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NaBloPoMo is not a swear word

NaBloPoMo is not a swear word.   NaBloPoMo is November’s National Blog Posting Month. So for the whole month of November the aim is to write a blog post a day. So far I’m up to two, doing okay. I did miss Saturday and Sunday but then I did think 1 November was Sunday so technically […]

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Finding our tribe

Moving somewhere new can be hard work but finally, thankfully, it’s starting to feel like we have found our tribe (thanks Seth Godin) and in the village where we live the connections are getting stronger. Six months ago we moved from the close community of a mining town in central QLD to real world, busy, […]

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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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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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Why I’m passionate about yoga

Like many of my passions,  my third passion yoga, came into my life right when it was supposed to and just when it was needed most.  Which is to say just before I came to the realisation that I am prone to over thinking and I lean seriously towards being a stress head. It was the […]

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My friend Sue

I don’t know whether friends choose you or you choose your friends but I’m really glad I met Sue. This is my friend Sue.   I caught up with her twice last year but before that I wouldn’t have seen her for about five years when we did our Yoga Teacher Training together. But when I sat on my mat next […]

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Why I’m passionate about health and fitness

I never used to love health and fitness, the second of my passions.  At school I hated sport. I would hide in the toilets at try and avoid it. I walked the cross country, and school sports carnival was a nice day out in the grand stand with friends. After school finished I had a […]

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What are your passions?

What are your passions in life? Late last year I got worried that there was nothing I was passionate about. Sure there was stuff I liked but was that the same? I discussed it with my husband. “I’m passionate about my family but what are the other things that really get me fired up and buzzing? […]

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