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Skylight Serenade

Ever since I bought this house, I’ve been thinking about getting a skylight installed over the living room. There’s been an endless string of more pressing renovations to attend to, though, which means that the light-filled dream hasn’t yet been realised. I think it might be finally getting toward that time. After I’ve dealt with …

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Driving Distress

Today I went to get a haircut. My hairdresser was of the silent variety – quite the rarity, in my experience. I was more than happy to flick through a gossip magazine while secretly eavesdropping on the woman in the next chair, who was filling her stylist in on her sister’s flying phobia treatment.  I …

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The Art of Staying Cool

I don’t know why everyone makes such a fuss about modern art. In all honesty I think it’s absolutely awful. Basically just a bunch of ever so talented ‘artists’ patting each other on the back for being so alternative and desperately trying to take the number one spot in the ‘even my fellow artists barely …

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Buyer Madness

This whole house-hunting campaign is getting to be a bit of drain. Not so much on my spirits; more just on my time. There are only so many spare hours in a day for filling in processing forms, hassling real estate agents for information, and waiting on hold for some bureaucrat in a council planning …

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