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December Creative Challenge | Day 13 | Euphoria

Some things will always surprise you about running. Like the fact that I've already had a pep talk from someone I've only met once and it's only 6am. Firsts are exciting. Tomorrow is my first 50km. I've run two marathons this year but I've had company for both so this will be the first time I'll … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 12 | Pleasure…

My favourite thing? Finding transcendent pieces of beauty in things you walk past every day and don't even notice. You can read all about the December Creative Challenge here. … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 11 | Fear…

Today I stumbled across this piece by the hilarious Julieanne Smolinski, which then led me to twitter and this tweet. It's a rabbit hole. It happens. Preferred Forms of Contact (In Order): 1) Email … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 10 | Uncertainty…

There are so many varied reasons why I run. Far too many to go into. But if someone asked me to give them just one and only one, I would pick this. The human body is an amazing, resilient and … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 9 | Mischievous…

Are youngest children just born with the most mischievous faces imaginable? Yes. I know. It makes no logical sense. Genetics. Science. Blah, blah, blah. And yet there it is. Most mischievous little … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 8 | Confusion…

In times of confusion, I am eternally grateful for children and their endless supply of hugs and giggles and kittens. Because kittens. Combined I'm pretty sure they have a superpower of some … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 7 | Horror…

This happens every now and then. That's a lie. It happens all day, every day. Most days I can work hard enough to pass. To pass for what a normal person would do or would look like. Sometimes it fails … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 6 | Elation…

I like to celebrate most things with chocolate and deep fried carbs. I'm only human. When that is churros and chocolate with coffee, even better! It really doesn't take much encouragement to get me up … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 5 | Melancholy…

  A friend of mine calls this Everyday Siblings. Small child was devastated that she wasn't in the photo. Large child was less than enthusiastic about her being included in said … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 4 | Ecstasy…

The only thing I miss about Sydney other than the people. Heaven in a bowl. I've spent a good amount of time hunting down the perfect laksa. If you are in Sydney head to CBD Noodles and if you are in … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 3 | Shyness…

I remember reading somewhere that shyness was genetic - and that efforts to push people out of it were completely unsuccessful as a result. It's easy to think of it as an undesirable trait or … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day Two | Sadness…

What can you say? Babies don't keep. You can read all about the December Creative Challenge here. … Read More >>

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December Creative Challenge | Day 1 | Happiness…

When Floyd died, Piper didn't notice for a good month. And then she did. And I had to explain death to her. Explaining permanence to a three year old is difficult. So she continued to insist that we … Read More >>