Category Archives: Quality of life

Skinflint Sunday: revisit old passions.

“Gidday babe. Come here often?” Well, these couches are now GONE! My new leather lounge suites have arrived. I’ve got a cream coloured one for the lounge room, because I love to live dangerously, and a dark grey one for … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Stay in for fun fun fun!

This greeted me when I left work on Wednesday. Surprisingly, no note had been left. It’s going to cost me 1K to get it fixed, so suddenly getting to work by public transport has become the cheapest option. The car’s … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me!

Another year has passed at the Frogdancer house and I’m having a really lovely day. Well, considering I have to come into work and all. I woke up to these in the kitchen from Evan20: He stayed up really late … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: The plan comes to fruition.

So what does one do when everything finally comes together and a plan is executed? One celebrates! My boss was singularly unimpressed, but everyone else loves it. Yes, the house sale limped its way over the line and the money … Continue reading

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I’m so EXCITED!!!

A little while ago a blogger named Urspo did a post on podcasts. One of the ones he rated most highly was ‘Welcome to Nightvale’. I was looking for some more things to listen to and so I looked it … Continue reading

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Coming up for air.

I’ve had a few queries from people asking why I haven’t been posting as regularly as I usually have over the last 10 years. (Yes, this blog is nearly at its 10th anniversary!) The short answer is that I’ve been … Continue reading

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And now, an old Youtube clip.

  Financial post: Well worth watching. Grab a coffee and settle in! I started the morning in such a productive way, getting so many things done before work, so I thought I’d┬ákeep the ball rolling and actually write a blog … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: is it time for another nanna nap?

Well, Christmas has come and gone, and it was as wonderful as always. In the week between it and new year’s I’ve read 9 novels, slept many nanna naps and seen quite a few Dr Phil shows. I also discovered … Continue reading

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So this happened…

Read this post to see where it all started. Milly has a lot to answer for, though anyone who ever thinks I won’t attain a goal once I set it… is an idiot. Once I met Milly I asked her … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Long-term goals keep you going.

Look at Jeffrey in the corner. He’s airborne! He loves his David22. We’re now in our fifth month at the new place and I’m loving it. I used to say nothing short of dynamite would get me from my old … Continue reading

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