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I’ve always been passionate about storytelling and impressed by the influence it has on people and the decisions they make in life. I love engaging with the projects I work on, diving headfirst into the research, investigation, and production of stories and articles I feel are worth writing about.

The Christmas Sweater

It just wouldn’t be the holiday season if we didn’t participate in dressing up for Christmas. Red is the new Black – UGLY is the new Christmas jumper (the US and Canada call it – a sweater). The Christmas sweater tradition has been hanging around in our closets for many years – actually, since the…

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The 3-Ho’s of Christmas

During this festive time of the year, it seems appropriate to remind you of the three different types of hangovers (HO’s) lurking around Christmas parties and dinners ready to attach themselves to unsuspecting revellers. He sees you when your drinking, he knows when you’re Shitfaced HO This HO will wake you up with a slight…

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I just made a command decision, it took a lot of mulling over but my decision is final. Or is it. This is where I start second-guessing my judgement. We’ve all felt it before – that deceptive feeling of self-doubt. If left unchecked self-doubt will have you for breakfast! It has a way of getting…


“A Dream Doesn’t Become Reality Through Magic; It Takes Sweat, Determination and Hard Work.” COLIN POWELL

HAVE YOU EVER DAYDREAMED ABOUT A DIFFERENT LIFE?  OR HOW ABOUT… drum roll… BECOMING RICH? HAVE YOU EVER SAID, “WHAT IF”? What if… things were different. What if… I won the Lotto What if… I lived in an apartment building in the middle of New York and wrote novels, columns, articles and blogs and everyone…

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Light a Fire in Your Mind

Light a Fire in Your Mind  Mental illness is a sickness. Four million Australians are affected by it or will experience a mental illness during their life-time. The causes of mental illness are varied – it’s not like a tummy bug caused by a known bacterium – ranging from genetic, neurological, culture, life experience, socio-economic…

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Annoying Co-workers

ANNOYING CO-WORKERS We all have to deal with them; that one annoying co-worker. They talk too much, must be the centre of attention, are insanely loud and thrive on drama. Some have been known to steal lunches from the office fridge. This pesky worker thrives on gossip and is an expert at judging others. They…

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The female population has long been divided over facial hair on their men nevertheless Movember is the best time to try it out. Men worldwide are ditching their razors in anticipation for raising money for men’s health issues. Issues like Prostate cancer, mental health and men’s health. It’s the male equivalent to burning your bra.…

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