Rant Category

The Deal Breakers

If you are like me, who have been dating for the majority of your life, hopefully by now you would’ve figured out what the qualities are you want in a man. For me, there’s the essential characteristics like honesty, kindness, compassion and empathy. There is also the nice-to-haves, such as sense of adventure, playfulness, career-focused. […]

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Posh Nosh – Architect’s Fish & Chips

Posh Nosh is a painstakingly funny parody mini cooking series and an all time favourite of mine. It consists of 8 episodes and in each one, they bring “Extraordinary Food” to “Ordinary People” and demonstrate the dishes using snooty comments, exotic and often extinct animals and unusual cooking techniques, such as “embarrass the vegetables”, “annoy […]

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Heroes of the Golden Triangle

I live in a very eclectic neighbourhood. It is in an area which I dearly refer to as the Golden Triangle. No, it’s not the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia that you are thinking of, but the Golden Triangle that is Alexandria, Redfern and Waterloo. ┬áIn fact, I am smack bang in the middle of […]

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The 30% That We Don’t Love …

We humans are a greedy bunch and we are always looking for the next best thing. It is the very same greed, or motivation, as some would call it, that improves our quality of life, drives us to achieve our goals. But what happens when you achieve that short term goal? Do you get a […]

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The Upside of Being Single

Being single is hard. There’s the inconvenience of Sunday mornings when you wake up by yourself with no one to send down the road for a coffee. Then there’s the time when you lock yourself out of the flat. But there are also many upsides to being single, such as not having to change the […]

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Can There Be Too Much Casual Sex?

The Gays and their ways.

In the last week, I’ve been chatting to this handsome bearded gentleman and for now we’ll call him Big Daddy. Initially I was really taken aback by the fact that he was only after NSA (or no string attached, for the uninitiated) but then on second thought, I really appreciated that he was direct with […]

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Love of A King

King Henry VIII once said in a love letter to Anne Boleyn “The longer the days, the more distant is the sun and nevertheless the hotter, so is it with our love, for by absence we are kept a distance, yet it retains its fervour.” It was from a series of letters that were so […]

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Spring Time in Sydney

Spring time in Sydney is glorious. It’s warm, it’s sunny and most of all, it’s lively. Coming from New Zealand where spring time doesn’t all that significantly differentiate to winter except for the perpetual countdown to summer, I can say that I am a convert. Spring in such a happiness filled environment inevitably brings changes […]

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Bucket List

How could I have lived for so long without a bucket list? I was inspired by my work colleague M a while back to start jotting down a check-list of things I must do before I die. Although it may seem to some people that I am timing my own death, I can assure my […]

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