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Shauna Reid

Welcome, weary traveller! I'm Shauna Reid, an Australian writer who moved to Scotland eleven years ago in pursuit of adventure and kilts

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Year In Review

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2013 Review Thingo

12/Jan/2014

Here we go again! Previous episodes: 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009. 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? Moved to Inverness? Grabbed my finances by the bollocks at long last? That’s all I can remember. Must keep a note of this stuff during the year. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and Read More

2012 Review Thingo

03/Jan/2013

Here we go again! Previous episodes: 2011, 2010 and 2009. 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? Organised a pretty awesome retreat. Went to Barcelona and Madrid. Drank coffee! Now I’m an addict. Gimme gimme. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next this year? Read More

2011 Review Thingo

31/Dec/2011

 (with 2009 and 2010 answers as well) 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? 2009 – Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2010 – Visited Italy and Los Angeles, made a souffle, grew Read More

2010 Review Thingo

31/Dec/2010

(with last year’s answers as well) 1. What did you do this year that you’d never done before? 2009 – Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2010 – Visited Italy and Los Angeles, made a souffle, grew parsnips, Read More

Reverb 10, Day 10 – Wisdom and Baffies

12/Dec/2010

December 10 – WisdomWhat was the wisest decision you made this year, and how did it play out?Author: Susannah Conway The second wisest decision I made was to get counselling. I'm glad I finally stopped worrying – about the cost, that people would think me wussy, that I didn't feel awful enough to be shrink-worthy Read More

Reverb 10, Day 7 – Community

08/Dec/2010

December 7 – CommunityWhere have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011?Author: Cali Harris I love how you can indulge every interest and every shade of your personality on the internet. No matter how nerdy, obscure, bizarre or perverse, Read More

Reverb 10 Day 1 – One Word

01/Dec/2010

I'm joining in Reverb 10, in which you get a daily writing prompt for the month of December to, "reflect on this year and manifest what's next". Manifest feels like a self-helpy kind of word… and just a jumble of letters away from infest. A infestation of white ants or rats. En blog it will Read More

10 Years of Pussycat

27/May/2010

Dear Blog, Today you turn one hundred and twenty months old! When you began I was just 23 years old, working as a web slave. Now I am 33 years old, working as a web slave. Where did it all go right? (Actually the current web slavery is just helps pay the bills; I do Read More

2009 and Feelin’ Fine

23/Dec/2009

No internet at home so sneakily spewing this out at work! I got this from my pal Trish. 1. What did you do in 2009  that you’d never done before?Competed in a kickboxing tournament (v. unsuccessfully), went on the telly, became a UK citizen, grew tomatoes and salad leaves, bought a house. 2. Did you Read More

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