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CrownLand Camping

As I lay in the bath letting 3 days worth of sweat, soot, and grime soak from skin, I realized that I have a lot more cuts, scrapes, and bruises than I’d originally thought. Which must mean that I had an even better time than I knew, since I didn’t even NOTICE doing this much […]

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Busking From Your Livingroom?

Busking From Your Livingroom? What’s this you say? Jam in my pyjamas in the comfort of my living room and have an audience of people from around the world?  And those people are an awesome community of performers, artists, and artist-supporters who share and collaborate with each other? AND they can TIP ME via PayPal?  […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Whenever I can afford to (which isn’t as often or as much as I would like), I love spending time with, and spoiling my mum on Mother’s day. Not because I feel like I owe it to her for all her years of dedicated care, or because I feel obligated to do so by consumer […]

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New Year’s Blog

Stepping back and taking stock is something I’m not very good at.  My mental scales are out of balance; my victories somehow get smaller in rear-view, like a road-sign fading into the distance, but my faults and failings seem to keep up with me, never diminishing, looming overhead and stretching arms of worry into the […]

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If this is feminism, I’m out.

There is a certain kind of dialogue about gender equality and sexism that has me worried.  It’s the “men need to help with this” type of post, and it scares the crap out of me, because I think the idea that women need men to stand up for them against other men is the most […]