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24 August 2023
1000th Show Celebration

The Christian O’Connell Show Live on Stage, an event celebrating their 1000th show. A huge achievement, I’m only a new fan but they’ve helped pull me out of a dark place and I have so much respect for them for that. They are also brilliantly entertaining and this was a great event.

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16 June 2023
Meeting Christian

Last Saturday I decided to go out and meet Christian O’Connell, who is a radio presenter on The Christian O’Connell Show which I listen to often in the truck. Meeting Christian was an great experience and the significance of this was a breakthrough in my recovery.

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10 July 2021
Back to Event

I attended my first event in two years and it felt amazing. I have been in a bit of a slump lately, feeling quite flat and attending this event and seeing my amazing con family. It gave me the boost I so desperately needed. I feel so rejuvenated and reminded of how much love, fun, friendship and memories I have with these people.

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6 July 2018
Queer Expo

Volunteering at Queer Expo, an event of a different kind “A Celebration of Diversity in all its forms, celebrating hope, love, equally without discrimination” Learnt a lot of things about the LGBTI+ Community and the world of Drag. A great new experience.

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14 June 2018
Balloon Friends

Attending Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018, spending time with good friends and catching up with actors. Like Corin Nemec who I haven’t seen in a while. Having a good time and enjoying myself, with funny photos, great conversations, balloon aliens and best friends.

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24 April 2018
Fun Antics

Attending Melbourne Supanova 2018, hanging out with friends and making memories. Meeting amazing guests and making them laugh through funny photo antics. Getting autographs and wandering around and exploring. Another great weekend.

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6 November 2017
Stargate 20

Celebrating 20 years of Stargate SG-1 with Amanda Tapping, Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Corin Nemec and Gary Jones. Another event with good friends, funny photos, great stories and awesome memories made. Such a great way to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Stargate SG-1 airing.

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19 September 2017
Walk for Charity

Joining the Wellness Walk and Research Run, an event held at La Trobe University Bundoora Campus that raised money for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre. A beautiful 5km walk in the sun with Olivia cheering us on.

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21 August 2017
Marvel Mega Fan

Attending Oz Comic Con in Melbourne with a Marvel Mega Fan pass, weekend entry and a collection of Marvel goodies. Dressed in nostalgic ’60s costumes and enjoying time with friends and creating more memories. An enjoyable weekend with some mingling and spending.

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3 May 2017
Reflections

Attending Supanova in Melbourne, with friends. Reminiscing over past events, our friendships, and all the things that we have accomplished. Meeting celebrities, getting photos and autographs. Catching up with friends and enjoying a wonder around the even and making some purchases.

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12 February 2017
Smeg Heads

First event of 2017, with the boys from the Dwarf. Another brilliant Red Dwarf event, these guys are always an absolute blast and they create a brilliant atmosphere. There is always so much laughter happens when they are entertaining us with their stories and antics.

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22 October 2016
Volunteers Perspective

The Australian Movies and Comics Expo from a volunteer’s perspective. The atmosphere, the fun, the friendships and the family. The experiences and all the memories. I’m honoured to be a part of such an amazing team of people and to have been working these events for the past decade.

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15 June 2016
Fun Times at OCC

Attending OCC Melbourne, spending time with friends and creating amazing memories. Getting entertaining and amusing photos with brilliant actors. Wearing costumes and meeting new people. Spending time within our great community of friends and family.

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19 April 2016
Friends & Costumes

Attended the Supanova event on the weekend, I brought a friend along who had never attended an event before. Saw some great costumes, spent time with friends and explored the venue. Saved my money this time, didn’t buy any photos or autos and nothing at the exhibition stalls.

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15 June 2014
Meeting Ming-Na

A whirl-wind trip to meet Ming-Na Wen, working overnight and then flying out to Sydney, heading to the event for an awesome time. A fantastic funny photo, an entertaining panel and having a laugh with Ming-Na. Great memories were created at this event in a short amount of time.

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8 April 2014
Amanda in Adelaide

The fourth event in four months, and the second event with Amanda Tapping in attendance. What a great weekend spent with friends, having fun and making memories. Getting funny photos and having a laugh. Working Dennys Ilic’s stall and selling his products.

