Fun with the Fillies

Last week I attended two days of the Spring Racing carnival in Melbourne – Crown Oaks Day and Emirates Stakes Day. Here’s my wrap up for your entertainment. Crown Oaks Day – Thursday 5th November Oaks Day is the Ladies day,…
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Dating in Melbourne 2: How old is too old?

When I was younger my parents (and I)  had a rule that I couldn’t date anyone older than my youngest older brother. He’s a month shy of 6 years older than me so I figured that would be safe. And then…
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HPG BBC – Off the wagon

Yeah so this week’s challenge didn’t go so well. I was too busy to make it to the gym for the Group Class challenge and whilst I tried to make the best choices possible during the week, it’s hard to stick…
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Friday night drinks – edition 1

La Vita Buona – cellar, bar, delicatessen. I discovered this gorgeous little wine bar on one of my visits to Starbucks next door (don’t judge me) and always wanted to go and have a nosey parker. So one Monday night…
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What goes up must come down

Most people I know would understand what I meant if I said “comedown is a bitch”. Of course, I’d be referring to the after-effects of a chemical induced high. It’s long been known that ecstasy use causes Serotonin and dopamine…
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Not everything is as it seems

So you might be aware if you know me that I used to be a barista. Not one of those cafe baristas who do the amazing latte art and work wonders on an old machine, but a commercial coffee barista.…
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BBC first week update – food diary

Okay, I am serious, I am going to be honest with you and this is not pretty… and this is pretty much why I need to knuckle down and start being better about my eating. I didn’t even make it…
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Dating in Melbourne 1: Best dates

Whilst I’m only fairly recently back on the dating scene, I was thinking about the ones that I’ve been on that I’ve really enjoyed and what sorts of dates I’ve never been on that I would like to go on.…
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Diet Pick 'n' Mix

One of the most annoying things to me is people crapping on about their amazing new diet which is guaranteed to shed the kilos. Crash diets are a farce, no one wants to hear about your new diet now or…
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Diet Pick ‘n’ Mix

One of the most annoying things to me is people crapping on about their amazing new diet which is guaranteed to shed the kilos. Crash diets are a farce, no one wants to hear about your new diet now or…
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