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January Reflection

Well! That went quickly! We’re already 1/12th done with 2017! So far, my writing/publishing year has gotten off to a reasonable start. I won’t get the official figures until mid-month, but at the moment, I’m pretty sure I’ve sold ~42 copies of my books, and made about $70. That’s pretty good for me lately! I’ll… Continue reading January Reflection

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One day of relief teaching = 120 sales.

Writing is definitely my passion, and what I want to do with the rest of my life for a living, but obviously I’m not there yet (just have a squizz at the Show Me the Money tab above!).  Not even close to there. Well, not unless I move to somewhere with an extremely low cost of… Continue reading One day of relief teaching = 120 sales.

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End of the year!

Well, we’re almost at the end of 2015. I’m still not entirely sure how that crept up on me so fast! 2015 has been a solid year for me. Not bad at all, but not super fantastic either. Just very busy… Or maybe that was only the second half of the year.. Some achievements for the… Continue reading End of the year!

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Frugality and Simplicity: Some thoughts

I’ve been thinking a lot about frugality and simplicity lately. It’s no secret that I love the idea of financial independence and freedom, and not having to work in 9-5 drudgery making someone else rich. (Teaching is not making someone else rich financially, it’s just completely emotionally and mentally draining!). Life is short, and the… Continue reading Frugality and Simplicity: Some thoughts

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Growing your own food in the city?

This is something I’m really struggling with at the moment. We have no garden. It sucks. We’re renting at the moment (and for the forceable future). For our (currently) limited budget and location restrictions (for this year, at least, I’m going into Parkville almost everyday. We could live further out and have a big yard,… Continue reading Growing your own food in the city?