October 2016 - The Splendid Life

Zankiki Wood Fire Pizza – Grand Opening Night

Zankiki Wood Fire Pizza – Grand Opening Night

Tonight, I am not coming to you as Emma Stuart, author of The Splendid Life and teacher extraordinaire. Tonight, I am coming to you as a piece of pizza. Personified.

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Rocklea Collectorville Retro Fair

Rocklea Collectorville Retro Fair

I have just remembered that this morning I promised to tell you all about my visit to the Retro Fair in Rocklea. How remiss of me. I can’t let my thousands of fans down now, can I?

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Last night I turned the final pages of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. It was a really profound read. And the strangest thing kept happening to me…every time I picked it up, and began to read, I had the sudden yearning to write. So much so, that for the first time, I started to write a book review long before I’d finished it.

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The Black Dog 2.0

The Black Dog 2.0

The 9th to the 15th of October is Mental Health week in Australia. It’s the perfect time to take a break from The Splendid Life’s usual frivolous fair for some more serious stuff.

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Melanie and Michael Tie the Knot

Melanie and Michael Tie the Knot

Today I am really wishing to go back to the weekend. Back to the sun, the surf, and the beautifully sweet marriage of my family friend Melanie, and her beau Michael.

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Life’s Simple Pleasures – Picnic in Esplanade Park

Life’s Simple Pleasures – Picnic in Esplanade Park

The urge to write has been building for a few days now. Really, I shouldn’t have ignored it for as long as I did – but life got in the way, as it always does. I’m terribly sorry.

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Emma Stuart

A teacher, writer, daughter, sister, and wife with a love for life and a penchant for blogging all about it.

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