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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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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The World of David Walliams Novel 1 – ‘The Boy in the Dress’

The World of David Walliams Novel 1 – ‘The Boy in the Dress’

Throughout most of my childhood, I had been told I had an ‘old soul’. I grew up around a lot of adults, had a lot of personal responsibility as a teenager, and (so my mother tells me) took on the challenges of burgeoning adulthood with a maturity far beyond my years. So it’s a little bit ironic, really, that I now quite enjoy partaking in a few more ‘childish’ activities.

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A Local Spring Surprise – Bedouin Brew Coffee, Rocklea

A Local Spring Surprise – Bedouin Brew Coffee, Rocklea

It seems as if, almost over night, Spring has sprung. The air is full of the buzzing of bees and the calls of birds, the trees and flowers are looking spectacular, and most importantly – it’s a breezy and balmy 25 degrees! This is honestly my favourite weather.

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What a wedding – Jenny and Bryn Get Hitched!

What a wedding – Jenny and Bryn Get Hitched!

What an amazing weekend. I have just returned from the wedding of a gorgeous girl to the love of her life. Ahhh, romance!

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