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September 2020

September was a fun month. I started my second job and also started learning Jiu Jitsu. It also meant that I didn't read as much, and I was constantly in a little pain...

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August 2020

August was...great. I had a new job, worked on reconnecting with old friends, joined a book club and just generally got my life feeling a lot more sorted. I also found out that two of my closest friends were pregnant... both due within the same month. It made for a FANTASTIC ending to the month... although left me feeling a little baby obsessed...

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July 2020

July was interesting... I had really bad hay fever and I was kind of expecting to start work a lot sooner than I did. It was a really weird, bitsa kind of month...

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June 2020

June began with me finally admitting that my mental health is not okay. And finding a way to get back on my feet. Which also included reading… a lot. Series White Hot by Ilona Andrews (Hidden Legacy #2) Wildfire by Ilona Andrews (Hidden Legacy #3) Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews (Hidden Legacy #3.5) Magic Triumphs…

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May 2020

I really got into the swing of quarantine in May. As weird as that sounds. I got the house sorted out. I got lots of reading done. I started exercising more. Which then meant I slept better. Which meant that I had more energy for reading… it was a good month. Non-fiction Human Development by…

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April 2020

April was the serious beginning of quarantine in Australia. It was also the point at which I ceased being a PhD student… it was insane, intense and weighed heavily on everyone’s mentality. Poems Heat by Melissa Lee Shaw Series Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (Little Women #1) Sm(B)itten by Delilah Devlin (Night Fall #1)…

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March 2020

March was hectic. And I was stressed. So I read a lot. Poems Inferno by Dante Alighieri Non-fiction Invincible Microbe by Jim Murphy & Alison Blank Series PS I Love You by Cecelia Ahern (PS I Love You #1) Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews (Innkeeper Chronicles #4) Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews…

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January 2020

January was an interesting month. It was hot, the month started with everything on fire and I was going to try and be a little more controlled with my reading. It kind of worked. And I did get a lot done. Not a bad start to the year...

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December 2019

December was a "fun" month. I had a major crash with my health, but still had a tonne of stuff due. It was stressful. Add that to the fact that it's the silly season... it's been an intense month. But, I'm getting there. Here's to the new year and new beginnings! At least being so sick gave me a bit of a reboot on my life, priorities and work...

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