Tag Archives: money

Am I the only one?

I am kind. I am smart. I am important. I learned that from┬áThe Help. I am also independent, confident, loyal… I could actually go on forever because dating sites have taught me to verbalise my positive traits. However, I am … Continue reading

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What kind of person am I??

Recently I advertised a window on Trade Me because I had bought it and it was the wrong size but I don’t blame my builder friend who measured the window space at my house and measured the window at the … Continue reading

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How NOT to make money

We sold cupcakes at a market today. Wanna know how much money we made? Yeah, me too. Let’s work it out. I feel like a schoolkid with a smashed piggy bank, pouring the contents of the money bag onto the … Continue reading

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The purpose of teaching

I was walking up Queen Street in Auckland city yesterday, having just been stood up for lunch, when I noticed an increased number of homeless people shaking cups or holding signs. I am used to seeing some when I catch … Continue reading

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Boots in spring

The weather sucks. It’s supposed to be spring. You know, the time when you feel a change in the air. When you dust off your walking shoes and then vacuum up said dust. When lambs get frisky and you think … Continue reading

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Send in the clowns

A short play in one act, one scene. Scene 1: A dark staged forest with cardboard trees. Player one enters from stage left. P1: Okay I’ve had enough. Yoo hoo! I said I’ve had enough! Player two enters unseen from … Continue reading

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Anyone got a bridge for sale?

Technically, it’s still winter, but the sun is shining. That makes everything better. I had a gap in teaching today so I went and bought a coffee (fair trade, I might add). I parked down at the beach and watched … Continue reading

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