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Posted on January 30, 2017

Melbourne Heartbreak. A Personal Reflection

For those of us who live in Melbourne Australia and no doubt for many across the world, the recent senseless killing of five innocent victims by a man speeding up the footpath into lunch time crowds is simply judged as abhorrent. Last…

Posted on December 23, 2016

The Open Home Christmas Poem

The children woke early only to find Their parents still asleep. "Wake up, wake up you sleepy heads, for today, is Christmas Day." With eager expectation They gathered round the tree, In laughter, shrieks and heartfelt thanks They gave and…

Posted on December 14, 2016

3 Reasons Why Goals Are Not Achieved - A Personal Perspective

At the end of every year, I take the time to reflect on the progress I made, both at a personal level and in my business. I list all the achievements, all the challenges – what was accomplished and that which was unmet. When I review the…

Posted on November 28, 2016

Introducing My Acquaintance, Depression

During the last couple of years I met a person called Depression of whom I'd like to introduce you to. Our initial introduction was at a time of significant personal loss when, quite unexpectedly, he dropped in and offered his quiet…

Posted on November 07, 2016

Fresh or Stagnate

Over the years I have enjoyed drinking from crystal clear flowing mountain streams avoiding the stagnate murky waters in favour of the fresh. Keeping ourselves fresh is essential if we want to be life givers and by that I mean, those…

Posted on October 04, 2016

100 Percent from 10 Percent

Living in Melbourne's West has been an incredible experience this past weekend with the Western Bulldogs winning their first grand final in 62 years. The passion, the belief, the palpable emotions and excitement of fans has been…

Posted on August 25, 2016

Universe Offloading

"There is a reason for everything" I hear people say. When things go wrong, when the consequences are painful others comfort us with these words. The other sentence is "the universe sent this along to teach me". I think there are reasons.…

Posted on April 25, 2016

Closing The Door On The Day

Those of us who care about our work with the added fortune of an active mind find it difficult to not have the brain whirring of an evening or a weekend on work matters. Here is one suggestion with two physical variants that might be…

Posted on March 21, 2016

Depression: When Blokes Talk

Women seem to disclose their challenges quite naturally. If they are having a tough time of it, they will more readily confide in their girlfriends and lean on others for support. Guys on the other hand tend to be closed books. Lots of…

Posted on March 15, 2016

Five Cents

Over the years I have had a collection of five cent pieces that was growing by the day. A couple of years back, upon moving house, I threw them into a suitcase forgetting their existence. This week, after moving house again I discovered…

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