Poor driving skills in focus

Poor driving skills in focus

A driving school in the United Kingdom recently put 50 drivers – with various levels of driving experience – behind the wheel and challenged them…

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Calling ‘em from all over

Calling ‘em from all over

It was so great to speak to so many people from all over the country on this weekend just gone. They were all here for…

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Contentment – a state of mind

Contentment – a state of mind

The world is amazing, but nobody’s happy. It’s a blunt observation made by US writer Louis CK, but it is something that is becoming more…

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$245 million well justified

$245 million well justified

Over the past 10 days I have read and observed a range of responses to the Government’s first budget. But the one common theme that…

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Day to say thank you

Day to say thank you

It has been a century since the US president Woodrow Wilson declared that Mother’s Day should become an official, celebratory day where we (well, we…

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ALL IN A WORD

ALL IN A WORD

Last week at the pub, spurred on by an article in the Fairfax press, a group of my friends and I were discussing all those…

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Respect and age – a valued combination

Respect and age – a valued combination

I love having my tarot cards read. I guess over the years it has become my ‘pick me up’ in times when things feel so…

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Bay ready to be part of history

Bay ready to be part of history

Tomorrow many Australians will remember a day in this country’s history that was so horrific and cruel that through the pain and loss and devastation…

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Just start

Just start

You know when you get reminded of a particularly good life lesson and then examples seem to abound everywhere? Something of the sorts happened last…

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The common cause a worthy one

The common cause a worthy one

As Councillor Robert Garland very rightly observed at the launch of this year’s Cancer Council Relay For Life on Saturday, ‘cancer is in most of…

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