The modern-day Geisha

My housemate Tresna is an absolute foodie. By foodie, I mean, she practically lives, works and plays in the hospitality industry – so much so I hardly see her. I can however, see the faint glow of an avatar on Foursquare as she hops around town checking into various Melbourne institutions. I’m not sure how […]

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Five-year plans are cute

I was sorting through one of my anti-minimalist memento boxes the other day and came across a mind map of an old five-year plan. A wave of nostalgia came over me and I was transported back to myself at that stage. It really is remarkable how paths change. At that time I was preparing for […]

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21st birthday nostalgia

I keep everything. Well, anything sentimental. You could call me a maximalist. I have too many memento boxes to count. Old cards, letters, event tickets, photographs, small gifts, buttons, name tags, conference lanyards and so forth. Every year or so, I love opening these boxes up to rediscover what lies within – they’re treasure chests […]

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On the go

I thought I would do a quick update about what’s been happening in the world of Kate. I’ve got a few posts saved in draft but want to give them more attention before publishing, and it’s been difficult  at the moment to find that attention time. So, I’m currently in the Golden Bay region on […]

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Update on the journey

Dear compassionate and caring individuals who give a crap what I’m up to, You might have been confused about where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing. Well, after eight weeks in the US and two back in Melbourne – I thought it was time to post an update. The post to read for background info […]

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Drinks at the Golden Gate

I’m heading to San Francisco and the Bay Area on the 19th of July for about month. I’m also heading to NYC for a week or so. It’ll be my first time to SF, so, aside from going to a few conferences, coffee meetups and working remotely on projects – I’ll be playing the the […]

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Weekday vegetarian

One of my 2010 resolutions was to leave my pescatarian diet behind and become a strict vegetarian. I’ve stayed rather true to this, only having eaten meat and fish less than a handful of times in the past six months. There are many reasons why I chose to live this way, but rather than me preaching […]

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My manifesto for living

June 2010 To seek authenticity in all that I encouter To maintain a high level of integrity in all that I am responsible for To question constantly and learn continuously To respect others and empathise with their perpectives To energise and excite the environment around me To appreciate and focus on every moment I have […]

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