Monthly Archives: December 2011

Fa la la la laaa, la laa la la.

On Christmas Eve eve, it has become a tradition to go to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl for some ye olde caroling. Back in the day, you could partake in the Eve eve practice for nada. Now it costs $7.50 with … Continue reading

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Al fresco anything

Al fresco. Foreign words that have been incorporated into the English language always seem a little fancy to me. A little too in vogue, even, for this country bumpkin. In this case though, I like that incorporating some French gives … Continue reading

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Strawberry fields forever

For the title of this post I had a choice of songs to plagiarise. Who could forget this number? (Truly, it’s hard to get it out of your head). Or this Australian export, that we’re all so proud of… In … Continue reading

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Advent-ure Calendar

So far this festive session I have had one saying-bad-words-while-trying-to-buy-presents experience. This is not in line with the true spirit of Christmas. To get in line with the true spirit of Christmas i.e. celebrating Christ, I concocted an advent calendar.  … Continue reading

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Everybody, rock your body.

I heard the Backstreet Boys on the radio today and Brian Littrell’s being interviewed the day before. Could it be that Backstreet’s back, orright?! Or could it be that I’m just noticing 90s-ness after doing dismally at a 90s trivia … Continue reading

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Cat Woman

I don’t like cats as much as this woman. I certainly don’t like cats as much as the lady in the cape.This woman loves cats and the lady in the cape! A lot of cool women like cats. The truth … Continue reading

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