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Get “Clojure” with Klaus

Get “Clojure” with Klaus

When we asked our Software Engineer Klaus to describe his typical work day, he said… “I wake up, eat raisin toast, check my emails, check our internal work blog, write code, write more code, eat lunch, write some more code, check Facebook, write more code and then go home.” If you eat code for breakfast [...]

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Donna Hay

What’s next for RedBalloon Giftboxes?

After visiting the Gift Fair, Alysha wants to give you a sneak peak at some new RedBalloon Gift Boxes… 800 stalls, 2 days & lots of new ideas for RedBalloon Gift Boxes! It starts with a 7:15am flight from Sydney to Melbourne, a swing by the Cullen Hotel in South Melbourne to drop off the [...]

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A Rousing Greeting

Huskies, Huskies, Huskies!

Let it be said. My Husband is a lucky man. Last year for his birthday we went Husky Dog Sledding in the Hunter Valley (as he’s a huuuuge dog lover) and of course he wasn’t going without me! We turned up bright and early to the property in Belford to a rousing chorus of excited [...]

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Oh yeah baby

Pat a Cheetah? Why not?

Being a tragic National Geographic Nerd when I was a kid, and going through phases of being a zoologist as well as a marine biologist- I’ve always wanted to have a hands on experience with animals. The Pet a Cheetah experience was my chance to fulfill the inner geek and get up close and personal [...]

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Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Sarong ring but no sarong? Expired vouchers? Certainly not things you should give (or receive) for Christmas. But yet it happens.

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How to get what YOU want for Christmas

How to get what YOU want for Christmas

Last week you may have seen Joel’s Blog about what to buy others for Christmas… Well, this week it’s all about how to get what YOU want for Christmas. Other than blatantly announcing what it is you want, here are some tips to make it happen on the sly.

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How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

We’re still a couple of months out but according to a reliable source, 35% of you have started shopping for Christmas gifts already. Here are some ways to sneakily get ideas to give someone a pleasant surprise this Christmas.

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Top 10 backyard experiences!

Top 10 backyard experiences!

Lonely Planet have just released a list of their suggested top 10 thrill seeking experiences around the world. Take a look, you’ll be surprised to find many of these in your backyard!

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Christmas Traditions – try something new

Christmas Traditions – try something new

If you’re tired of the usual Christmas routine, maybe it’s time to change things a bit. All you need to do is a little searching and you’ll uncover lots of holiday and Christmas traditions from different cultures all over the world. Take a little bit from one and some from another, and you’ll have a Christmas celebration like you’ve never had before.

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