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Update February 2016

I never published this previously but found it in my drafts so doing a bit of a tidy and retrospectively publishing this in October 2021 Photo update of what I've been up to in February 2016 Pepper in Peakhurst... obviously we were trying to do some paving in the courtyard: Looks like the back fence was being fenced up a bit more... this was mainly to stop Pepper and Sprocket from barking so much... I don't know if it really helped in the end. Must have been around Chinese New Year as I went to the temple in Glebe...  Steamboat or Hot Pot at Avelyn's.  Definitely must have been for Chinese New Year! Putting in garden beds in the front yard.  This ended up being for a tree or two.  Maybe my fig tree from memory. Plane food... hmmm... where was I going? Ah the US!  I think my Uncle Patrick had just passed and I was heading out with my Mum to be with family. This was in an outlet store in Long Beach sort of area.  I just remember doing a lot of walking (by myse

No Regrets Policy

No Regrets  At work, there were a bunch of "no regrets" initiatives and it prompted me to think about life and decisions or life choices.  Big or small I realised you could attach a "no regrets" lens to things or at least decide based on less regret!  But I also wanted to look at lens by taking responsibility for my decisions and have since adopted a No Regrets Policy. At one stage I was thinking about writing a book. Not for anyone but for myself.  It was going to be WWYD or What Would You Do?  (Or in my case, What Would Yvonne Do?)  This policy is part of the imaginary book. What is a Policy?  I work in government and I still don't really know what a policy is!  But to me it's a principle or a framework in which to work within.  So that's what I do with my No Regrets Policy. I either make a decision with that in mind - should I buy x?  Will I regret not getting it?  Will I regret getting it and not using it?  Will I regret missing out?  Will I regret i