It’s all that and even more than its cracked up to be; that state of being or age called adulthood. Just like the character in the Tom Hanks film “Big”, when little I longed to become an adult and have the freedom to choose. I want to drink a real cup of tea and even-heaven… Read More The Joys of Aduĺthooď
Last week it was the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall;at the same time the barricades started going up in Brisbane. The friendly capital of the northern state of Australia,usually a laid back and tolerant town, started to change a gear, a backward gear at that. It is G20 week and although… Read More Life in the red zone; leave your fresh eggs, surfboards and reptiles at home!
When we travel we expect change. Change of scenery, attitudes, behaviours- beliefs its all up for grabs and through the acceptance of the need to flow with uncertainty, we learn how to become flexible, let old needs and self definitions die, allow new ones to emerge. But what happens when we stay in the same… Read More Solstalgia:becoming a stranger in a familiar land
I’ve just returned to Brisbane,or “Brissie ” as she is affectionately known, my favourite capital city in Australia. Why have I given this accolade to this city that no so long ago was considered a country town in a redneck state? After some reflection, I’ve condensed it to 8 major reasons. 1. The weather, the… Read More 8 reasons why Brisbane is my favourite Australian Capital