Tag Archives: Darwin

The fear of being ordinary…

or·di·nar·y (adjective) 1. of no special quality or interest; commonplace; unexceptional. au·thor talk (noun) 1. an event which promotes the fear of being ordinary, or boring an audience to tears. Most of us don’t jump for joy at the thought of talking in public. Some of us would rather eat … Continue reading

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8 things you may not know about the city of Darwin

This isn’t going to be a historical timeline, or a tourist brochure of Darwin. It’s 8 things I think are interesting about this tropical, welcoming, vibrant, diverse northerly city in Australia – a virtual melting pot of cuisines and cultures. … Continue reading

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Harden up, or give up! Copy that.

I woke up this morning, and thought – did I really use the word rejection in the title of my last post? Okay, it was a fairly upbeat post; eat some concrete, harden up, move on etc However, given that … Continue reading

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