Time is flying since I finished my contract with Lifeline Top End a couple of week ago. Nice little send off from the Board which also gave me a chance to say goodbye to some of key people who have been so supportive and I know I will continue to be in touch with no … Continue reading The Time Flies…….
It's National Volunteers Week here in Australia so I'd like to take a moment to give a public thank you & SHOUT OUT to all the fabulous volunteers around Australia. People volunteer because they have a passion and last night I was able to attend the NT Volunteer of the Year Awards with our 2 … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS ARE PRICELESS….thank you all!
On Tuesday night (14 Jan), a young Australian, only 21 years old, stood in front of Australia and the world’s media to face tennis’ world number one, Rafael Nadal. Now we know that Bernard Tomic does not always make headlines for the right reasons, but that’s outside the court. Many great tennis players have also … Continue reading Bernard Tomic Booed…Is it un-Australian? by Maria Paterakis
Words. There are so many types and synonyms. The choice of one word in place of another can completely change the meaning of a sentence or paragraph. It can also change the interpretation and effect. Lots of people these days are reckless with their use of offensive words or use swear words for novelty. There … Continue reading The Power of Words by Sasha Hanton
It’s that time of year for setting your New Year’s resolutions. If 2014 is like other years, after a few hours, days, weeks (depending on how it works for you) you promptly forget you even made any resolutions. Not only that, but you just made the same resolution 3 years in a row, so why … Continue reading Another New Year by Maria Paterakis
I started this piece at the end of December as I reflected back over the year and as we approach the end of the first month of 2013, I finally have got around to popping it on my blog! 2012 was an amazing year which took me all over the place, not to mention well … Continue reading Looking back and looking forward