Tag Archive: life

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.

What I learned from the Fear of Abseiling

Yesterday I went abseiling to raise awareness for The David Martin Foundation, an organisation that supports young people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Well I tried to anyway. As I stood on… Continue reading

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

Operation Ginger Send off: The life and misadventures of Shane Wilson

Last week one of my best friends died. I feel I let him down. I feel I should have done more. Today we held his final party. With his mum I wrote his… Continue reading

The Bucket List and other life essentials

“ (pointing at altimeter) We’re at 3000 ft now” “(thumbs up) Great!… How high are we going?” “14000 ft” “Oh, cool” internal monologue and nervous laughter… “aaauummm… 11000 ft higher?! So, um, we’re… Continue reading

3 things I’ve learned in my first 24 hours of unemployment

  Howdy Toasters, Unemployment is nerve racking. Even if you have a loaded bank account the prospect of no income – for some no purpose – is one that can be confronting and… 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

Splendour in the Grass 2014: The RockStar Photographer Dream

Howdy Toasters,     Armed with just my iPhone and a photographers pass I was living the rockstar photographer dream! Splendour in the Grass is a 3 day music festival held in Byron… Continue reading