Get it together: Day One

Jun 25

Get it together: Day One

So, I’ve decided to embark on a little experiment, that for a wide variety of reasons I am going to conduct in a very public (and no doubt embarrassing – but hell what else is new?) way.  There will be some among you who will roll your eyes and mutter things about my lack of depth, my questionable taste, and probably my sanity. I am quite sure each and...

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My two cents: popular literature

Jun 10

My two cents: popular literature

m4s0n501 There appears to be a lot of conversation (I’m trying to be polite today)at the moment around YA books, how good they may or may not be, and whether anybody over the age of 17 should read them. It’s an interesting subject considering the rising popularity over the past five years in the genre. From Twilight to The Fault in Our Stars, passing by...

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A Moment of Forever

May 01

A Moment of Forever

On the rare occasions The Man of The House (TMoTH) and I have friends around, dinner conversation invariably turns to music. Kind of hard not to with the amount of Springsteen memorabilia around the place, but that’s by the by. Inevitably someone will say, as they’re reaching for their wine glass, “so, Angel, do you listen to anyone other than The...

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Guest Post: Western Front ANZAC 2013

Apr 23

Guest Post: Western Front ANZAC 2013

by Charlotte Everett ANZAC Day often takes on a new significance for Aussies and Kiwis living in Europe, and for many, the time will arrive when the decision is made make a pilgrimage to Gallipoli. Last year, I decided that for me, this would be the year. An unexpected turn of events came about, when – before I’d even had a chance to look at Gallipoli tour options –...

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Lord won’t you buy me a M…acBook Pro

Apr 22

Lord won’t you buy me a M…acBook Pro

Apologies to Janis Joplin but I don’t need a Mercedes Benz. Not unless it comes with a MacBook Pro on the front seat.  It’s no secret that I’m a Girl Geek and proud of it. I love technology. Even when it pisses me off – which is pretty much on a daily basis – I love technology. Phone, iPad, iPod, Kindle, laptop, wireless, USB, touch...

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Who’s your contractor?

Apr 22

Who’s your contractor?

by Ashley Wong, Wall Treats Who is actually carrying out the work when you engage a painting contractor? … the painting contractor you met, liked and engaged, of course. Who else could it be?  Right?  Yes in some instances but unfortunately, no. in many instances. How subcontracting works In Auckland, New Zealand, sub-contracting has become prolific.  What is...

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Where’s my money?

Apr 22

Where’s my money?

By Sarah Lochead-MacMillan – Networker, Connector, Director of SLM Group Ltd. Many clients tell me they have a profitable business yet still they find themselves struggling to find the cash they need to grow. Sometimes they find it difficult to even pay their bills. There are several things affecting your availability of cash: Spending cash you don’t have...

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