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Living the Daydream

For a while I stopped taking responsibility for the life I had that I didn’t want, which I’d created out of basically focusing on all the things wrong that I didn’t want, every time I saw reminders. Then I remembered that my outer life exactly mirrors my inner world and inner beliefs. It will always prove us right, no matter what. No matter how true or how crazy the belief. It ALWAYS comes true. We are always right. Ever noticed that? (more…)

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When I grow up


One of my dreams when I was a little kid growing up in South Africa was to be the first female fireman. I was crushed when someone beat me to it only a few years later, long before I was old enough to be the first. Another dream of mine was to have my own harem some day. Sure, I was probably too young to know what a harem was, but I heard the word somewhere, asked my mom and she told me. My first thought was, “WOW!!!! Why can’t women have their own harems?!! That sounds like HEAVEN! When I grow up, I’m going to have my own harem!”

Almost makes me wish I was grown up already…

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Look, don’t look. Basic Quantum Patriarchy Theory

…as my friend Nicholas Domoney puts it.


See, if we can all just go back to the ancient matriarchal system where women owned the land, called the shots and the pressure was on men to compete and be the better looking or better performing sex, there’d be no more ambiguity. That’s what’s under all of this gender confusion currently… women remember that that’s what they prefer, but they don’t dare ask for it. That said, western women can change the scales any time. I live it in my own little microcosm and won’t go back to the old system. (more…)

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Sweet Californication

What? I'm the asshole, just because I say what's on everybody's mind?

What I learned about sex, love and my inner masculine through watching Hank Moody over the years…


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“Victims Are Violent People”

I came across this today on The Work of Byron Katie’s facebook page. She often posts ideas that get me reevaluating everything:

victims are violent people - byron katie

I noticed my friend Kolby had responded: (more…)

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Safe with me

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The Midnight Planétarium Watch

Solar System watch clock

Ever since the first cuckoo clock I ever read about in a book as a child, I have been obsessed with perfectly hand crafted timepieces and the traditional art of clockmaking. And for as long as I have loved clocks I have desired one particular timepiece into existence that showed the position and rotation of our plants around our star. Every few years I’d search online to see if it had come into existence yet, and then today, by sheer luck I finally stumbled onto it without even searching!


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We are the grand daughters of the witches that you could not burn.

Somos las nietas de las brujas que no pudiste quemar

via Twitter

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Sacred-Washing: A definition.


I’m surprised no-one has come forward and coined this term before, (I even Googled it to be sure) so I will go ahead!

Sacred-Washing: Sort of like “Green-Washing” but even better! You can potentially have “sacred sex” or “sacred connecting” with anyone, for any reason, as long as its called “sacred” and the people we “connect” with are “Gods” or “Goddesses”. (more…)

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The Secret Lake and a hidden place

The Secret Lake, Beloved Festival 2014
The Secret Lake, Beloved Festival 2014 (Tidewater OR)

I got back from Beloved a few days ago and intended to post privately here about the journey, but I’m finding it impossible to put it into words. It’s all sticky in my heart and mind still. I guess I’m still processing what happened there. I’m still processing even deciding to go at the last minute and see my previous partner there, in his element, connecting with girls who gathered around him a lot. It would have been a lot easier if he’d been less visible. And constantly bumping into him was weird in so many ways. I fell apart a few times only to be gently and patiently gathered up by the only person who has ever really understood me and never left my side. With his support I was able to more gently face my fears, stand tall and be strong in my own being, enjoying the juicy bounty of my favourite festival in the Universe. It was overall an incredibly positive, healing, bonding and magical experience returning to Beloved this year, which I feel this image gives a glimpse of. The photo isn’t manipulated at all by the way, it really looks like this at night. All the installations at Beloved had the ability to take you to another world, because they were so fantastical and unreal… (more…)

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How to reboot your Roku using the remote

Why_it_s_cool___Roku_Streaming_PlayerFeeling lazy? Here’s how to override and reboot a Roku 3 from your armchair using only the remote. Even if its frozen:

  • Press Home 5x
  • Up
  • Rewind 2x
  • Fast Forward 2x

Yay! :)

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Incredibly affordable unlimited hosting

a2hostingI was with ANHosting for YEARS because of their great support, excellent bandwidth and super cheap unlimited package WITH the full cPanel. They recently got bought out by the much more expensive and well-known Midphase, so my package has been scaled down and the price has gone way up. I am really bummed about this, but will be moving over to A2Hosting as soon as my contract is over. A2Hosting, aside from the extremely similar name has an uncanny resemblance to ANHosting in their package offerings and the exact same prices, that I have to wonder if its somehow them, or an offshoot of them… I thought I’d give you guys a heads up. I’ll be moving soon. If anyone wants to leave comments here on their experiences with A2Hosting, that would be super appreciated!

