Roundabouts, Please?

At long last, they’re fixing the road system near where I live. Got a survey in the post this morning that asked me how I feel about installing more roundabouts in the nearest town centre, and maybe some zebra crossings at certain points. Of course, I am ALL for this, all the way, no questions …

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The Tinting Enemy

Honey Tiger: my arch-nemesis. He probably doesn’t know who I am, but as a proud member of the Neighbourhood Augmentation Group (NAG), I was the one who started a petition demanding that next time he performs live in concert, the decibels needs to be restricted to the level of ambient restaurant music. If everyone is …

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Doesn’t Time Fly?

Tempus irreparabile fugit. I came to work today to find a small note on my desk – on everyone’s desk, actually – and that was what was written on it. I like the mystery, until I googled the translation and was able to put two and two together. It was also made pretty obvious when …

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Incredible Ink Politics

Mostly I like to keep out of office politics, except when it’s super juicy. Then I am ALL about the office politics. Like how Regina just borrowed a few thousand off her former best friend Quinn, and then Quinn saw her yesterday with new shoes and she was all like “I lent you money to …

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Steeling Myself

Jerry really needs to stop calling me at 2am to talk about his building projects. It’s great that my brother is so enthused about things, and I’m probably going to want to take advantage of this building lark at some point in the not too distant future, but honestly… there’s a line. I mean, he’s …

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Dream Vibe

There’s lots of talk going around lately about kitchen design, at least in my circles. It started with Rodney and Hector getting their splashback redone, which was swiftly followed by Jenny having her cupboards refaced. Now Marianne, Camilla and Jacques are all talking about layout changes, benchtop finishes and the latest scoop in kitchen colour …

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My Tree Fortress

Well, there’s the rain. Time like this, I wish I could retreat to my tree house and think about life while being close to nature and stuff. The only problem with that is that tree houses are usually terrible. Wooden structures might seem charming and rustic, but I assure you, they are not, because they …

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Life Encapsulated

When I’m in my 70s, if I make that far, I’d like to be as fit, active and seemingly delighted by life as the couple at number 33. They’re forever flitting around in their abundant garden, looking for all the world like a pair of pixies, leaving trails of magic dust (not to mention stray …

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No More Tarts

I’m SO done with Bling Dem Tarts. I’m not even at the final level, only the final set of levels, and I can’t get past that one where you have to create a delicate water crust tart filled with blueberries and vanilla custard. Those things do not go together! Every time I fail at this …

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Unite!

Well. Well. This does seem like something that is a thing, most definitely. I told the council when they had the underground car park built: this will be nothing but trouble! It’ll weaken the foundations of the building, but also, people’s minds will become different down there in the dim light. They’ll be tempted to …

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