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24 August 2023
1000th Show Celebration

The Christian O’Connell Show Live on Stage, an event celebrating their 1000th show. A huge achievement, I’m only a new fan but they’ve helped pull me out of a dark place and I have so much respect for them for that. They are also brilliantly entertaining and this was a great event.

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6 August 2023
Grieving

Recently my family had to farewell a loved one, my Mum’s older brother Len passed away. Grieving is different for everyone, but always hard. It has also happened too often in the last few years. I’m having to learn a whole new way of grieving. Glad to have my comfort kitty by my side in this time of loss.

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16 June 2023
Meeting Christian

Last Saturday I decided to go out and meet Christian O’Connell, who is a radio presenter on The Christian O’Connell Show which I listen to often in the truck. Meeting Christian was an great experience and the significance of this was a breakthrough in my recovery.

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11 June 2023
Mental Breakdown

Sometimes life can be difficult, and sometimes we have a mental breakdown. Things have been incredibly hard for me lately and I want to share my journey with you. It has taken a long time, but I have now finally been able to sit down and write this post. This is a sign that I am getting better and improving in my recovery.

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18 December 2022
Year of Change

This year has been a crazy, like a roller coaster of change. Life got in the way and I stopped doing a lot of things that brought me joy and calmness. I started a new job, brought and moved into my very own house, I dealt with loss and grief. I’m still struggling through some of these changes.

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24 September 2022
Life Overwhelms

My life has just been one big overwhelming mess for the last six months and it’s been hard to think and function. I started my new job, I have lost a couple of family members, had medical issues. Have also had to change living arrangement and been living out of boxes for the last six months.

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4 March 2022
New Career Journey

I started a new job three weeks ago, I am apart of the inaugural Women’s Driver Academy at Cleanaway. I’m getting trained to drive trucks so I can go for my truck licence, then I will be trained as a side-lift garbage truck driver. This job gives me the opportunity to try something new, to learn new things and challenge myself.

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7 January 2022
Christmas and NYE

Little bit late but it’s still only single digit days in January so not too late… I hope everyone had a great Christmas and/or holiday period. Spending time with friends and family. I hope you brought the new year in with the people that mean the most to you. Let’s hope that 2022 is a better year for all of us.

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25 November 2021
Stream-a-versary

At the beginning of this week on Monday I celebrated my First Stream Anniversary. It was the 22 November 2020 when I broadcast my first stream and it’s crazy realising that it’s now been over a year. Thank you to all those who have joined me on this journey and joined me in celebrating my stream-a-versary.

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1 October 2021
Miss You, Nan

I still struggle to find the words to explain how much I love and miss my beautiful Nan. For the first time in my life I have lived a whole year without her, but has that really been lived? Feels more like surviving than living. Because of COVID and everything the world was/is facing our times together where cut short.

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30 August 2021
Birthday Stream

This year will be another lockdown birthday for me, so I want to make it a bit more enjoyable by doing a fun birthday stream. I will be completing my first ever 12 hour stream and it is going to be amazing. There will be VR and pancake gaming and a lot of fun chaos with friends. Please join me.

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10 July 2021
Back to Event

I attended my first event in two years and it felt amazing. I have been in a bit of a slump lately, feeling quite flat and attending this event and seeing my amazing con family. It gave me the boost I so desperately needed. I feel so rejuvenated and reminded of how much love, fun, friendship and memories I have with these people.

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14 January 2021
Meet Smidget Bot

Smidget Bot is here! I’ve been keeping myself busy lately and have started streaming on Twitch. I play games but also do art streams where I draw or paint, I’ve found my creativeness again. I’ve even reimagined an old drawing to create Smidget Bot.

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31 December 2020
2021 A New Year

What a year 2020 has been, I know that many people have struggled through the changes the world as a whole has gone through. This year will definitely be one that I will never forget and I’m sure a lot of people can say the same thing. I’m happy to be putting this year behind me, here’s to 2021.

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26 December 2020
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to every single one of you amazing people. Thank you for your friendship and continued support over the last year. It means everything to me and helps me to keep going every single day.

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25 November 2020
Vlog and Stream

I have posted a new Vlog, please check it out. I have also started to live stream on Twitch, where I am my goofy self whilst trying to figure out how to play different video games. Enjoying the journey, the process and the amazing community I have become a part of.

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