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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Facebooking for good…and other connections

Turning the corner I think I’ve started to turn the corner. And whilst I’m sure it will take some time yet until I feel completely natural in my new habitat, I’m not feeling quite so homesick. I’m feeling some small sense of belonging…and that is very refreshing.  So what’s happened to turn things around? Well …

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Swimming in a new city

As part of re-establishing a new life in Melbourne we’ve been exploring for new places to love and call home. So last weekend we went to Elwood beach, the next beach along from St Kilda beach. We’d heard it was nice. And whilst it wasn’t Bondi, there was water, sand, seagulls, surf, plenty of fresh …

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Are you a “which-what-who”?

I wish that I had duck feet One of my all time favourite books is “I wish that I had duck feet” by Dr Seuss. I used this wonderful book in a blog before – see I wish my job had duck feet. And I confess to sneaking into bookstores and having a quick read of those …

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Getting on with fitting in

My Adventures in Wonderland…so far has been one of my most popular blogs. It seems to have struck a chord with many people and certainly triggered some interesting conversations on Facebook. It has fascinated me watching the debate about the best way to fit in to a new community (or workplace for that matter), and how long …

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My Adventures in Wonderland…so far

I could tell you my adventures – beginning from this morning…but it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. [Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll] Over and over since moving to Melbourne I have been asked: “How are you going? How are you settling in? How do you feel?” Thankfully …

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