Category Archives: Skinflint

Skinflint Sunday: The bachelor pad.

I thought I’d start off with this shot today. Seems appropriate. Deana gave me this wall hanging (for want of a better word) when I stayed at her place last year when I was in England. I went to visit … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Poached eggs will never be the same again.

Life is pretty good at the moment. Only one week to go till the September holidays, when we can do this all the time if we want to. I had a birthday last week. Yes, 25 (again). Tom24 turned up … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Poppy’s puppies.

A couple of weeks ago I went down to Mooroopna to pick up Mrs Popplesfield. Jenny said that she was getting a bit sick of her puppies and that they were now old enough to not need their mother. Whoopee! … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Pets Edition

This is the photos of Poppy’s daughter that I took last weekend. Meet Dottie and Debbie. I took Jeff down to the beach a couple of days ago. This is him realising that I wasn’t going to hang around waiting … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Days filled with little achievements.

It’s been over a month since I last posted and a lot has gone on. I’m about to have lunch and then whip down to the beach with Jeffrey before I insult him with with a bath, but I thought … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday (on Tuesday): Entertain yourself in the great outdoors for free!

I had a whole weekend to myself last weekend. Except for a sliver of time on Sunday, when an ex-student from last year’s crop of year 12s wanted Poppy and I to act in his short film. He found a … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Look, but don’t buy.

Last week my friend Megan collected me and we went to an antiques barn in Glen Waverley. It was HUGE. We didn’t end up buying anything but we had an entertaining hour or two wandering around looking at all the … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Another project finished.

On Friday the painter came back and finished the fence. I’m absolutely loving the look. The next step is to get the front garden landscaped. In December I had Karen from Edible Eden¬†¬†come and design a suburban food forest for … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: Befriend a makeup artist. Comes in handy.

David21 went to a party as a zombie. His girlfriend looked stunning dressed as a phoenix, but true to his upbringing by my good self, David21 went the zombie route. One of his friends from high school is doing a … Continue reading

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Skinflint Sunday: See a garden for entertainment and Inspiration.

(I have an iphone3, so the photos may be slightly fuzzy.) When Karen came around with the garden design for my front yard, she mentioned that she was having an Open Garden weekend in Feb. Blogless Sandy and I popped … Continue reading

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