Category Archives: Tree Change

Winter Proofing the Good House

We possibly chose the stupidest time of year to move to one of the coldest places in the state last year…. mid July.  We very, very quickly discovered that what we thought was cold in Melbourne was quite mild by … Continue reading

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The neglectful blogger….

For the last six months, since we made the life-changing move from the city to the country (well, regional city at least), I’ve blogged a lot – a lot for me, more than I have in the entire three years … Continue reading

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The Wrap 2013

For the last two years I’ve set myself some goals, things that I want to make time for, things I enjoy but often get put to the bottom of the pile of life and changes, big and small, that I’d … Continue reading

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A new hot water system purchased…. A hair cut for a pup…… Lunch out with Mr Good and two Good girls….. The arrival of a much anticipated prize (thanks to the Good Guys and Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food Australia)…… … Continue reading

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What makes you happy?

I came across this article recently about ten of the best (scientifically proven) ways to increase happiness and thought it was interesting enough to share here.  It got me thinking about the things that make me happy.  There are lots … Continue reading

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Spring vs Winter

  These two silver birches stand on either side of my deck about 2-3 meters apart, yet they are very different.  One is bursting with springtime gloriousness.  Bright green new growth covering the branches from top to bottom and and … Continue reading

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The just because gifts.

I have been feeling very spoilt lately having received a series of just because gifts from lovely people who have seen something and thought I would appreciate it.  Now don’t get the wrong idea here, none of these are from … Continue reading

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