Hello 2012: Some New Year (sorta) Resolutions

I’m not big on New Year resolutions, but here are a few things I’d like to work on this year. This year I want to spend more time outside. I’m going to leave early so I can walk more places instead of taking the bus. I want to sit outside on sunny days. I’m goingContinue reading “Hello 2012: Some New Year (sorta) Resolutions”

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A Year of Sydney Sunsets on Instagram

Sydney has the most gorgeous sunsets. I’ve been snapping photos of the sky for the last year on my iPhone. I love to share them on Instagram and Twitter one by one, but it was really fun to pull them all together into one blog post here. These are a few of my favourite snaps. “With innovation andContinue reading “A Year of Sydney Sunsets on Instagram”

30 Day Challenge: Going Veggo

I had an interesting start to this month’s challenge.  Tuesday was Melbourne Cup and after a few drinks I found myself scarfing down a delicious chorizo pizza. Not a very good way to start my 30 days as vegetarian. However, I’m hopefully on the right track now. The idea of having a meat-free month cameContinue reading “30 Day Challenge: Going Veggo”

What trends are you seeing today?

Going to local events with crowd-sourced talks such as TEDx and Ignite are a great way to understand current trends in our industries. Several key messages and themes tend to resurface during the talks, and it’s not because the speakers are unoriginal. They are just putting into words, what’s on the minds of many inContinue reading “What trends are you seeing today?”

30 Day Challenge: Postcards from my Travels

I love sending hand written notes to friends. I’ve had a lot of pen pals in the past. I also have accidentally started collecting postcards over the last 8 or 9 years. I used to buy them on trips to use in my scrapbooks and now have a leftover collection of random postcard travel memories.Continue reading “30 Day Challenge: Postcards from my Travels”

30 New Places in 30 Days

My July challenge was to visit 30 new places within 30 days. It could be anything from trying a new restaurant or something simple like a street in Sydney I hadn’t walked down before. I am constantly reminding myself to try new places and not forget to explore what’s in my own backyard. The purposeContinue reading “30 New Places in 30 Days”

30 Day Challenge: Dry June

This is my 26th day in a row of not drinking. My current 30 day challenge of having a “dry June” has been less difficult than I originally thought it would be.  Part of me wondered if I would actually keep my promise of not drinking all month. I think that’s why I delayed bloggingContinue reading “30 Day Challenge: Dry June”