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  • Things to worry about

    Okay. I admit it. I am a worrier. I can’t help it. Worry me. I also battle with anxiety on an almost daily basis. It’s a whooshing, chemical thing. An unsettling…

  • The life-changing magic of cluttering up

    I was reading an article yesterday that suggested it’s great for kids to grow up surrounded by books for a few different reasons. Piles of books. Books ahoy. Books for all. Hooray! It…

  • Twelve ways to feel BRIGHT as a BUTTON

    I think that as the year settles in, in earnest, it’s easy to feel tired, lacklustre or even have an existential crisis. If that’s you, know that you’re in good company.…

  • The light in our eyes

    I was reading about something that makes a lot of sense to me. (You should read it too!) It’s a piece by a writer my friend Ella recommended to me –…

  • Cake Cheat AKA It’s Okay To Be Inconsistent

      It’s okay to change your mind. It’s okay to be inconsistent. Look. When you’re a human being, sometimes things can be a little bit complicated, wouldn’t you agree? You can,…

  • Reasons I Am Not Perfect : Episode 237

    I find many, many articles in my travels online. Sometimes they are interesting, long-form, essay-type articles, the kind with heavy content. Think grief, sadness, depression, dying. That kind of (serious but important)…

  • If Only We Were More Like Bananarama

    Sometimes I think the world is getting a bit too trend-driven, perfection-chasing and sort-of colourless? Sometimes I think we should live our lives in the spirit of Bananarama. MORE Overalls, headscarves,…

  • Plugged + Unplugged

      A little while ago I read this piece on Erin’s blog. When I am feeling a bit like there is WAY too much out there on the internet, I circle back…

  • In Praise Of The Quiet Life

    I was thinking over the weekend about how things are going for me and where I am up to in life. I was thinking about the things I say no to,…

  • Our Early Morning House

    Today I woke up at 4.40am. When I got up I found out that my friend Gemma had woken up at 3.30am, so I didn’t feel quite so weird about it.…

  • Watch Out For The Gems

    Birds Of Australia Print by Inaluxe – more details here   Have you ever noticed that the best stuff (online and off) is often tucked away, not easily noticed? Perhaps it’s…

  • In Praise Of Single Tasking

    A version of this post was first published here  (I’ve been thinking about this stuff a lot recently, and then my friend Defah got me thinking even more!)   I was listening…

  • Things That Change The World: Empathy

    Shannon sent this to me via Twitter. I love it so much. I think everyone needs to watch this video and learn a bit more about empathy and how important the…