Be scared and do it anyway

Trying new things can be scary but the feeling you get when you come out the other side is amazing and it’s why I highly recommend to be scared and do it anyway. Last weekend, at the Mudgee Readers Festival in New South Wales,  I had the absolute pleasure to sit in front of a real […]

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Five reasons NOT to keep fit or….

It’s cold it’s dark and you don’t want to get out of bed and the little voice in your head is saying why bother.  It’s telling you…. Five reasons NOT keep fit in the morning dark It’s so warm in your bed You could sleep an hour longer It’s cold..refer to number one You could […]

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Bursting into NYC

So a not so funny thing happened to me not the way on my Delta Flight to NYC.  Right before I touched down in LA, I  started to feel like my insides were cramping up on themselves. And then I got off the plane, where I spent the next three hours in or near the […]

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POSTED IN Freelance writing, NYC, Travel

9/11 Memorial

World Trade Centre 9/11 memorial, what a humbling place to be. Tears come to my eyes and I feel like crying my heart out when I think of the 3,000 people who lost their lives working here and saving people who worked here. So many people are here laughing, chatting, taking photos and I want to tell […]

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Travelling is a funny thing…

Travelling is a funny thing.  When you start your journey you’re super hyped and excited and noticing all kinds of things you never usually would.  For instance, you’re about to spend around 20 hours huddled into a seat smaller than the driver’s seat in a toyota echo, but no why wouldn’t people take the travellator?  […]

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Why I’m passionate about learning

I’m no postcard uni student.  Studying is driving me crazy, nuts in fact.  I’ll be 42 0r 43 before I finish and I think about quitting every day. I’ve been studying by distance on and off for the last seven and a half years.  I’m not sure my precious child free hours couldn’t be better […]

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Why I’m passionate about writing

One minute I was writing in a koala journal, the next I’m a freelance writer. Okay maybe there were a few years in between but it’s proof, if you practice what you’re passionate about it can become your career.  That bit never stops exciting me. Imagine that doing what you love and getting paid for […]

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Four reasons to be excited about the last day of summer

Today is the last day of the Australian summer and I’m excited. Living in central Queensland, summer can seem like it goes on forever. And finally some respite, well kind of… The sun is getting up later and going to bed earlier.  So are the kids. hallelujah. The temperature is going down….a little.  It’s usually […]

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