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Road Trip Breakdown

Have you ever been on a road trip with four kids, two dogs and a wife and had your car breakdown in the middle of nowhere? I have. It was an absolute nightmare. We had just driven thirteen hours from the border of Western Australia to the outer suburbs of Perth, and our car broke …

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Cafe Holiday

There’s nothing like a bit of annual leave to reset and find your zen again. With all the recent chaos at Cafe Mint, I needed to get away and let my hair down. Hopefully, Melanie can keep our small business thriving while I travel across the country for a couple of weeks. With a bit …

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Back to Bones

It’s not often the Arcane Tribunal comes to this realm, but I suppose I really shouldn’t be surprised. A bit of wizard flame to heat up your soup is one thing, but I used world magic to reanimate that skeleton. That means the spell doesn’t need maintaining; it draws power from this realm itself to …

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Educated Mechanic

I try to talk to my customers whenever I get the chance, get to know them a bit better. I think it helps create a friendly atmosphere here at Cafe Mint. There’s nothing quite like some warm tea and even warmer conversation. Today I had the utmost pleasure of meeting Bentleigh the mechanic. I loved …

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Time Continues Flying

I always thought owning my own business would remove this strange little paranoia of mine. Nope! Seems to have just made it worse. For some reason I’ve had this recurring nightmare where I arrive late to work for some reason, and I get immediately fired. I just really hate being late for things, even if …

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Brand on Display!

Currently, I’m tossing up how effective motor advertising really is, as compared to the downsides. We have to start getting the Cafe Mint name out there, and slapping the name on the side of a vehicle (and the top, and everywhere else) might be one way to do it. I’m happy to drive the Mint-Mobile, …

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