Category Archives: Frugal Funtimes

Subtlety

Subtlety. It is like elocution and good posture; the makings of elegance. And something I’m yet to attain. A friend suggested we set ourselves the challenge of remaking some lamps, with the help of this blogger. My previous attempts at … Continue reading

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Dear Fatty

Do you remember the first time you got to the end of the Harry Potter series? Or that time you finished all 10 seasons of FRIENDS in only approximately 7 hours and 23 minutes? Do you remember that strange mix … Continue reading

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Thieving

Melbourne’s winter has been sunny and bitingly cold. The other day my husband and I went for a walk. When I was a kid and it was sunny, I went walking. Walking through paddocks, walking in bush, walking on the … Continue reading

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Julie and Julia

On the night that it was announced that Nora Ephron had passed away I finished listening to my first audio book. Nora Ephron was a writer and film maker. If you have ever sat at home on a Friday night … Continue reading

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Smashing

I’m sure you’ll have been in a café at some time and heard a glass smash. People reflexively crane over their shoulders, as if expecting a life-threatening situation. The more collected lean back and call something smug like “Taxi!” I … Continue reading

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Bagel

Lately I finished listening to the audio book of Julie & Julia. It is about a Texan living in New York learning to cook French Food from a book written by a Californian living in Paris. It has really confused … Continue reading

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Time

The first hour that I learned to read from an analog clock was six o’clock. It had a competitive edge over 12 o’clock for the following reason. My older sister had a pink woollen jumper with a smiling clock on … Continue reading

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