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Power. Poetry.

When life clouds my mind, and thoughts are not words but a blur of feelings and senses, I find it really difficult to write. For most of this year, I’ve had this cotton wool clogging up my brain. Every now and then, something eloquent will emerge, but inevitably (and soon) expression will be lost again to the haze.

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On and Off Again – regression and picking yourself up

Why is it that the drive to write comes most when I feel at my least?

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Resurgence of a Splendid Life

Resurgence of a Splendid Life

Months had passed that felt like years.
Through that time she felt the fears,
(and many tears) but the mere idea
of change brought tiny cracks.

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A Day at the Museum

A Day at the Museum

You know those holidays where it feels like you have an endless expanse of time spread in front of you, and you have no idea how you’ll ever find enough activities to fill it? And then the next thing you know, poof! They’re gone. And you’ve found yourself the night before work returns, panicking because ‘Surely, it’s not been enough time!’, ‘Surely, there are things I still have to do before I’m ready!’. But there has been enough time. Five whole weeks of it.

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Post #100

Post #100

You would think that this post, being #100, is quite special. I hate to break it to you – but it isn’t. Not really.

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Predictability Plus…

Sometimes I feel like I need a ‘writing in progress’ sign, or a button, to put up on my Splendid Life Facebook wall.

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Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers! A Morning at the Markets Where Everyone’s a Winner

Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers! A Morning at the Markets Where Everyone’s a Winner

I am currently sitting on my couch drinking a beer at 1.55 in the afternoon. I’m sitting on a couch, drinking a beer, and wearing only my underwear because it is So. Fucking. Hot. Can someone tell the weather man it’s still Spring?

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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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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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Emma Stuart

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

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Recent Posts

Power. Poetry.

November 18, 2017

On and Off Again – regression and picking yourself up

September 1, 2017

Resurgence of a Splendid Life

July 25, 2017

Adrift on a Row Boat

February 16, 2017

A Day at the Museum

January 16, 2017
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