Circles and hometowns
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It’s a bluebird day as I sit on a bench in front of the beach with my friend Janine. She has her sunglasses on and a thin cardigan strewn across her 2nd trimester baby bump. She takes a breather on the bench after our short walk from her apartment in the vegan-friendly, yoga-practicing, juice-drinking neighbourhood…

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Eat sleep repeat
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It has been a rocky week back to Sydney. In my head I thought I would be really good getting back into my routine but there just aren’t enough hours in the day. I left grocery shopping until Monday – and didn’t have time so I missed packing lunch for two days. Then I tried…

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Weddings in Vancouver
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I went back to Vancouver to attend a couple of weddings of my close friends. Going back to Vancouver has been a challenge, but a good one. Being back in Vancouver brought back memories, but you only have to deal with the painful ones a few times then doesn’t hurt so much any more. You…

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Weekend in the city
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Blew off a bit of steam this weekend after we launched a website for work – Started off at the bar at the client’s offices, then off we went to the Lord Raglan in Alexandria. Had some burgers, which were decent but not as good as the ones we had last week at the Kingston…

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Vivid Sydney
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I didn’t plan anything for the long weekend because I wanted to reset a little after the last couple of weeks. After 2 days of downtime at home I was getting cabin fever and really bad FOMO. A desperate need to be out with other humans brought me to a daytime karaoke event on Meetup.…

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Running with the wolves
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The past month as been about… getting back into feeling human again. What makes me feel good (yoga, keeping busy, making plans with new friends) and knowing what to avoid (not sleeping enough, not eating right, too much caffeine or alcohol). I ran for the first time in a while today, and it’s no surprise,…

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Broken connectedness
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I went on a walk this Anzac day with a friend and quite a random group of humans. In that group I had a good chat with one of the guys who organised the walk. After some stimulating conversation about technology, what I do for work, what he does for work, we eventually got to…

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Brisbane for Christmas
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Flew to Brisbane for the holidays to spend time with the boyfriend’s family, managed to see a good amount of wildlife considering I was only mobile within a 10km radius the whole time I was there. Checked off from my Aussie wildlife list are as follows: An Australian bushturkey (as pictured above) A kangaroo (it…

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I moved to Australia
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The last couple of months have been a whirlwind, and now I find myself living and working in Australia. I haven’t quite formed an opinion of how I feel about this, as my headspace just doesn’t have the capacity to do so. A lot of my time is spent checking off to do lists to…

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The psoriasis journey
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I’ve been dealing with psoriasis for over 4 years now… I just wanted to report a good day just so I can remember the hopeful feeling that my itchy and red patches of skin may return to normal one day. My first patch appeared on my scalp near my forehead, and when I went to…

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