I felt something shift in me last month. After six months in this place, I am falling in love with it. It all started when I left my old kill-me-now data entry job in the concrete jungle that is Melbourne’s Docklands, and started my new job with Bupa, just off of a cool, bar-packed side-street known … More Melbourne, My Love
So I moved in with a child. Why?! You might ask. Because location was class, rent was a steal and it’s only for two months. Why?! I am asking. Repeatedly. I am terrible with children. I totally underestimated how hard it would be and how I would have to compromise my personal and social life … More Home-sweet-Home?
It’s often the case that when you establish yourself in one place, you are overtaken by a lethargic reluctance to discover its surroundings. As if just because you live there, the seduction of nearby places gets lost and we look instead at faraway destinations for excitement. I am fortunate enough to be a long-standing resident … More Keep the Discovery-Fire Alive