Don’t Be Intimidated By International Airports

Travelling alone is not complicated for single females Some people are intimidated by large international airports. However, I find them to be fascinating as they resemble a mini city, multicultural platter of intrigue with all the hustle and bustle. They also provide excellent services […]

It Is More Than Trendy To Talk Turmeric!

Turmeric – an ancient spice from the tropical turmeric plant and a member of the ginger family. Indications are it is an Asian spice originated in southern India. It is yellow in colour, has a warm bitter taste, is widely used in medicines […]

Why Women Should Lift Weights

My advice to women (and men), if you haven’t already, why not consider lifting weights as part of your fitness routine. It is even more important as you grow older. Let’s face it, it is an uphill battle as we age but it […]

20th Spanish Film Festival

Hola amigos – although you don’t need to speak Spanish to embrace the wonders of Spanish film in Brisbane as you indulge yourself from the 27th April to 14th May 2017 at the 20th Spanish Film Festival. This week Palace Barracks held their […]

Humbled To Meet This Grandparent

It didn’t take long for me to contemplate how a grandparent may feel as a major child-carer. As I shared my lunch with inspirational women at SheBrisbane’s 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration I reflected on what was a particularly special day. […]

Lisa’s Soiree

We were a privileged audience attend Lisa’s Soiree last Saturday night at the stunning Riverside Function Centre. As Walter Williams acknowledged most likely a ‘one off’ night to be entertained by top ranking professional Australian musicians and singers, many who perform internationally. The musicians, photographer and […]

Women’s Informal Networking Lunch

It never ceases to surprise me how powerful and humbling it is to catch up with a group of women who share the same philosophies, particularly when you are from the same workplace. Last week I attended a pre International Women’s Day lunch […]

A Day On The Green

Last weekend I was one of masses of people to attend “A Day On The Green” at Sirromet Winery, located at Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton, only a stone’s throw from Brisbane airport (approx 1/2 hour’s drive). Yes it was a hot 39 deg […]

Get Smart

It’s exciting when you decide to upgrade your smart phone. You chat to your converted colleagues, look at their trendy new phone covers, discuss the latest features, do a little online research then off you trot to your retail service provider outlet. When I walked […]

Happy New Year

As Oprah Winfrey once said: “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right” Be honest, how many years have you made one or more New Year resolutions and never achieved  your goal? You are not alone. […]

It’s More Than Just Colouring In

Time with my grandsons over the Christmas break was relaxing, but more importantly, precious. As a grandmother of two boys I treat every moment with them as a gift. Needless to say there are challenging moments as they develop their own personalities. […]

Walking On Sunshine

The very first Walking on Sunshine Raceday to raise money for melanoma research was an outstanding success with more than 300 people attending the event in The Birdcage at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Special guests included WOS ambassadors  singer Pete Murray, poet Rupert […]

Roll Up, Roll Up!

It is amazing how discussions in the workplace can arise out of nowhere. A conversation last week began after I bought a packet of  Home Brand chocolate-coated honeycomb squares and sat them in the lolly tray near my desk. Out of the […]

Making magic

We may well have been from diverse backgrounds socially, emotionally, culturally, financially and age range,  but there is one thing we all had in common,  a passion for making jewellery. Two hours on this particular Saturday morning  had been dedicated to one […]

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