Monthly Archives: March 2011

I don’t mind the clashing of colors–maybe because I care more about the caffeine I’m about to drink.

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tenacity

I love how nature finds a way to survive, even in some of the oddest places.

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old tiles in old buildings

Almost every time I go into the CBD, I walk through the Queen Victoria Building. When I first saw it, I thought it was some sort of government building. It is an imposing structure. But then I realized it was a shopping mall. Since it is air-conditioned, I often walk through it instead of around it–because the cooler air is a nice break from the summer heat in Sydney.

Plus, the tiled floors are beautiful.

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overwhelmed by information

There is too much to read, to look at, to surf, and to think. I am having a lot of trouble turning it off. I read the NYTimes, and then I read Lifehacker, and then I read some blogs, and then I read the Huffington Post, and then it just keeps going.

I’ve determined that I really need to prioritize. I need to simply draw the line somewhere. Maybe I won’t read everything that is interesting. Or listen to all that there is to listen to. But, I do also need to live my life. I can’t just spend all my time absorbing all of this information.

But damn, it is hard.

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a truly green place

After reading about this place in a bunch of Sydney food blogs, I had to check it out. Reclaimed/reused/repurposed things can be so beautiful. The food was pretty good too.

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terrace houses

I love these terrace houses. They are found all-over Sydney. Sometimes, the ground floors are cute little shops. But usually, they are homes for lucky people.

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