Twenty one- that is the number of jobs I applied for in 2017. Some I had interviews for and my quest introduced me to the possibilities of living and working in Broome, the Kimberleys, land locked Canberra and multicultural Singapore. I decided enough was enough of writing about myself and trying to prove I was the… Continue reading Happy 21st!
One thing people ask me when they have not seen me for a while, is always the same. The 'Have you met anyone?' question, and it is prompting me to write this post under a rainbow screen banner representing this site's support of marriage equality. I know people in general mean well and want me… Continue reading Single Same Sex Supporter
Sometimes it is a few special people in your life who teach you more about yourself than you had thought. Gratitude is the emotion of thankfulness and rather than being what I would call "happy" being grateful is what I am. I have experienced so much joy in my life but also sadness and this… Continue reading Gratitude
Life it is like the ocean. The ebb and flow of each moment is unique - in every splash, the wave as it crashes on the rock is stunning. The waves make their continual impact and carve out their patterns. Reflecting on this magical day at the special seat I have chosen I practise gratefulness.… Continue reading The power of the sea
Stoicism - in the ancient Roman and Greco world the philosophy of thriving in stressful situations was founded. Zeno spread the word from the colonnades and porches of Greece, Seneca branded it, Marcus Aurelius battled with it, relied on it and thankfully penned it, George Washington lived it, Nelson Mandela not only used it to… Continue reading Thrive and survive
Famous love stories are full of joy, tragedy, despair, elation, passion, adultery and usually some form of god damn unrequited love. True love, history and life have proven never to be straightforward, black and white or simple. The tempestuous or romanticised relationships of Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere, Rhett and Scarlett,… Continue reading Letting your love out
Sunday the day of rest, or for me today was a fairly unique activity afternoon spent near the auspicious arches of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. As a birthday present my favourite three bought me a set of dance lessons. As a former child dancer, I have continued to love the world of dance and as… Continue reading The mental bucket list