Grandma’s Earrings

My grandma has been making earrings for my whole life and longer. I’m twelve now and my mum says that grandma has been making earrings for almost double my life, which is why she’s so good at it. When I was born she gave me heaps of pairs of earrings to wear when I got …

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School Subject Stress

This year has been hard. My entire cohort hasn’t been able to go to school in person all year because of factors outside of our control. It was a really bad time to miss school though because we’re all in year ten. In year ten in Melbourne, you get to do work experience and go …

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Benson Is Missing

Hello, readers. My name’s Kirsty-Anne Mandwick, and I’m taking over Benson Brabson’s guest post for the day. You could say that I’m guest posting on a guest post, if it wasn’t so serious a matter.   Unfortunately, the reason I’m standing in today is that Benson has mysteriously disappeared. He was last seen speaking with …

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The Perfect Mechanic

I’ve been in a long distance relationship with a man I met online for the last two years. He’s from Perth and I’m from Melbourne, and he has told me for the last year that he’s eager to move to Melbourne to be with me forever. I want to be with him forever too, so …

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House Paint Party

It’s been a hard year for me and many Australians. I lost my job. My father passed away. I wasn’t able to travel or spend time with my extended family. It’s been truly terrible. But finally things are starting to look better and hopefully my life is going to get on track.  Because my father …

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Unexpected Dental Cavity

Hey everyone, I promised you all an update on what the dentist thought about my teeth because I hadn’t had them checked out by a dentist in twelve years. Well long story short, he noticed. He was surprised that my teeth were in such good condition after avoiding dental checkups for so long, and commended …

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Tyre Explosion

Summer is the best time of year. I love the beach. I love the good vibes. I love the fact that so many people are on holidays. Summer is just all around fantastic. It’s made even better by that fact that my best friend has a holiday house in Cambridge, Tasmania and invites our whole …

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New Body

This isn’t my blog. I mean, I guess it is my blog, but it isn’t my blog. I’m not explaining this well, am I? Perhaps I need to go back to the start. It’s hard because I’m kind of freaking out and have been all morning. I’ll try to focus enough to explain. Basically, when …

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Drains and Home Weddings

Your big day may be approaching very fast indeed, and to make sure you aren’t overwhelmed by it all, it’s best to get all of the potential disasters out of the way either before your home wedding. Do not hope and pray that things will fix themselves, as a number of couples have done. It’s …

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Obsessed Car Owner

I’m a pretty self aware person and I know that some of the things I do probably aren’t aligned with what a ‘normal’ person would do. I say this very lightly, because I also know there is no such thing as a normal person, but I do recognise that my obsession with things isn’t normal. …

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