With the temperature in Melbourne in free fall and the rain following suit, it easy to feel the seasonal discontent Gloucester was on about. Instead, I’m consciously cultivating content. But how?!
It’s Cardigan Weather!
It’s finally Autumn. The time of year I evolve from a too-sweaty-to-function pile of goo on the floor and become a fully-formed almost-functional member of society and get to wear layers. It’s cardigan weather! Now we can pivot from making small talk about how hot it is to making small talk about how cold it… Continue reading It’s Cardigan Weather!
Is someone getting the best, the best, the best, the best of you? Foo Fighters, ‘Best Of You’. I’ve got another confession to make, I’m your fool (me to streaming services). Our homes had to pull triple duty for much of this year, being places to live, work and be entertained. Some even did quadruple… Continue reading Best Binging
Ladies and gentlemen, this is Lockdown Number 5!
Well here we are; the Melbourne weather doing its darnedest to keep us inside, the Premiers throwing shade in Pressers and a lot of extra time on our hands. I’m choosing to see it as an opportunity for a Hot Girl Winter Bootcamp. Can you use it for the greater good too? “From now on,… Continue reading Ladies and gentlemen, this is Lockdown Number 5!
“Joy is not a “done” to-do list; rather, it’s the ability to appreciate and savour the simplicity of each day’s routine. To not feel that you need a vacation from your life. To know that you’re living as close to your ideal as possible, every single day.”― Elizabeth Willard Thames: Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial… Continue reading Frugal Freedom
I’ve been absolutely blown away by the honest way three of my favourite singers have described their experiences with body dysmorphia and the way harsh way that the public and media have judged them on their appearances.
Words to live by
There is no shortage of inspirational quotes in our world; avalanches of them online, on fridge magnets and in books. Occasionally I stumble across one that gives me a moment of illumination, some comfort or a reframe of hope in this crazy old world in which we live… “Don’t focus on your competition, focus on… Continue reading Words to live by
Vetty’s Book Club-Money edition
I’ve been a bit of a bibliomaniac lately and have been sharing the books I’m enjoying on the socials with Vetty’s Book Club. Here are a few tomes on money I’ve enjoyed… Your Money or your life by Vicki Robins. Non-Fiction: Money. Library audiobook. Finished 12.11.19. Key Takeaway: “You want more money as an expression… Continue reading Vetty’s Book Club-Money edition
Be a Badass
I’m a total convert to Badassery after reading Jen Sincero’s excellent book, “You are a Badass at Making Money”. I love the sass, spirit and practicality as she debunks money blocks and calls us to action. See exert below about the way many of us think we can’t simultaneously be rich and enjoy life: If… Continue reading Be a Badass
Dear Diary, I saw Ryan today. He was standing near my locker. Jjsskkkcccc jskkcchhcccjjjjsss!!! I had just come back from PE so hope I didn’t look fug. If I did…FML! Also, am having mac and cheese for dinner (my 2nd fave after beef strog) and listening to Taylor on Spotify on repeat. So, I guess… Continue reading Dear Diary