'OBJECTHOOD'

TASK 11 – Travel. Anna. M 
You are taking a trip;
What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? I don’t really have a list, I wish I did, but when it comes to packing I’m very disorganized unless its a particularly exciting destination. Rather than a list there is a lot of grabbing, grab a couple of pairs of undies, grab some t-shirts, skirts ect, then move to the bathroom and grab what ever seems of importance of my bath room counter (basic makeup, toothbrush, toothpaste, i always forget shower stuff because its in another area and always end up buying that stuff at the location). The last thing I always pack is my laptop and charger. I cant be without my laptop. Scary. 
Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? Laptop & charger. What do you miss most while you are away? Wifi if there is none. My pillow and bed, no matter how cushy the location is, I never sleep amazingly. Oops I really do come across as a bit of a nerd, but I love my laptop.

TASK 11 – Travel. Anna. M

You are taking a trip;

What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? I don’t really have a list, I wish I did, but when it comes to packing I’m very disorganized unless its a particularly exciting destination. Rather than a list there is a lot of grabbing, grab a couple of pairs of undies, grab some t-shirts, skirts ect, then move to the bathroom and grab what ever seems of importance of my bath room counter (basic makeup, toothbrush, toothpaste, i always forget shower stuff because its in another area and always end up buying that stuff at the location). The last thing I always pack is my laptop and charger. I cant be without my laptop. Scary.

Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? Laptop & charger.

What do you miss most while you are away? Wifi if there is none. My pillow and bed, no matter how cushy the location is, I never sleep amazingly.

Oops I really do come across as a bit of a nerd, but I love my laptop.

TASK 11 – Travel. Grace. L

You are taking a trip;

What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose?

Survival necessities: Music and water, wallet, phone, (phone charger?) could also apply to below category/OCD

For cleanliness and to keep the OCD at bay: Face wash, toothbrush and toothpaste, undies, deodorant

Comfort items: Sunglasses, tissues, lip gloss, pen and paper, moisturiser, pillow, a bag

Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? Tissues, lip gloss and water

What objects do you miss most while you are away? My bedroom sound system that dad setup. My sister once walked past my room and said it sounded like a nightclub. Also all my cd’s and records.

TASK 11 – Travel. Alana. H 
You are taking a trip; 
What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? Keys, phone, wallet. 
If I will be away from home for the day I am likely to take a water bottle and a snack (ie. muesli bar) if I know I won’t be able to buy kosher food somewhere. 
Unless it’s boiling hot in the middle of summer, I will always take a jacket or some sort if I am out for the day (as Melbourne always gets cold in the evening!)
Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? My wedding and engagement rings (always make sure they are on my finger before I leave the house).
What objects do you miss most while you are away? My laptop (that’s if I don’t take it away)… hmm cannot think of anything sentimental. I think I’d just miss home. I like being in my own space - and my home is set up the way I like it. I like the convenience of having everything there.

TASK 11 – Travel. Alana. H

You are taking a trip;

What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? Keys, phone, wallet. 

If I will be away from home for the day I am likely to take a water bottle and a snack (ie. muesli bar) if I know I won’t be able to buy kosher food somewhere. 

Unless it’s boiling hot in the middle of summer, I will always take a jacket or some sort if I am out for the day (as Melbourne always gets cold in the evening!)

Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? My wedding and engagement rings (always make sure they are on my finger before I leave the house).

What objects do you miss most while you are away? My laptop (that’s if I don’t take it away)… hmm cannot think of anything sentimental. I think I’d just miss home. I like being in my own space - and my home is set up the way I like it. I like the convenience of having everything there.

TASK 10 – Animals. Rebecca. G 
Do you have a favourite animal? Do I have to only pick one? I have had an obsession with owls since childhood - in fact tore every picture of owls out of every library book at my (wait for it) high school library…and kept them in a file for years.  Also used to collect owls.  My favourite book as a child was Dr Owls Party - I have attached a photo.  I still have my well sticky-taped copy in the bookcase.  There was also a show called Owly School on TV when I was little.  My attraction to them was once obsessive, and weird because we never had any around us in the areas I grew up - I think the owl is my totem, and harkens back to my ancestry - some ancient Anglo-Celtic something embedded in my DNA.

TASK 10 – Animals. Rebecca. G

Do you have a favourite animal? Do I have to only pick one?
I have had an obsession with owls since childhood - in fact tore every picture of owls out of every library book at my (wait for it) high school library…and kept them in a file for years.  Also used to collect owls.  My favourite book as a child was Dr Owls Party - I have attached a photo.  I still have my well sticky-taped copy in the bookcase.  There was also a show called Owly School on TV when I was little.  My attraction to them was once obsessive, and weird because we never had any around us in the areas I grew up - I think the owl is my totem, and harkens back to my ancestry - some ancient Anglo-Celtic something embedded in my DNA.

TASK 10 – Animals. Milly. F 
Do you have a favourite animal? Yes, I think that the Pygmy hippo is really cool.

TASK 10 – Animals. Milly. F

Do you have a favourite animal? Yes, I think that the Pygmy hippo is really cool.

TASK 10 – Animals. Sangeeta. S 
Do you have a favourite animal? Zebra for sure!! Striped wild horses tearing up the African plains each with their own unique pattern. The best. 

TASK 10 – Animals. Sangeeta. S

Do you have a favourite animal? Zebra for sure!! Striped wild horses tearing up the African plains each with their own unique pattern. The best. 

