Outdoors

The theme for Friday Photos this week is ‘outdoors’, so this afternoon we took ourselves off to our favourite Royal National Park for a walk with the intention of finding some photo opportunities. While we did get fairly up close & personal with a 4 – 5 foot goanna, that’s not what I’m writing about…

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…

Five things

Inspired by Bookgrrl’s post on 5 things that are the same or different to 5 years ago (the last time the Census rolled around) I thought I’d reflect on this too. I had to stop and think about the question of where I was living 5 years ago – it seems like a lifetime ago…

Dragonflies in January

Today it’s 5 years since a very dear friend of mine lost her 9 year old son to a brain tumour. I have blogged about this event before, from the perspective of being involved in a community that pulls together in the face of adversity. (As an aside, it seems to me that with the…

In which I talk about depression

I know this seems like a weird topic to insert into the middle of my series of Virtual Advent Calendar posts, but here it is anyway.  I promise this won’t be a morbid or depressing post! Stay with me if you start to wonder where this post is going – it does come together. During…

The power of community

In October this year I attended TEDx Canberra and had a wonderful day listening to many inspirational speakers on a whole range of topics, loosely fitted into the four themes of society, knowing, empowerment and change.  I blogged about my general thoughts from the day here, but the purpose of this post is to explore…