Love to learn

30+11 days of posting

I have a passion for learning. Not the structured type of learning that allows you to add some letters after your name. The sort of learning that allows you to explore a subject, meander around it, poke and prod it until you derive what you want from it. I love this type of learning where […]

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30+10 days of posting

Over the years I have worked very hard to change my perspective from glass half empty to glass half full. The facts remain the same, the one difference is how I deal with them. Fact No. 1: To stop the spiralling numbers of Covid-19 cases in Melbourne Australia, our state government has declared a state […]

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30+9 days of posting

One of my great joys is creating harmonious spaces, consequently a lot of thought went to each item I chose for my home. Needless to say the builder and I had several conversations about budget. Of all the items I chose for my bathroom, there is one brand that pops into my mind almost every […]

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30+8 days of posting

Today as I wandered down the the local French bakery I started thinking about the jacket I was wearing. It is a souvenir (memory). My home is full of them, not that anyone else would know. In 1994 I was travelling through Europe with my cousins. I bought the jacket at Printemps in Lyon. We […]

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30+7 days of posting

In the couple of months since I moved in, the weather has changed dramatically. The days of open windows and warm breezes are long gone. My office has been transformed from piles of boxes to a spacious, peaceful working space. For the first time in a long time, I now have a haven. One of […]

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June 15

30+6 days of posting

Today I was told that a member of my extended family was diagnosed with a brain tumor. It is a catalyst for me to stop procrastinating. For a long time I have been thinking about launching a branding course. Today is the day. No FB ads, no landing page, no upsell, no downsell. Just the […]

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30+4 days of posting

Today I spent some time with a young business woman that I have been mentoring for about 12 months. It’s relatively informal, she had started a new business about 18 months ago. When she reached out, I was happy to help in whatever way I could. Our discussions are not structured in terms of an […]

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30+3 days of posting

One of my tasks in isolation has been to sort out the many photographs that over the years have ended up in the “photographs box.” It was always with the intention they would be sorted, culled and photographs of treasured moments stored in photograph albums. Fast forward to 2020. These photographs are no longer destined […]

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