July 2016: EOFY Business

It’s now July, another financial year done & dusted. Normally I try to be quite on top of things in terms of tax refunds as I would like to see my hard earned money back in my account ASAP. Due to a bit of a glitch with my health insurance’s computer system, I don’t know when I am able to get my tax statement from them so that I can finish up my tax. Received my PAYG from my current & previous employer and am thoroughly surprised at how much tax has been taken out. Partly because I’ve got a HECS debt & I’ve hit the threshold for repayment. I can’t complain as it was a loan for me to further my studies, although I’d be really happy once I’ve repaid it all & I can have the extra money in my pocket.

 

The Pokemon Go craze has hit & I’ve joined the bandwagon. I’m not a fanatic Pokemon fan, but the gameplay which is a mix of Ingress with Pokemon really has fascinated me. This is me after a few days’ worth of playing.

 

Pokemon Go

 

I’ve gotten up to level 8, but am mostly a weekend player since I can’t really walk a lot during the day at work & am too tired to be hunting Pokestops & Pokemon during the week. Although my work desk is near a Pokestop, it is about 3m too far for the GPS to register, guess I will have to find excuses to pop outside for things to do every now & then! The cold weather at the moment is also a hindrance to walking outside to look for Pokemon, my fingers are frozen while typing this in my room! Might be time to turn up the heater to warm up.