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My top 10 addictions

I was tagged a while ago and it’s not that I didn’t know what to write, I’m just plain lazy. 
Anyway, addictions for me come and go, it’s not permanent so actually doesn’t fit the definition as such. The top ten right now are:
1.) Sleep: Now unlike the others, this is permanent…has been with me since [...]

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5 jobs I’m glad I’m not in

I remember my mum had a coffee mug on her office desk which read something like - take a complaint and turn it into an opportunity. I don’t remember whether the cartoon drawn on the mug was of a rodeo cowboy with a bull or a staff with her boss, but it drove the message [...]

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Wanna give your two cents?

(Having trouble reading the dialogue in the image? Click for a larger view)
Right now, my sister’s wedding is tentatively fixed for June and she’s all pins and needles about what to do. More than anything, it’s the dresses and décor that she’s hyper about. What’s the bridal trousseau gonna wear? How to arrange them? Do [...]

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Escalophobia among other things

Well, I know I’ve been lazy not writing a post for a long time. Reason? Forget it, too dumb to mention, but the bottomline is that I was lazy. My birthday (17th) was a great day with my hubby pampering me more than ever and I had my aunt and uncle come down too for [...]

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The pleasures of idleness

Came across the Idler website [link] while I was searching for a chapter in a mystery book I had read years ago on the Pleasures of Idleness. It was explained with a beautiful painting which I can’t seem to find now.
As copied and pasted from the site’s About page:
The Idler is a bi-annual, book-shaped magazine [...]

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My First Blog Post

Finally after being bitten by the blog bug and a few days of checking out Wordpress themes, decided to go ahead with this scruffy look for my blog (or should I take that orange theme? or gasper one? urrrgh, forget them!). Must say that looking at my hubby’s blog did inspire me…he really is a [...]

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