Tag Archive: positive thinking

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

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