December 2009

Thank you to all these lovely bloggers

Inaugural GITHS 2009 Blogging Awards

Since I started blogging I’ve had support from friends and relatives and encouragement, comments, empathy and feedback from many other bloggers. To acknowledge

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Don't let them get you down. Ever!

How To Bounce Back From Rejection

As a writer you’ve got to get used to rejection. It happens and you learn to deal with it in one way or another. It’s true in every aspect of creative life. To succeed

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It's not about you, it's about them

How Not To Deal With Rejection

As one door opens for me another has shut. Slammed shut with a resounding bang and my toe in it. Ouch. Well, that’s how it felt to me at first. Let me explain

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Because we don't do ordinary at Get In the Hot Spot

5 Secrets for Avoiding an Average Life

People often tell me they want to do something but they can’t because of x, y or z. Usually they’re quite sensible reasons too, but do you want to lead a sensible life?

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How do you share the ugly truth with someone?

How to Tell People the Horrible Truth

You’ve been there. You know. When your friend asks for your opinion about something they’ve just built, designed or created. You look at their creation and

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Aussie Icon - The 'Laughing' Kookaburra

The Problem With Aussie Birds

I fully expect there will be a mugshot of me in the next Neighbourhood Watch newsletter. And if there is, I will place the blame squarely on your shoulders. Forget

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What Everyone Ought to Know About Their Identity

First watch a video of me overcoming my fear of being seen on video, then read these thoughts on authenticity and the loss of a sense of self. Interesting tips

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