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Feeling The Love

24 December 2016 Bulletin Board
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Hello gorgeous reader . . . leading up to Christmas tomorrow, may your day and your life be filled with everything most beautiful, and all that your heart desires. Popping in here today brings a deep sense of gratitude and grace, as well as nostalgia for the magical moments I’ve enjoyed on this blog, and […]

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Brand New Signature Site

6 January 2014 Bulletin Board
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Hi everyone and welcome to 2014! May it be a super special year, bringing everything you dream of and more. I hope you enjoyed a relaxing break and feel recharged and ready for a fantastic 12 months. Inspired by advice from a friend and expert in brand marketing, Ann Worth, as well as a wonderful […]

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True Inspiration from Sporting Ironmen

31 March 2012 Daily Life
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There’s no excuse. My cycling gear has been staring forlornly at me for weeks, and I’ve been pretending not to notice . . . or blaming my exercise (and blogging!) neglect on the rhino, since we’ve been so tied up filming for them. That’s not fair, though. It’s not as if they asked for it. […]

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Steve Jobs : Living Tribute

6 October 2011 Bulletin Board

What a landmark day for the world – 5 October 2011 – seeing the passing of Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, aged 56. The profound impact of his phenomenal life reaches beyond borders and through psyches to touch so many of us in some way […]

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Benefits of Freelance Writing: What You Learn about Life

7 July 2011 Studio
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Chatting with a fellow writer yesterday, we agreed that one of the great benefits of freelance writing stems from the research required, and the amount we learn – and get to share – about other people, the world around us and life in general. An example is the commissioned writing I did (scanned inserts above) […]

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Acknowledging SA Media Freedom Day

19 October 2010 Bulletin Board
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Hmm, what am I inspired to blog about today? Let’s see… How wonderful to enjoy this freedom of expression. Imagine if it were axed? Today is Media Freedom Day here in South Africa, kicking off the Right2Know Week of Action campaign. The objective is to lobby our government to “Stop the Secrecy Bill! Let the […]

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Timely Message from the Writing Stratosphere

16 August 2010 Daily Life

Wintry warmth soothes my bones, spreading Sunday laziness through my body. Indistinct doggie sounds decorate the background. A yap here, gallop there, punctuated by noisy chewing, which I’m determinedly ignoring. I mean, really, how much damage can they do out here? The first whiffs of Spring float her pending arrival on the still air. O […]

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Outlook

14 August 2010 Inspiration

Outlook is unique. Ah, the lure of a warm wooden deck, with a view of infinity! Squinting into the morning sunlight, I let it’s rays lick my throat. Vampires flirt with my mind. In particular, Edward Cullen. It’s all Sam’s fault. She’s the one who got me infected. Right here in this vivid piece of […]

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Loafing

28 June 2010 Inspiration

Loafing is a necessary luxury. It gives rise to inspiration. Quotes to consider: “To loaf is a science, to loaf is to live” – Honore de Balzac “Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse.” – Christopher Morley “It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all” – […]

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Uniqueness

25 June 2010 Inspiration

Uniqueness contributes colour. Its celebration brightens the world. Quotes to consider: “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss “It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.” – Henri Matisse “You’re only given a […]

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Personality

21 June 2010 Inspiration
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Personality is provocative. It’s no co-incidence that The Lion King‘s Zazu is one of these! Quotes to consider: “Personality is everything in art and poetry.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” […]

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