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Last month (yes, February was still last month. Just.), Billboard brought out their list of the top 50 sexiest songs.  Their all time number 1 was “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John.  That’s right. I took major offense to this list.  It seemed to imply that in order for something to be sexy, it actually needed to […]

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You know those days when something unexpected-but-awesome happens? Like when you get an unexpected letter from an old friend? Or when the shoes you’ve been eyeing for months are 75% off and they have them in one size only- yours? Or your favourite band @replies you on Twitter? Well, that gives me an excuse to […]

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There’s a lovely thread going about the blogosphere where people are talking about the books that most influenced them.  I started writing this when it first began, got embarrassed because there was so much fiction, but decided at last to post it. So here’s mine: Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha Roddy Doyle This was the […]

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Somehow, and I don’t know how entirely, it’s been two and a half weeks since I arrived in the US.  In a bizarre turn of events, I’ve rarely been at my computer, except when at the office, and thus have been entirely woeful about sharing news of our adventures. And adventurous they are.  Today, I […]

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Dear World, I’m very cross tonight. Most of the time, I quite like being Australian.  I love my socialized medicine and my affordable education and my superannuation. Not tonight, though. Tonight I am ashamed. And tonight I want to tell you about it. Oh, what a delightful thing, that this still goes to the world. […]

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The mos of Movember have been shaved away, and the clarity of mind that followed Ocsober has been long lost in the Christmas Party season.  Not to worry, though, because Veganuary is just around the corner! Veganuary is the invention of my friend Mal and I.  We were talking about the benefits of eating vegan, […]

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I live in an apartment, with a flatmate.  About ten or so months ago now, she converted to a particular fringe religion. Which fringe religion is really irrelevant (plus, I’m a tiny bit scared of them), so I’m not going to mention it. Anyway, over the six months she told me she’d started to follow […]

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