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Lucy (fourth from left) and friends circa year 12 — posing behind our Maths textbooks because that was the cool thing to do.

First things first, don’t worry about your acne — they’ll disappear in due time!

I’m sure you’re worried about lots of things at the moment; the formal, choosing subjects for VCE and how to put on eyeliner without smudging, but I came here from the future to tell you that…


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I recently stayed at my husband’s uncle’s holiday house as we were visiting his side of the relatives over Christmas.

It was a beautiful house, with the highest of ceilings, gorgeous marble floors and thick wooden doors that would majestically welcome you into every room of the house.

We were…


Dylan, the Chai Villain, is making the best sticky chai blend Melbourne is yet to taste. Dylan was frustrated at the somewhat “beige” chai options available in Melbourne cafes, ones that didn’t have the heat and deep flavour balance of the chai he drank growing up.

So he decided to…


Anita was a marketing manager who one day found herself jobless and dairy and soy intolerant. …


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Leanne is the wonderfully generous and kind lady boss behind Bao Z — a specialised insta hustle selling one thing and one thing only: Seremban Siew Bao. Don’t worry, I will describe and explain what these little babies are to the newbies out there, but you must all know this…


Aidan was a Senior Chef de Partie in some of the top Michelin starred restaurants of the world. …


Kitty is no ordinary home baker. She didn’t learn how to make cakes from recipe books and trial and error #isobaking, oh no no no, Kitty learnt and practised the art of cake making in the best Melbourne kitchens. And by the best, we’re talking about working as a pastry…


Welcome to The Herborium, a modern emporium of Herbal Tonics based on the ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

What’s a Herbal Tonic, you ask? Wendy, a Registered Physiotherapist and Boss Lady at Herborium, explains it best as “basically flavoured water”. But don’t underestimate the power of this flavoured…


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Did you ever have a teacher at school who punished people when they simply walked out of the classroom to go to the bathroom?

I did.

There was one teacher I remember who gave a 30 minutes timeout to a boy in class who one day simply walked out of…


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We all know requirements are hard to come by. Between your indecisive Product Owners (PO), shifting organisational agendas and random streams of input from substitute technical architects, often it takes about 3 discovery workshops, 10 status meetings and 5 technical workshops to get everybody to agree on one requirement.

As…

Lucy M

Food Curator @FoodAroundTheHood, Techie @LexiconDigital

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