Time for a refresh

There was a time where I’d update the look and feel (and sometimes the whole platform and premise) of my blog almost every year. Those…

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2019 Bullet Journalling

Wow, so it’s 2019! 2018 was quite a big year for me in some ways (like being pregnant), in others quieter (like having less energy…

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Head & Heart – May 2015

I’m determined to not start another one of these recaps with “my month was busy“. Because ‘busy’ feels like such a cop out; everyone is…

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Eat Drink Blog (& sketchnote)

Australia’s annual conference run by food bloggers, for food bloggers rolled around again – this time in sunny Brisbane. I ate, I drank, I [micro]…

Notebook

I’ve always been a bit of a stationery nerd – I still have a collection of unused notebooks and sketchbooks, waiting for ‘something special’ to…

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Review: DAGi Stylus

Over winter last year I fell into what I’ll call a creative siesta – I spent most of my spare time consuming rather than creating,…

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Website Renovations

If you’ve visited my website over the past few days, you might have noticed that I’ve sneakily redesigned and rebranded. ChiGarden has always been a ‘creative…

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Public Transport Haikus

Just a quick one for Friday! Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Facebook might already be familiar with my Public Transport Haikus,…

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Happy Year of the Horse

Gung hay fat choy! Happy Chinese New Year dear readers, and wishing you a great Year of the Horse with lots of happiness and prosperity.…

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Have a very shiny Christmas

After last year’s low key Christmas in Freiburg, it’s kind of nice to go back to the more familiar holiday season of rising heat, barbecues, gatherings with…

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Off to Tasmania

Have I mentioned that I’m going off to Tasmania for a bit? Oh, well I am! We don’t really have any solid plans beyond getting…