march

march rushed by me like a high-speed train. and i’m like “whaaaat? again? another cray-zee month?” yep. we both added PT sessions into our gym mix. nic went out looking for a new job (and got pretty much the perfect one*). we ate apple crumble… made because i accidentally bought vanilla custard instead of vanilla […]

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flowering bush on the fence. mullumbimby, australia

february

you will be the month that is recorded in history as the one where a couple of small(ish) changes makes it feel like we have a whole new laundry cupboard. the month that we finally got rid of the hot water cylinder and laundry tub, cleaned, painted and re-arranged to make a space i actually […]

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january

Do you ever do that thing where you’re like “whoa January! you’ve taken off ahead of me like an olympic runner“, and the christmas holidays feel like lifetimes – rather than just one month – ago? January has been filled with corn on the cob, watermelon + feta + mint + chilli salad, bbq’s and […]

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december

+++ the closest thing we have to a family ritual at christmas time, is staying away from the hype. we don’t buy each other (or anyone else) gifts. not because we don’t love and appreciate our friends, we simply find other ways – at other times of the year – to show them. instead, following […]

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monk with an ipad on castle hill. copyright leonie wise

november

we gave up watching ‘regular’ television years ago and now just buy all our tv series using the itunes store or watch on netflix. my current favourite – suits. another surprising month for me. i haven’t embarked on any ‘new’ exercise regimes recently, and i don’t ‘diet’ but the constant commitment i have to exercise […]

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october

i used to think that if i had all the right gear – enamelware, hunter wellies (well, i never actually had those), the right brand of handbag and overcoat, shelves overflowing with all the right kids of books, fantastic travel stories (ok, i do have a few of those), an instagram account that everyone wanted […]

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september

For the past 12 months, Monday evenings have always started around 4pm. That’s when I’m thinking about winding up whatever I’ve been doing so I can round up all our gym gear, make myself a protein shake, get changed and ready so I can head to the gym just after 5pm. Monday evenings are a […]

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