Magic happens when you say ‘I can’

A few weeks ago, when I wrote this post,  Emelle mentioned in the comments that she wasn’t a fan of the word ‘should’. And I could see where she was coming from. Should needs to be wielded with care doesn’t it? Because should is a mandate. A word tied up in guilt and reprobation. And Continue Reading

Why I Write

If you read widely in the Aussie blogosphere you’ll have seen a lot of posts running round at the moment titled ‘Why I write.’ {If you’re a writer looking for inspiration, you can view a whole bunch of them at the bottom of this post.} Now my lovely friend Anna tagged me waaaay back in April to Continue Reading

What does your reading pile say about you?

These are the books on my bedside table currently awaiting my attention (just quietly ... how bad are my photography skills? I really need to re-take this picture!) You'll notice a complete lack of fiction there. I much prefer to read fiction over non-fiction (and currently have Francesca Continue Reading

Is that virus you’re spreading worth spreading?

Apropos of an interesting conversation I had the other day, I want to talk internet memes/viral images. You know – this kind of thing. Funny … sure. Useful? Well … funny makes people laugh and people laughing is a good thing. So I guess they have their place. It's just their utter Continue Reading

Half a second to achieve success

You guys know I've been banging on a bit about the universe this year right? Well the universe has struck again. I've had a copy of  Life in Half a Second sitting on my desk since I first read it in late November last year. It was a big driver in the decision to write my book and I've been Continue Reading