In this short break from regular programming I want to wish you all a happy festive season, whatever your beliefs, it’s a great time to spend with family and loved ones. Thank you all for reading and commenting this past year. I really appreciate you all.
I’ve now been blogging over 4 years and there have been some fabulous benefits to me both personally and professionally. 1. New friends all around the globe – I’ve met wonderful bloggers in person on my travels. These people already feel like friends even though prior to meeting them in person I’ve only known them [...]
Today I’m off to America to Des Moines where the Association of Image Consultants International HQ is located for our annual board strategic planning meeting. On Friday I’m off to San Fransisco for a long weekend as it’s one of those places I’ve always wanted to visit and it’s kind of on the way back [...]
I’ve brought you the Stylish Thoughts of lots of other bloggers, but never shared mine, so I thought that this week I’d give you a taste of my personal style. What is the secret to great style? Knowing who you are, owning that, and expressing it through your clothes. Good grooming. Grooming is the first [...]
This Friday I’m flying to Sydney as on Saturday I’ll be speaking at, and attending Nuffnang Blogopolis. It’s the first blogging conference I’ve spoken at, so am pretty excited. So what to take with me? 1. Laptop – even though I have the WordPress app on my ipad plus an external keyboard, I just can’t [...]
Today I spent a couple of hours packing for my trip to Hawaii – I’m off to the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Annual Conference which this year is in Waikiki. I’m actually there for 2 weeks, as I’ve got meetings the week after the conference, then a couple of days of holiday. If you’re [...]
After 12 days lost in the bush around Canberra, without food, Cleo finally came home today and settled immediately back onto the couch, her favourite place to view the world from. She’s emaciated and covered in small cuts and grazes, and the pads of her paws have started to peel off from constant movement. We [...]