An amazing year

I just discovered this draft I had written at the end of 2011!  It was, indeed, an amazing year. Thought I would post it anyway… enjoy. This is my first non work day in a while – and I wanted to spend some time ‘dosing up’ on gratitude – I have been ‘Christmas busy’ for…

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Another Era Ends

In late 2005 the most amazing and most unlikely thing happened to me.  I was offered a job by a company in the USA called Withoutabox. Withoutabox was the brain child of two brilliant men, both filmmakers, David Strauss and Joe Neulight.  As most filmmakers know the process of submitting a film to a film…

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Warm things

I am one of those people who feel the cold. I used to live in Townsville in Far North Queensland. Townsville, a tropical town, has an average mid winter temperature of 25 degrees C  or 77 F so most people manage quite well in their shorts and tees. I, on the other hand, could be…

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Fairy Party Wonderland

I am not a party person.  People don’t believe me when I say this as I am so outgoing but it is true.  Historically I haven’t had the patience to waste a lot of time on small talk, these days I am more tolerant since I can usually find something to be grateful for while…

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Hair Blues

My grand daughter Poppy, wants, among other things, to be a hairdresser.  She has her own hair dressing kit and only needed a head to practice on.  This is where I came in. My head was available.  Being between jobs it wasn’t that important what I look like and at my age, really, can anything…

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Treasure Hunt

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and…

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