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22 May 2020
Work From Home

Working From Home entertaining ourselves with themed work meetings. Here are my Alphabet A-Z themes from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D to Zombies. Posting these themes each day on Instagram and Facebook gave me something to look forward to everyday, I appreciated the comments from everyone.

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14 February 2019
Carmen Argenziano

Farewell Carmen It is with a heavy heart that I write this post, I learnt on Monday morning that Carmen Argenziano had passed away. It has been an emotional few days, as I remember some of the special moments I had with this amazing man. A wonderful gentleman who made you feel comfortable and important […]

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19 November 2017
Origin Story

This is my origin story, the tale of how I entered the fandom world. When I first watched Stargate, and attended a convention. When I met Amanda for the first time. The community I found and the lifelong friendships that have been formed and a thank you to all those who’ve joined me on my journey.

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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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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 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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27 February 2014
Amanda in the UK

Another UK Event with Amanda as a guest, a weekend filled with crazziness, friendship and good memories. As well as laughter, back massages, near stripping, grope denial and sexual harassment. There was football, alcohol, hangovers a flash mob and more. Plus Amanda Tapping.

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21 October 2013
Farscape Armageddon

This years Armageddon was a very Farscape one with Claudia Black, Ben Browder and Gigi Edgley in attendance. As well as other great guests like Janet Varney, Norman Lovett, Dan Slott and more. Another great event making memories, with friends family and amazing guests.

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15 April 2013
Helping Out

Helping out friend Dennys Ilic at Supanova in Melbourne. Good times with good friends and the return of Invisible Brad. Wearing my Stargate costume, met and got a photo with Sam J. Jones.

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31 October 2011
Armageddon Amanda

What an amazing experience, doing something I never thought possible such as working with my idol Amanda Tapping. Always love the atmosphere and friendship of an Armageddon event. Fantastic memories and experiences from start to finish, with friends and Amanda. I’ll never forget the special moments at this event.

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11 April 2011
DeLorean Fun

Attended the recent Supanova Melbourne event of 2011, dressed in Stargate costume and having fun with friends. Especially posing with the Back to the Future DeLorean, which was hilariously entertaining. Meeting Peter Williams and Jodelle Ferland amongst others.

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1 March 2011
First Interstate Event

My first interstate event, an Armageddon in Sydney. What an incredible experience, a fantastic time had with both friends and Stargate guests. There were many special moments and great memories created at this event, such as watching the guests have a race around in dodgem cars.

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12 December 2010
Meeting Amanda

Gate to the Sanctuary event, meeting my idol Amanda Tapping for the first time. Dressed in a Stargate costume and feeling nervous I spoke to Amanda, got photos and autographs. This event was such a significant step in my event attending journey, I will remember it forever.

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18 October 2010
Emotional Event

Another Armageddon and this one was an emotional event for me. The event and guests were amazing, and I had a great time, it just ended with me in tears. Sometimes emotions hit us at unexpected times, I’m thankful for having such a great community of friends around me.

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8 March 2010
RDA Event

A chaotic Stargate event in Melbourne, storm damage and lack of organisation. Great Stargate guests including Richard Dean Anderson, what a legend. Ben Browder and Claudia Black are brilliant as were all the guests in attendance. I was only at this event due to the generosity of friends.

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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

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

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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