Getting from there to here

I am one G&T down by an hour into the flight. On top of the glass of overpriced bubbly at the airport before we left it may not have been a good idea to finish writing the text of my two presentations to CILIP groups at this point. The guy sitting in front of me…

In which I talk about failure

So, it’s only Day 4 of #blogjune and already I have missed a day! It’s not that I didn’t think of it late last night when I still had time to post before the midnight deadline. It’s more that I physically could not do one more thing by that time yesterday. How to define failure?…

Colours in my week

Looks like paradise doesn’t it? Sunset can make just about anywhere look like a tropical island hideaway – this is the north facing bay at Scott’s Head, on the NSW mid north coast, about 6 hours drive from Sydney. The trusty iPhone took this – I had also taken a slightly different shot (it’s the…

Project water polo

I’m excited to be working with Cronulla Water Polo Club to help get their social media presence off the ground. It’s an interesting blend for me of the professional and personal – combining something I have definitely learned about and explored in my professional life with a contribution to a sport that has been such…

Staying in touch with my teenagers

This post is inspired by a number of things. Partly a great blog post I picked up on WordPress’ freshly pressed page about being facebook friends with your parents, partly this cartoon from Unshelved and partly some stuff going on at the moment with my own kids. It’s a fine line we parents of teenagers walk,…

A TV meme

It’s pretty funny really, the thought of me doing a TV meme as I actually watch very little TV. However, I found this one on LiberryDwarf‘s blog and it made me laugh, because so many answers were probably what I would write. And it’s a slow-ish Thursday afternoon. So, in the interests of perpetuating a…