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June 2017

Blogging

My blogging process #FridayReflections

June 30, 2017

This is my tenth year of blogging. When I look back to some of my older posts, I can see a massive change in the way I write and also, changes in my personality and of course, the growth that comes in life. But surprisingly, not much has changed in my blogging process. Ideas My head is constantly swimming with thoughts. Most are not relevant to blogging but when they are, I usually jot them down in a notebook or…

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A Day in the life

When things happen in threes

June 29, 2017

You know how there is a belief that bad luck runs in threes. Just in the past month, I’ve had my share of bad things happen. Honestly, if the catastrophe fairy could leave me, now would be a good time! A month ago, my relationship ended. That sucked big time. It still does but I am taking it one day at a time. Some days are better than others. The nights though, are the hardest. And the weekends {except for…

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Introspection

Lost along the way #FridayReflections

June 23, 2017

Life doesn’t go to plan. I know that and I accept that. To be honest, I don’t think I’ve had big plans. As organised as I am, I’ve never been the type of person who has thought I need to achieve x when I am twenty or y when I am twenty-five or z when I’m thirty. I had goals, of course. When I was a teenager, I knew one of my goals was to move to Australia. Fortunately, that…

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Aussie Author Challenge Books

Book Review: Seven Types of Ambiguity by Eliot Perlman #AusReads17

June 20, 2017

Simon is an unemployed teacher in the throes of depression since a primary school student in his care went missing. While Simon was never charged of any wrong-doing, the child has never been found. His parents employ a psychiatrist, Dr Alex Kilma, to help Simon. However, Simon mainly seems fixated on his ex-girlfriend from ten years ago, Anna. Anna is now married to a wealthy stockbroker Joe but Simon knows it is a loveless marriage. Because Joe sees a prostitute,…

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Books

3 most overrated books #FridayReflections

June 16, 2017

As an avid reader, I have several books I love. It’s usually hard to choose. But I’ve also come across books that I’ve felt were totally overrated. You know, those bestsellers, award-winners and ones everyone raves on about? Yeah, some of those, I just don’t get. But if I had to pick, there are some clear ones that come to mind. 3 most overrated books: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt The Goldfinch¬†won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2014. But…

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