My Boyfriend Bought a Bonsai

I love plants so much. They are my favourite thing to go shopping for, and the first thing I like to buy when I'm feeling down. At the moment my house is full of plants. I am lucky to have lots of natural light where I'm living at the moment, so every room has greenery… Continue reading My Boyfriend Bought a Bonsai

I’m Trying Really Hard

I'm trying really hard to love the location that my partner and I are currently posted at. Or at least to like it. We've been here for six months now, which is almost as long as we were at our last location, but it still feels like I haven't settled in here. I've found so… Continue reading I’m Trying Really Hard

I Quit My Book Club

I just wanted to write this quick post today to share with you my news - I have quit my book club. Actually, I have quit both of them. If I'm being honest with myself, I stopped going to the first book club I joined because I couldn't be bothered reading two highly intellectual books… Continue reading I Quit My Book Club

Final Thoughts on Money Saving May

As May comes to an end, I wanted to give you a final post about the experience, and summing up how it went for me. If you haven't already, you can check out my other posts about Money Saving May here, here, here and here. I would split my experience with this challenge into three… Continue reading Final Thoughts on Money Saving May

He’s Going Away

A huge part of being an army wife is spending time away from your partner. and last week my partner and I found out that he is going away again. He's leaving in late June and will be coming home in early August, which means we will be spending roughly six weeks apart. As with… Continue reading He’s Going Away

An Honest Review of Living in Darwin

Pro: the ocean is everywhere Before I lived in Darwin, I loved the ocean. Even though I didn't live near it, I loved the idea of the ocean. Now no matter what direction I drive in I will hit the ocean within minutes, and it is always so beautiful. Con: at night during the wet… Continue reading An Honest Review of Living in Darwin

Thankfulness Thursday!

I've been really sick this past week, a combined effect of changing meds, catching a cold, and it being that time of the month. Because of this I've spent a lot of time at home, doing a whole lot of nothing, and feeling pretty sorry for myself. As a result of this, I spent more… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!

You Are Not Entitled To My Body

An open letter to the guy who touched me without my permission at a festival on Saturday: I was just sitting down on the grass, drinking my bottle of water, when you called out to me. I turned around and you were calling me over, telling me to come sit with you. You were wearing… Continue reading You Are Not Entitled To My Body

Money Saving May: Week Two

Week Two of this challenge was a pretty big fail. I started off forgetting that buying food at a market counted as eating out, and ended up spending a bunch of money on veggie lasagne and fresh juice. I also had to buy a textbook for uni, which seemed like an essential, and I also… Continue reading Money Saving May: Week Two

I Love You And I Miss You

This post is addressed to all of my lovely readers, and any new ones that happen to pop by. It is getting to that point in the uni year when my whole life is consumed by deadlines and assignments and exams, and my brain can think of nothing else but contemporary Australian literature and the… Continue reading I Love You And I Miss You

Thankfulness Thursday!

You know the saying - another day, another dollar. So another week, another thankfulness Thursday post. Without further ado, I present to you seven highlights from my past week. ate three yummy healthy meals went to the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival watched a movie with my boyfriend went swimming had cuddles with my cat all day… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!