TASK 10 – Animals. Pia. I 
Do you have a favourite animal? 2 years ago I wasn’t really a big fan of pigs, or at least I didn’t really think they were adorably cute (the adults anyway), the way I did say puppies or other furry babies. But after doing my research, which involved having to commission 21 of them to be slaughtered for my work, I feel entirely indebted to them (as I should be). After washing, dressing and naming each I’ve come to respect them, and see the inherent beauty of their species. Chosen because of their close anatomical configuration to humans, but my pigs were not merely imitation humans, but individual organisms, each requiring their own careful attention, respect and dignity.  
I am particularly fond of their noses! I can’t believe such a sensitive and seemingly fragile skin is responsible for such chaos when then go rooting around. 
I will often wander over to animal farms at markets and such to check out if there are any piglets. You can usually hear their grunting and squealing from afar.  But after the most recent swine flu epidemic, there was a reduction in pigs been shown.  It’s been really disappointing, because as much as the chooks and goats are sweet, I really just want to hold a little piggy. 
At the Flower and Garden show this year I went to the animal farm at the end of the day, just after all the animals were tucked away for the evening, but enquired as to if there were any piglets…. The girl working there asked if they were my favourite animals, I told her a bit about my research and she immediately went ‘Ahhh…. You must be Pia, Sonia’s sister’…. Apparently I have a reputation as being the ‘Pig Lady’.

TASK 10 – Animals. Pia. I

Do you have a favourite animal? 2 years ago I wasn’t really a big fan of pigs, or at least I didn’t really think they were adorably cute (the adults anyway), the way I did say puppies or other furry babies. But after doing my research, which involved having to commission 21 of them to be slaughtered for my work, I feel entirely indebted to them (as I should be). After washing, dressing and naming each I’ve come to respect them, and see the inherent beauty of their species. Chosen because of their close anatomical configuration to humans, but my pigs were not merely imitation humans, but individual organisms, each requiring their own careful attention, respect and dignity. 

I am particularly fond of their noses! I can’t believe such a sensitive and seemingly fragile skin is responsible for such chaos when then go rooting around.

I will often wander over to animal farms at markets and such to check out if there are any piglets. You can usually hear their grunting and squealing from afar.  But after the most recent swine flu epidemic, there was a reduction in pigs been shown.  It’s been really disappointing, because as much as the chooks and goats are sweet, I really just want to hold a little piggy.

At the Flower and Garden show this year I went to the animal farm at the end of the day, just after all the animals were tucked away for the evening, but enquired as to if there were any piglets…. The girl working there asked if they were my favourite animals, I told her a bit about my research and she immediately went ‘Ahhh…. You must be Pia, Sonia’s sister’…. Apparently I have a reputation as being the ‘Pig Lady’.

TASK 10 – Animals. Megan. P 
Do you have a favourite animal? As a species I find felines to be cleaner and less needy, but some dogs are almost human when you get to know them.
I have had a bad run of cats lately, but my favourite animal in the world ever was my cat Osbourne.  He was an attractive brown tabby who weighed 7 kilos at his prime, and 11 kilos when he was old, obese and partly lame.  He was mean and grumpy but was my constant companion in my teenage years.
My second favourite animal in the world ever was my next cat Lilly.  She was the friendliest cat I have ever met.  Through her, I met a neighbour who has become a very dear friend.
One of my current favourite animals a canine old lady called Flood who is smart, loyal and still playful.  
The other one is a six year old kelpie cross called William.  He is lean and black and shiny and when I visit him he goes in to an unparallelled joyful frenzy.  
I have recently acquired my own black kelpie puppy, Lotte, who is cute, but all puppies are cute.  In a year’s time she may be my favourite animal.

TASK 10 – Animals. Megan. P

Do you have a favourite animal? As a species I find felines to be cleaner and less needy, but some dogs are almost human when you get to know them.

I have had a bad run of cats lately, but my favourite animal in the world ever was my cat Osbourne.  He was an attractive brown tabby who weighed 7 kilos at his prime, and 11 kilos when he was old, obese and partly lame.  He was mean and grumpy but was my constant companion in my teenage years.

My second favourite animal in the world ever was my next cat Lilly.  She was the friendliest cat I have ever met.  Through her, I met a neighbour who has become a very dear friend.

One of my current favourite animals a canine old lady called Flood who is smart, loyal and still playful.  

The other one is a six year old kelpie cross called William.  He is lean and black and shiny and when I visit him he goes in to an unparallelled joyful frenzy.  

I have recently acquired my own black kelpie puppy, Lotte, who is cute, but all puppies are cute.  In a year’s time she may be my favourite animal.

TASK 10 – Animals. Nella. T

Do you have a favourite animal?

TASK 11 – Travel. Almendra. B 
You are taking a trip;
What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? iPod, lip balm and mirror… My iPod works as a mirror too.
Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? See above.
What objects do you miss most while you are away? My slippers, I hate being bare foot in an unfamiliar environment but they’re too bulky to justify having them take up space in my luggage so I take thongs instead – versatile enough to wear around the house as well as down to the beach etc. They’re just not the same. 
Possibly a little off track, but I also need to wear socks to bed. Even in summer.

TASK 11 – Travel. Almendra. B

You are taking a trip;

What is on your list of things to take regardless of destination or purpose? iPod, lip balm and mirror… My iPod works as a mirror too.

Besides your keys, wallet or phone, what items can you not leave home without? See above.

What objects do you miss most while you are away? My slippers, I hate being bare foot in an unfamiliar environment but they’re too bulky to justify having them take up space in my luggage so I take thongs instead – versatile enough to wear around the house as well as down to the beach etc. They’re just not the same.

Possibly a little off track, but I also need to wear socks to bed. Even in summer.