Time’s running out

Despite the time displayed, I did not take this photo at 3.25am (silly clock!)   Farewell, old friend It was 1982. I’d saved enough pocket money. I was ready to spend it on my first major purchase – a clock radio. So Mum and Dad took me to – I’m tempted to say Brashes, to make the … More Time’s running out

My experience as an Oxfam Trailwalker volunteer

Last year, I was part of a team that completed the Melbourne Oxfam Trailwalker event, walking together for 100km on the outskirts of townships, up and over low mountain ranges, and to Jells Park, within Melbourne suburbia, to raise money for Oxfam Australia’s many wonderful projects. This year, I was part of the event from … More My experience as an Oxfam Trailwalker volunteer

Brushes with fame

I am fascinated by celebrities. Not celebrities themselves (with a few exceptions, of course – a girl’s got to have some interests!). And not the lifestyles – I find reality shows really dull. But the idea of celebrity or recognition intrigues me. I’ve been fortunate to experience a few very fleeting moments of fame (taking a very … More Brushes with fame

My recent insights into the world of blogging

Kidspot Voices of 2015 launch and Masterclass Last weekend, I went to my first event – presentations and workshops – related to the world of internet blogs. I’ve written here about my nervousness prior to the event, and how reframing this anxiety as excitement / action (butterflies within who are there to help me). However, I was … More My recent insights into the world of blogging