Author: Nicky Way

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics I'm one of only 50% of adult australians who does or can read more than a basic form. I think that's scary and more than a little bit sad. Australia, the lucky country, where education is in abundance and free...

A book written by Kate Holden. I started reading it and then I wanted to put it down almost immediately. And I did. [caption id="attachment_1051" align="alignleft" width="225"] Kate Holden's maiden book[/caption] Kate Holden’s In my skin a memoir is her first book. Published in 2005 it’s not a...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Travelling is a funny thing.  When you start your journey you’re super hyped and excited and noticing all kinds of things [caption id="attachment_954" align="alignright" width="225"] Packing light[/caption] you never usually would.  For instance, you’re about to spend around 20 hours huddled into a seat smaller than the...

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...

A little while ago I signed up for Digital Parents International Blog Swap Day.  That's where DP pair you with an awesome blogger from the other side of the world, with a  blog similar to yours and you get to post on each others blogs.  Lucky...

Eight years ago I came out. Yes that's right, in 2008, at the same time as the iphone was released, I realised that I was passionate about facebook, social media and blogging. It was almost like it was fate.  As I started to write more the term 'social media' was coined and cool...