Ocha Teapot

The Ocha Teapot

Have I ever mentioned that this is a big tea drinking household? Andrew probably has 5 cups a day when he’s home, and while I may not drink it as often, I definitely have several cups a week. In fact, we love tea so much that we even have a …

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Casino Rehearsal

About the author: Laura Jack is 27 years old living with her partner, Josh in a flat in Melbourne City Centre. She’s a part-time guest blogger and a full-time accountant for PWC. Laura enjoys a good night out in Melbourne with her girlfriends, but doesn’t mind a quiet night in …

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weekend away

An Eight Friends Weekend

Life really can get the best of you sometimes and it can be so easy to let  months pass between visits with good friends. Back in February we decided  to stop procrastinating and plan something fun for a small group of us. We finally booked the weekend away that we …

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Work Life Balance

Today I went to an interesting talk by Nigel Marsh all about work/life balance. What a great speaker! One of the first things he told us is how the “work/life balance” phrase is flawed. “Work/life balance” implies that there should be an even balance between work and personal life- but that’s just …

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Professor for a day

Professor For a Day

Two weeks ago I had a full.on.week. Andrew and I traveled to Melbourne for a wedding on Friday, then Sunday I flew from Melbourne to Auckland where I conducted some training sessions for a few of our business partners on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday I woke up at 1:50am …

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Life downunder

More Life Down Under

Whew it’s been awhile hasn’t it?  Part of me misses blogging when I don’t get on here for ages. The other part of me can’t bear to think about writing a post with my recent hectic schedule. Alas, I finally have a peaceful night off and there’s been a lot …

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I’m so glad you found me and I hope you enjoy reading these stories about my life as a California girl who moved to the other side of the world to follow her heart.


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