Category Archive: thoughts

Why I became an R U OK Day Ambassador

The rollercoaster of depression and the path to suicide are different experiences for everyone, this is just my story.

5 Life Lessons from a gogo dancer

When I was in my early 20’s I was a gogo dancer in a few bars around Sydney. As I’m about to hit 40 I’ve found myself reliving my youth, breaking out my… Continue reading

TedxSydney: A day of dreams, adventure, tears and inspiration

To stop people in their tracks with something so powerful, so meaningful and so human, that it leaves you breathless. That is TEDxSydney

New Years Resolutions? Fuck No, I’m themeing my year with Change

I fucking hate New Years Resolutions. They’re well intended declarations but mostly, they’re just wild “one day I’ll do it” hopes and dreams. Aspirations usually forgotten before the midnight Veuve is empty… for that… Continue reading

Smile Jar 2013

Howdy Toasters! A couple of years ago I was introduced to the Smile Jar by my instafriend @atssini . The idea being that when something makes you happy, smile or laugh – write… Continue reading

the bankrupt circus

  Howdy Toasters So some great, fun, exciting stuff happened for me in 2013… For the first time in an embarrassing amount of years I travelled overseas and had an awesome 2 weeks… Continue reading

Adventuresontoast New York Pt 3: for the love of art

Howdy Toasters, Art & culture are everywhere in New York, you can’t toss a glass of cheap gallery opening wine from one block to another without splashing the next group of cognoscentes. For… Continue reading

AdventuresOnToast – New York: Part 1 (Sydney > New York flight)

Howdy Toasters! The question with a place like New York is how much can you squeeze into 2 weeks…and the answer is somewhere around π ! With emotions that ranged from excitement and elation at… Continue reading

Holiday….. with a side of empty neurosis

Howdy Toasters, Planning a holiday should be a wonderful, exciting thing. New adventures, new places, new lifestyle, new streets, food to taste, shops to see, bars to play in, the list of exploration… Continue reading

642:10 What does writers block feel like?

Howdy Toasters, Nothing is flowing. Finding my characters, creating their story, bringing them to life, writing something interesting, finishing an idea, it’s just not happening. Every idea sounds too self interested, not creative… Continue reading