The Unfortunate Case of Negative Nancy

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I had received a text as I was walking into work requesting that I cover a different area. I didn’t think much of the shift change other than I’ve never really spent any time there.

Ritually I stopped at Starbucks, sat there for a minute or two to catch my breath as I had picked that day to start walking to work again. Continue reading →

Love is…

love-treeLife has a way of complicating things that should be simple. More accurately, we complicate things that should not be complicated.

Fact: Love is love is love. Continue reading →

The Wrapper

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A few weeks ago a friend and I wined and skyped, Continue reading →

He Said, She Said Part 2

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Written by,  Colin Nicholson.

I’ve have a mother, a pair of grandmothers, a couple of sisters, and an ex-girlfriend or four, two female housemates a good handful of lady friends – and still no freaking clue. Continue reading →

Dear Future Self

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Isn’t it a glorious day when you realise that you are finally OVER someone. Continue reading →

Confessions Of A School Teacher

When someone says I have a confession to make I pull out the popcorn and get comfortable, because I know things are about to get real. Continue reading →

Just a little CRUSH

Ever had a crush on someone who doesn’t know you are alive? Continue reading →

Just another manic LOVE day

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Legend has it that centuries ago, one of the many Saints named Valentinus was imprisoned for performing verboten weddings for soldiers. While serving time for his crime he healed the daughter of his jailer, Asterius. Some say that before he was executed he wrote her a farewell letter and signed it ‘Your Valentine’. Continue reading →

The problem with ASSUMPTIONS

Assumptions, don’t you hate them?

Like when you assume you won’t need that dinner reservation on a Wednesday night and you find yourself having to wait at the bar for half an hour.

Or when you assume you will win lotto this week and you tell your boss what you really think about his comb-over.

Or when Maps tells you that you will arrive at your destination in 20mins and you are still in traffic 45mins later. Wait what do you mean the app doesn’t know about morning traffic? We make assumptions all the time…. like the assumption that you are making of where this blog is going. Continue reading →

How NOT to be a bad date

You know what is not fun? Getting all dressed up for a date and instead you realise you are out to dinner with a bad… bad joke. After several dates and consecutive eye rolls I feel it is my duty to help the general public with some (hopefully) helpful advice. Who am I kidding; this is just a list of things that make me wish every restaurant had an ejector seat button. Continue reading →