Month: December 2014

Bikini Shopping i.e. Mission Impossible

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It’s summertime in Australia, which means one thing: bikini shopping. Just to clarify, bikini shopping is the worst kind of shopping, on par with buying skinny jeans. It is a truly dreadful task that involves hunting for two very small but very expensive pieces of material, which will cover only a very small portion of your body; a body that is by no means summer ready. (I really should have jumped on the Bikini Body Guide bandwagon 24 weeks […]

Curiosity Killed The Cat, Thank God!

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I’ve become quite used to treading a fine line between offending people and making people laugh. I hope to never offend in the way of racism, sexism or any other ‘-ism’, but I can’t help offending in the way of telling someone I hate the name Casper before discovering that the person’s newborn son happens to be called Casper. Oops. Therefore, in an effort to protect both myself and you, my reader, I urge anyone who loves cats […]

An Open Letter Of Apology

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Dear Everyone (except my friend Genevieve because she’s worse than I am and that’s saying something), I’ve never denied the fact that I’m quite bad with my phone. I’m the first to admit it. But you continue to tell me fifteen thousand times each day, so I suppose it’s time I said “sorry”. Actually, maybe “sorry” isn’t the right word. I said “sorry” once because I was late to work. And then I said “sorry” everyday after that because, […]

Facebook: Friend or Foe?

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Recently I heard of a guy called Matt Zulesza who started a project called 1000+ Coffees. Matt’s plan is to have a one-on-one coffee with each of his 1000+ Facebook ‘friends’ over the space of the next three years, or as long as the project takes to complete. His intention is to remind himself, and others, of the importance of ‘real life’ socialising, and to celebrate the individual humans he has had the pleasure of meeting throughout his life so […]