marley Spoon recipe box in Canberra

I’ve been pretty boring with my cooking choices lately. Making one big dish on a weekend to take to work for lunch and then eating it...

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Things I ate in Canberra and didn’t tell you about.

I had a bit of stint of taking myself out to breakfast towards the end of last year, simply because I was trying to make myself feel less...

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Furry friends

One of the nicest things about being home, besides seeing my human family, is seeing the furry members of our family–Winston and...

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A hipster’s guide to Albury (and a smidge of Wodonga)

Last summer, when I came home, I was thrilled and surprised to discover The Proprietor. This summer, after a year away, I am thrilled and...

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Mini Melbourne trip

I went on a mini Melbourne trip this week–less than 24 hours. The big reason was to appear on a panel on international volunteering,...

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Chronically fatigued guide to easy food

One of the many many crappy things about being sick a lot is that sometimes I just don’t have the energy to cook. It’s...

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Nearby wanders

I do try and go for a dedicated walk at least once a week, even though I can’t go very far. Fortunately, there are pretty spots and...

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Melbourne weekend

I went to Melbourne for the long weekend, for a friend’s birthday and to catch up with people. And just to get out of town. In...

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