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    January 2018 Reading Recap

8 ways to maintain motivation to exercise

If I’m honest, I have a love/hate relationship with exercise. I can go for weeks at a time with the motivation of a professional athlete, and then suddenly hit a slump where even the promise…

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I’m Travelling Alone by Samuel Bjørk | Audiobook Review

Listening to a crime novel as an audiobook is a bit of a risk. More often than not if I’m reading a crime or thriller novel, I’ll flip back to previous chapters at least once…

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Why I Blog Now | 2016 Edition

Why I blog now… That’s something interesting to think about. For those of you who didn’t know me a number of years ago, I started a blog in 2011 called The Crime Files. From the…

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Why I listen to audiobooks, and you should too

I enjoyed listening to podcasts. A friend recommended the Pocket Casts app and it completely changed the way I listen to podcasts (it’s far more stable than the iOS standard app). And then I realised…

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January Favourites

I’ve been a lover and avid reader of monthly Favourites posts for a long time now, but I’ve never written one of my own. When I was scheduling what to write each day for my month…

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What’s in my makeup bag | February 2016

I have a weird relationship with makeup and, as such, with my makeup bag. I have oily skin that breaks out at the drop of a hat. Truthfully, it does whatever it wants whenever it…

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My top six healthy lifestyle cookbooks

As my mother so eloquently said it this afternoon when I was complaining of muscle soreness, I’ve never been super unhealthy, but I’ve definitely stepped up my health game since moving to Sydney in July…

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I read six books in January. (It’s actually five if you don’t want to count an audiobook, but I quite enjoy having someone read to me, and it means by commuting time is spent doing…

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