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All Roads Lead to Cake

The funniest thing happened today…

The funniest thing happened today…

Humour Class – What I did in class today Write about the funniest thing that has happened today Going to humour writing workshop and finding I had to write a piece and then read it aloud to the class is the funniest thing. I thought I was going to learn but I guess that’s the […]

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8 Men and a Little Lady – A true story of water phobia and insanity

8 Men and a Little Lady – A true story of water phobia and insanity

Certificate 15 with caution It was the sort of challenge that one agrees on after one too many beers to impress the peers, usually in the pub very late on a Friday evening. Sadly I wasn’t drunk and haven’t seen the inside of a pub for a record number of weeks. Therefore was obviously temporarily […]

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Washington – Christmas 2008 (pre Barack Obama)

Washington – Christmas 2008 (pre Barack Obama)

The bus to Washington was easy enough. I plugged into my mini radio to check out the radio stations throughout the drive and heard Madonna’s ‘Holiday’ three times and my main moving to US theme tune, Journey’s, ‘Don’t Stop Believing’! It was the danced up version but it made me smile anyway as I also […]

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Lost in Translation (Part 1)

Lost in Translation (Part 1)

As is often the case, I had to repeat myself three times. “Do you do a hot chai?” I asked again. This time I got a blank look from Dunkin Donut man but luckily for me his colleague understood my accent. “Vanilla Chai?” he asked helpfully. This time he was on the receiving end of […]

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Blue Treasure

Blue Treasure

From its shiny navy curves, its huge sparkly round lights to its elongated shape. It’s a vision. Once inside, it’s as comfortable as a treasured armchair  but remains as glamorous as the smartest of hotel lobbies, the kind that have the gigantic chandeliers with a 1000 tiny lights lighting up the faces of all those […]

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