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20 September 2011 @ 01:11 am
Not only do I make plushies but apparently I play with them too. :D

The mini!boys are ready to watch the ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Season 2 Premiere.Collapse )

If you watch Hawaii Five-0, enjoy the premiere today! I don't know about you but I can't wait!!!
11 August 2011 @ 08:24 am

A long overdue and yet quick update...

I found a new job!!!
Or rather it found me.
Or rather we found each other in the car park of a local hardware store. (Somewhat long but true story.)
Whatever. It was meant to be.

It's been three months since my job was made redundant. Three months of no work, no routine, staying up late, sleeping in late, driving to Queensland & back, planting a veggie garden, discovering 'Hawaii Five-0' & 'Suits' & 'Alphas', money disappearing from my bank account, money not reappearing in my bank account, weekday outings with my mum & sister, tracky pants & jeans, and being at home with my cat, Winnie.

That all came to an end this week as I started full-time work for a teeny tiny IT company on Monday. Talk about culture shock going from a company with 10s of 1000s employees worldwide to a company with just 10!

It's now Thursday morning and I'm on the train in the way in. My daily commute consists of a bus, train, and a pleasant 10 minute walk along the main street and shopping strip of an extremely lovely suburb of Melbourne. Luckily, my lunch break is on 30 minutes otherwise I'd end up spending all my wages at lunch times. As it is, yesterday I discovered I could make it to JB HI FI, buy all three seasons of Roswell on DVD, and buy some lunch and still get back to the office within 30 minutes. Go me!

Oh, and I wasn't kidding about finding the job in a car park. I bumped into someone I knew in a previous life and after one of the more surreal "interviews" of my life a couple of days later (I still don't consider I've ever had a "proper" job interview) I had a job.

I've been extremely fortunate (lucky) with all my jobs and I am loving my new one so far. I'm pretty happy how things have worked out. :)

Well, this is my stop... Time for that pleasant walk. :)

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15 July 2011 @ 10:57 am
I've made more plushies!

After I made the Merlin & Arthur plushies I always intended to make Leverage or Serenity / Firefly next, however they haven't happened yet. Yet.

Instead, I got blindsided by a little show called Hawaii Five-0! In no time at all I was drawn into the beautiful world of McGarrett, Danno, Chin, Kono, Grace, Kamekona, carguments, Cameros, shave ice, and perpetual sunshine. And the world of Hawaii Five-0 is such a brilliant place to be and I wanted my very own piece of it, ergo I made Steve McGarrett and Danny “Danno” Williams Plushies! :)

Steve McGarrett and Danny Williams!

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Now, perhaps I should make a start on Nate, Eliot, Hardison, Parker, Sophie, Mal, Zoe, Wash, Kaylee, Jayne, Simon, River, and Inara plushies before I start watching anything else.
11 May 2011 @ 11:19 pm
Hi... I'm still alive and still driving around this damn big country of mine. Holy crap. I've driving something like 3,800 kilometres (2360 miles) and I've only visited three states, and one of them (my own state, Victoria) I was only in for about 320 kilometres. New South Wales and Queensland are bloody big!

I finally made it to the 'OUTBACK!'

A quick run down, with a LOT of SMALL photos of what I've been doing.

I"ve been everywhere man...Collapse )
07 May 2011 @ 12:55 am
After doing so well with updating my journal the first couple of days, I've been a bit slack the last few days. I arrived in Surfers Paradise last night and today I've done very little and my car has done even less. As much as I love driving, it was lovely not to have to drive anywhere today.

It's 12:30am now and I have to check out by 10:00am tomorrow morning so I'm not going to do a 'proper' update right now, however, I was looking through my photos and thought this one was worth a brief update.

The sun setting on my last day in Surfers Paradise. This was the view, looking out over the Nerang River and the Gold Coast Hinterland, from my balcony this evening.

Tomorrow I'm off to Brisbane.
03 May 2011 @ 11:17 pm
My plan for today was to drive to Tamworth but I only got as far as Coonabarabran. That means, instead of sleeping in tomorrow morning and wandering around Tamworth at my leisure, I now have to drive 200kms (124miles) before I even get to Tamworth. Oops!

Oh, well. What's the benefit of not booking accommodation if you can't just stay where you want when you want. :D

Besides, if I had pre-booked in Tamworth for tonight, I would either have had a very long drive tonight or I would've missed out on travelling 'The Bogan Way'...

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Tomorrow I will definitely make it to Tamworth. :)
02 May 2011 @ 11:41 pm
Well, I'm officially unemployed. It's been just over a week and a half since I finished up. Since then I've been busy with Easter and Melbourne Storm games and catching up with friends and generally just enjoying not having to go to work.

About three weeks ago I decided to stop freaking out about getting a new job right away and take a bit of time before having to get back into the full time work thing. And the way I'm choosing to spend that 'bit of time' is a ROAD TRIP from Melbourne (where I live) to Brisbane (about 1,698 kilometres or 1055 miles from where I live) in my 12 year old car called "Brett" who drinks oil like it is going out of fashion but is thankfully kind of easy going on petrol and drives pretty damn well.

It is just me, Brett, Bradley Bear (what?), and the open road...Collapse )
24 April 2011 @ 08:45 am
I hope you're enjoying your long (extra long in Australia) weekend so far. :)

Source: serenella65 on Tumblr.
30 March 2011 @ 01:53 am
I finished my Sam Winchester plushie. \O/

more pics of Sam (& some bonus Dean and Cas too)Collapse )

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