A Tale of Two Tastebuds: The Struggles of Feeding My Army Man a Veggie Diet

I've been a vegetarian since I was 11. I spent a few years in the middle as a vegan, but ultimately I settled on a vegetarian diet to nourish my body while not being to difficult to make, or limiting my eating out options. Now, I'm a firm believer in the 'whatever floats your boat'… Continue reading A Tale of Two Tastebuds: The Struggles of Feeding My Army Man a Veggie Diet

The Washing Never Ends!: An Autobiography

I love my partner. I really do. I love when we wake up together on the weekends. I love his tickly moustache. I love the way he picks me up and spins me around. But sometimes he really drives me crazy, and this is only made worse by the never ending piles of laundry that… Continue reading The Washing Never Ends!: An Autobiography

Fun in the Sun: Summer Tag Post

After posting about my first summer in Darwin, I thought I would indulge in a classic tag post and let you all know a little bit more about what I love about summer. All of these questions are going to be focused on my summer in Darwin, and will hopefully help you get to know… Continue reading Fun in the Sun: Summer Tag Post

On Spending My Mornings Alone

I've always had a dream about the way that my mornings with my partner would look. Sleepily waking each other up, taking turns to make each other coffee, munching on toast and fresh fruit together. But of the two long term relationships of my life, both of my partners have had jobs that started before… Continue reading On Spending My Mornings Alone

Being a Full Time Student and Full Time Army Wife

This week I have been focusing on trying to enjoy my last week of my summer break before uni starts again. On Monday I'll be starting my third year of university, and though by now I am well prepared for the heavy workload and late nights of studying, trying to balance university and my relationship… Continue reading Being a Full Time Student and Full Time Army Wife

Hating the Humidity: The Story of My Life

I've never been the kind of person that can handle the heat well. It makes me grumpy, tired, and very snappy at any poor soul who happens to come into contact with me. So when it was confirmed that I was going to be moving to Darwin with my partner, I knew it was going… Continue reading Hating the Humidity: The Story of My Life

The Hardest Part of Being an Army Wife

For me, the hardest part about being an army wife is how hard you have to try. You have to constantly try to be a good partner, to try and look after yourself, to try and be a good friend, to try and get used to life in a new place, to try and put… Continue reading The Hardest Part of Being an Army Wife

The Paradox of Living in a Remote City

I've never lived in a city before. I spent the first nineteen years of my life living in a regional town. Then I spent six months in another regional town, but that one was twice the size of my hometown. And then I found myself in Darwin, and it was not what I expected. In… Continue reading The Paradox of Living in a Remote City

My First Summer in Darwin

I have a strange relationship with summer. I do not handle the heat well at all, but for me there is something nostalgic and heart warming about the baking heat and the way that the air smells in the summer. When summer arrives, I'm hot and miserable and wake up stuck to my sheets every… Continue reading My First Summer in Darwin

Navigating Weird Working Hours

For the past few weeks my partner has been working some weird work hours. 12 hour shifts starting at midnight, being at work for 24 hours straight, extra early morning PT, and late afternoon briefs. Usually I have two settings, my routine when my partner is home, and my routine when my partner is away.… Continue reading Navigating Weird Working Hours