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Platypus, Echidnas and Cataract Gorge. An Update On Our Travels This Week

On Wednesday we went to Beauty Point to the Platypus House. It was our intent to look for platypus in the local rivers, however, it’s still a bit tricky negotiating some spots after the October 2022 floods… But first, Cataract Gorge Platypus House…

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The Greatest Comeback of All-time – Neil Sedaka

For those of us out there who have been on the top and then relegated to the scrap heap, you will relate very strongly to Neil’s story… There have been some great comebacks throughout humankind, but none as poignant nor as heartfelt as that experienced by Neil Sedaka. I was watching Professor of Rock this […]

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Have a Happy New Year 🥳 🍾🎉

Here we are and it’s New Years Eve! May you say good bye to 2022 in fine style and bring in the New Year that will embrace 2023 So, do I have any goals or New Year resolutions for 2023? Nope 😂🤣😂 If I had one piece of advice to give, it would be this […]

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How to Stand Out From The Crowd

It’s simple really – be yourself 😎 Standing out from the crowd takes many forms. But, the most important aspect when seeking success in this regard is to be yourself. Uniformity, was once upon a time, important. That’s no longer the case in today’s world. When I started work a long time ago, I stood […]

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Ottmar Liebert – Isla del Sol

I have been meaning to share Ottmar Liebert’s Isla del Sol for a little while… So, today I am sharing “Isla del Sol,” a wonderful track for your enjoyment. For those who don’t know, Ottmar Liebert is my all time favourite muscician. He personifies Nouveau Flamenco, his very own style, and one that bemused Paco […]

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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, and Truth Works

A post today that means the world to me! I have been at what is referred to as local government week since last Sunday. On Tuesday, Linda and I attended a breakfast with Justin Langer (JL) until earlier this year, Australian Cricket Coach, one of the great players in the history of the game and […]

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The Three Attributes of a Good Leader – VLS

There are three qualities I believe a good leader should aspire to achieve before all others The people we work with are human – never forget that. They deserve your trust and respect. The best way to value them is to make them feel a part of what is happening and to give them a […]

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What A Beautiful World (IGY) – Donald Fagan

One of my favourite bands is Steely Dan. Founding member Donald Fagan had a hit with IGY or what is also known as What A Beautiful World (from the Nightfly Album, which is considered one of pop music’s sneakiest masterpieces). Some say it’s a satirical take on the future of the world proposed by scientists […]

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Leadership and Inspiration – Getting Your Mojo Back

Do you have those days where there is nothing left in the tank, struggle to find a solution to the smallest problem, or doubt your ability to lead your team? Leaders find inspiration in the strangest of places. I have been known to have that “aha” moment while drinking a cup of tea, watching my […]

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Happy New Year 🥳 Be Excellent!

May you have a Happy New Year and start the next year in the knowledge of what we have learnt in 2020 to help make 2021 as awesome as it can be! If you have ever seen Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, then you will understand what I mean by “Be excellent to each other.” […]

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