Friday Celebrations (2)

Friday Celebrations #13

This year-long Friday celebrations series is my way of documenting the good things that have passed my way during the week and being mindful of these, and more. Riley was telling me at school this week, or perhaps last week (he can be pretty vague on details sometimes), they had a lesson in which the kids were coached on how they could be … [Read More...]

Bikram

Living List Tick – Try Bikram Yoga

  Trying Bikram Yoga is one of the new additions to my Living List. It might seem more of an 'everyday' activity than something that is bucket-list worthy, but I've discovered that sometimes you need to elevate an act in order to give it attention or priority. This is what happened in this … [Read More...]

yarra river

28km (+ 1 year) later

Do you know the mobile application Timehop? The one where you can log in and see what you were doing the same day a year or more ago? Facebook has a similar ‘memories’ opt-in application, too. These reminders are by varying extent cute or downright spooky, depending on how much you document your … [Read More...]

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Friday Celebrations #12

This year-long Friday celebrations series is my way of documenting the good things that have passed my way during the week and being mindful of these, and more. Have you heard of Myotherapy? Ever tried it? I had my first appointment this week, in the hope of working through some Fibromyalgia … [Read More...]

August 2015

What I’m Reading August 2015

My reading this month has been scattered, divided between these three books. I haven't finished any of them, but I'm making decent ground, and I think that's a pretty good recommendation. (Truth be told, other months when I've written these recounts, I haven't gotten nearly as far through some … [Read More...]

What is the future of blogging

What is the Future of Blogging Over the Next 2 Years?

During question time at the blogging workshop I taught this past weekend for the Melbourne Writers Festival, I was asked my thoughts on where I think blogging will head over the next two-plus years, in terms of trends and developments. I thought this was an excellent question and have been … [Read More...]

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Friday Celebrations #11

This year-long Friday celebrations series is my way of documenting the good things that have passed my way during the week and being mindful of these, and more. I took this photo the other day at the kids' school. I'm loving all the green that's starting to appear around the place! It's so … [Read More...]

Happy 9th birthday

9 of the Best Blogging Decisions I Ever Made

It's my blogging birthday today. After nine happy years, I'm still here and plan on sticking around for a whole lot longer! In the spirit of tradition, I thought I would write a helpful 'what I've learned' style of post around the subject of decision making. Our blogging stories are full of … [Read More...]

Friday Celebrations

Friday Celebrations #10

This year-long Friday celebrations series is my way of documenting the good things that have passed my way during the week and being mindful of these, and more. With a brief appearance of sunshine and warmer temperatures this week, I feel hopeful that spring is, in fact, on the horizon. This … [Read More...]

4 Instagram Accounts to Fuel Your Creativity

4 Instagram Accounts to Fuel Your Creativity

If you are on Instagram, I'm sure you follow people for any number (or all) of these reasons: you have some kind of personal relationship or friendship, they are leaders or inspirational figures, they teach, they enrich your mind... and I'm sure there are many more. The following accounts fit the … [Read More...]

Hotels vs AirBnb

Hotels vs Airbnb – Which is Better?

I will say straight away that though I have been to many, many hotels over the course of my life, I have only had three stays at an Airbnb. You might wonder if, or how, I can make any sort of comparison based on that imbalance. I would argue that each of our Airbnb experiences were for reasonably … [Read More...]

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Friday Celebrations #9

This year-long Friday celebrations series is my way of documenting the good things that have passed my way during the week and being mindful of these, and more. Keira was invested into Scouts. (More badges for me to sew! Yippee!) Speaking of Keira, she has begun to read these: Well, … [Read More...]

#julycreativechallenge

#JulyCreativeChallenge – Complete!

July was long. July was busy. Hard. And still I managed to finish the #JulyCreativeChallenge - I honestly don't know how, especially when I put everything together. There's a lot! Of course, there's a fluctuation of quality in the micro poems: I can spot a few I like as is, a few I'd like to … [Read More...]