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The End

On Friday, something very special happened. Something I have been working towards for what seems like an eternity. Something that I knew was near but came upon me quite unexpectedly. What am I talking about?

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Too many words

I haven’t been blogging much lately and that seems to be the opening line of my last few blog posts. Recurring theme perhaps? It’s not that I haven’t had anything to blog about, no quite the opposite. My brain is full of blog fodder, but getting it in order is the difficult part. When I…

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If…

Tuesday has rolled around again. It seems the weeks just melt into each other at this time of year. I was going to share yesterday’s post for IBOT, until my friend asked me the question… ‘If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, would you be able to say you have lived a full…

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Envy or Admiration?

It’s something that all writers experience more often than not. Writer Envy. No matter what your passion and talent; non-fiction, feature article, blogger, fiction, chances are not a day goes by when you don’t read something and think ‘Wow!’ followed by a ‘I wish could write like that‘. But it’s not always an emotion coloured…

life | Personal Musings

The end of an era

As I opened up the local paper last night I was greeted with some sad news . Our local iconic record shop was closing down. Once a thriving, pumping business, the digital age of downloading music has taken it’s toll. Although this may not seem a big deal to city folk, where shops come and…

Personal Musings

Time for change

On the calendar, summer in Australia has officially ended. However, it appears someone neglected to inform the weather Gods. Here in Victoria we are heading for the hottest March for over sixty years, with yet another 30+ degree day expected today. Not that I am complaining. I love the hot weather. Being outdoors, swimming with…