Platypus, Echidnas and Cataract Gorge. An Update On Our Travels This Week
Posted on January 21, 2023 6 Comments
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…
Spuddling, Procrastination And Watching Kdramas 😁
Posted on January 15, 2023 20 Comments
Today is just a short post to let you know that we have popped down to Tasmania (Westbury) for a week or so. After eight days back at work, we found ourselves flying across the Australian continent to visit my sister and brother-in-law in Westbury, Tasmania for ten days or so. From this… To this… […]
Three Simple Rules For Preventing Burnout
Posted on October 29, 2022 22 Comments
During the last five months, I have made sure to follow my own advice! Keep your weekends work free It doesn’t have to be the weekend per sae, as we all have different work patterns including when we get time off. So, when you do have that break, reconnect with your downtime through closing the […]
Saudade – A Sense of Longing, An Absence Felt – Ottmar Liebert
Posted on September 4, 2022 12 Comments
Today, I thought I would share with you a wonderful piece of music by my favourite guitarist: Ottmar Liebert. It has been another busy week: meetings, reports, attending expos and undertaking presentations to the various communities I have responsibility for regarding the newly adopted budget for 2022/2023. I discovered Ottmar so long ago now. He […]
Managing Personal Space – Should You Keep Your Distance?
Posted on August 13, 2022 13 Comments
Given the nature of what I do in public life, I am forever interacting and meeting with other people in both small and large, busy environments. In particular, I have a range of meetings and events coming up for the remainder of the year, in very public arenas that attract a lot of attention and […]
A Distinct Lack of Interest – Some Days Are Like That!!!
Posted on May 11, 2021 35 Comments
Yes, I am having one of those days… Our daughter has been at her grandmother’s for the last month preparing the final touches to the props she has developed for the movie she is working on, which starts filming at the end of May. She is the head of production on Before Dawn, and her […]
Because, Sometimes The World Has Light
Posted on March 12, 2021 21 Comments
At the end of episode 22 from season one of New Amsterdam, Dr Iggy Frome says to a recovering patient: “because, sometimes the world has light.” The patient suffers from PTSD due to an explosion at a night club and as a result believes there is no good in the world. Sadly, we can find […]
It’s Friday – Some Stories From The Vault
Posted on January 15, 2021 9 Comments
The great thing about a Friday is that you can use this as an opportunity to celebrate the week with your team! I have always used Fridays to make a point of difference regarding the people I have worked with. For instance, if there is Casual Friday in place as a fund raiser undertaken by […]
Happy New Year 🥳 Be Excellent!
Posted on December 31, 2020 11 Comments
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.” […]
Steppin’ In A Slide Zone!
Posted on November 13, 2020 11 Comments
For all of us who have experienced awe and wonder and then those days where we tread water… The Moody Blues – Still the best band I have ever seen live… STEPPIN’ IN A SLIDE ZONE (John Lodge) The Moody Blues I took a ride in a limousine, I took a road I’d never been. […]