You can check out their packages and prices: A2hosting.com. Their single domain package starts at $3.92/mo and their unlimited package (the one I’ll be hosting on) is $4.90/mo. Sweet deal!

Oh, and whatever you do decide to get, of wherever you go for hosting, be sure to get cPanel in your package, and not some fancy looking admin system that will completely limit your developer.

a2hosting discount code July 2015 SALEPS: I found a discount code you can use this month for A2Hosting Web Hosting to get 51% off: Dont forget to use the coupon code 51FAST to save on your first web hosting invoice!

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Mosaic Moon – fine hand painted and hand dyed yarns

It’s hard to believe I was gifted this highly coveted skein set and it’s in my mitts! This gittery hand-crafted mini skein set made by Morwenna Palmehn of Mosaic Moon™ was inspired by the 4th Dr. Who’s scarf. I’m thrilled to be working on her new line of packaging to go with her lovely logo designed by the illustrious Echo-X, and soon a new website will be in the works too! The colours are truly amazing. I’m a little bit intimidated by the yarn (due to my rather average knitting skill) and hope I don’t waste it on the wrong project. But I’m going to do it anyway!!!

These scrmuptious sets would make some amazing Whovian socks, mitts, even a stripey sweater!  All 7 colors of the 4th Dr.'s scarf in mini skein semisolids with the brand-new '4th Doctor's Scarf' colorway.

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Jacob’s Well – one of the most dangerous dive spots on the planet

The largest underwater cave in Texas has been known to swallow people whole, it has also provided a nearly non-stop source of water for thousands of years. Jacob’s Well is an amazing sight to see, as the water from deep within the well pools out into a natural spring that runs off into Cypress Creek.

Jumping into Jacob's Well, Texas

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DJ Arch JR – My DJ King of Kwaito

RAD!!!!! This 2 year old South African DJ is really feeling it! If you don’t know what Kwaito music sounds like, this is it! Kwaito emerged in Johannesburg in the 90s, and is a variant of house music, but with African sounds and samples.

You can find him on FB as Dj_arch_jnr! He is the world’s youngest DJ.

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The back story:

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SOLVED: How to fix a bluetooth mouse that keeps disconnecting in Windows 8 & 8.1

So many perfectly good bluetooth mice are sent back to the manufacturer for randomly disconnecting, when in fact they are working 100% fine. Most of the time its not the mouse, but Windows 8 that’s causing the problem. Here’s how I fixed it: (more…)

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Best, Affordable Stock Photography Resources

Just like typography, the quality of your stock images can make or break your designs. You can get a year of unlimited royalty free stock image downloads from GraphicStock for a flat $99 with my code: graphicstock.refr.cc/277VT7K, or buy them for a dollar an image at dollarphotoclub.com. I use both. If you need an invite code for dollarphotoclub, let me know.

Stock Photo Discount Code

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Beth Moon Spent The Last 14 Years Photographing The World’s Oldest Trees

Mesmerizing black-and-white photographs of the world’s most majestic ancient trees. A must-have book for my collection.

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30 Gorgeous Free Web Fonts

It’s hard to wade through the thousands of amateur web fonts to find the ones you can use to sharpen up your designs. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up the greatest free web fonts from around the web to get you started.
Here are 30 beautiful fonts to get you started…

Jura comes in four different weights, so it will work anywhere

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90% off VideoBlocks Coupon

video-blocks-logoHere it is! I spent a week downloading countless gorgeous stock videos like this one for free from Video Blocks by signing up and cancelling my subscription within the week.

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However if a week isn’t enough for you, you can use my referral link to get 90% off Video Blocks usual yearly plan – usually it costs $79 a month for unlimited royalty free downloads or $474 per year so this coupon is essential.

Download from over 100,000 Stock Videos, Production Music, AE Templates & more! Here’s a coupon for a 90% discount: http://videoblocks.refr.cc/TXJVD8Q.

And if you’re looking for the same massive discount for royalty free stock photos, stock illustrations, icons in high res and vector format – check out my other post.

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