Safe home

We brunched with my folks at Sydney air­port and swapped presents. We were met at the air­port in Mel­bourne by crys­tal­storm and the Hamish part of kir­mish , which was awe­some. Then we dropped by Fruit Ped­dlers in West­garth to pick up fresh fruit...

Protected: Little boxes, full of ticky tacky…

Boxes to go: 14 wine-dozen-sized. Empty boxes in the cor­ridor: 41 wine-box sized, 12 large carton-sized. Total boxes: NFI. I think I recycled about 15 before I decided it was more effi­cient to break them down and store them inside a bigger box in...

Protected: My insanely long day by mordwen, aged 35

I woke up early, for me (didn’t hit the snooze button, in other words) and put the fridge seals back on their doors (I’d dis­mantled the fridge com­pletely the night before to treat the inside with borax to ensure I didn’t take any Ross St ants with me to the new...

Protected: Continuing insanity

I am now the proud owner of a small unit in Clifton Hill with blue walls and a big bath. Yay! Of course, the minor cracks in the walls that showed up since I first saw the place annoy me and little irreg­u­lar­ities with how set­tle­ment pro­ceeded mean...

Protected: House cooling…

I think most of you know by now that I’m moving – to a lovely flat in Clifton Hill that I’ve mort­gaged myself to the hilt for (ouch). Set­tle­ment is tomorrow after­noon after minor hic­coughs1. Anyway, it’s a tumult of emo­tion, excite­ment and fear and...