Ready to get blogging? Wait! Before you put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) lets go through the steps to get your name in lights on your very own WordPress blog. Choosing a name To get started, sign up for a WordPress account. But which one should you choose? Did you know that there… Continue reading A survival guide to starting your first blog
When you are in your 30s (ahem, mid to late thirties in my case but I currently reside on the island of DE-NIAL) one thing becomes apparent. People you know like your friends and family tend to highlight the fact that this milestone means you will need to change in some way. You no longer have… Continue reading 5 things that should stop when you are in your thirties
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ― Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban “Ah! Bertie… Continue reading Five quotes from Dumbledore that make us wish he was our school principal
Lost TV series has ruined me for all new TV since its finale aired on 23 May 2010. i don’t mean that no other show has come close to matching its high octane suspense with a small dose of WTF. I mean that since spending 6 nail biting, hair pulling seasons of watching Lost, I had… Continue reading How the Lost finale made me lose my trust in TV
Warning: This post contains spoilers from the Season 5 finale of Game of Thrones. While we all lick our wounds after that devastating finale last week of the show that likes to mess with our favourite characters, lets pause for a moment, put down that tissue – SPOILERS, (come back Jon Snow), and take stock… Continue reading Some questions to ask before we try to move on from Game of Thrones Season 5
1. Your ipad is NOT for taking photos on your holiday. Yes, we know it has a camera on it – but that doesn’t mean it is for taking shots standing in front of the Leaning tower of Pisa or the Eiffel Tower, blocking the shots of everyone standing behind you. Plus, you are basically alerting… Continue reading 5 DONTS of travelling with gadgets
They have amazing dance moves. They are available for parties. They have awesome pick up lines. They always clean up after themselves. They are just as easily distracted by a sale as the rest of us. They are ready to help in an emergency. Check out the Minions trailer.
As I sit at Sydney international airport I can’t help but see how far tech-toys have become ‘the norm’ when it comes to the casual traveller – those that travel overseas once every few years. Spanning the terminal, the tables are awash with gadgets: tablets are so 2011, macs and assorted laptops are now taking… Continue reading Random thoughts of a casual traveller
My happy place is a rainforest setting, with a tranquil river flowing and sunlight breaking through the trees. I make it a point to get away each year to somewhere that resembles my happy place – my favourite being the Blue Mountains.
Most Australians favour an overseas adventure to a holiday in their own backyard. However there are some places in Australia that boast a beauty that is found in no other – one of those places is the Red Centre, Northern Territory. And the heart of the Red Centre, all 863 metres of it, is Uluru. Uluru is… Continue reading Why Uluru should top every Aussie’s bucket list