TEDx and Me!

TEDx Noosa   Dreams do come true, I have wanted to share this story with the world and I in 2013 I had a chance to do that at the first ever TEDx Noosa. Find out about the best and most fun decision I have ever made and the words of wisdom from a friend that changed my…

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Gratitude – A Cure for Depression?

Gratitude – A Cure for Depression?     This Is No Fun Depression is no fun…  none at all, I hated it. Obsession isn’t any fun either… all that relentless going over what happened, who said what, who did what, and how unfair it all was.   After a major life crisis I spent the…

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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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The Most Amazing Man in the World

Today it is my husband’s birthday.  He is the most amazing man in the world. And the best of husbands. I almost missed marrying him because I said no when he asked me (except not so politely).  It is only that a brave girlfriend said this to me: “You should marry him, he will treat…

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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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On Photos, cameras and the instant life

Digital cameras – a subject my husband though might make for a good Grateful Friday post over at the film blog.  He was suggesting I could be grateful for how wonderful they are. Ha! I could be grateful for them, I could be grateful for anything and probably I will choose to be grateful for the…

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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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Best Job in the World

I am currently job hunting and so this is much on my mind. How to find a job with meaning, purpose, excitement and flexibility?? A job that is going to make a difference is what I am after. It’s a hard role to find, especially when you had a job just like that for over…

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