Be a Writer of Relevance. #Diversity #GlobalCommunity

E-motions… all writers should understand the affective state of consciousness, happiness, fear, hate, gratitude, desire, denial etc., to the best of their ability. One of the reasons I chose the studies in counselling and now in families and community service is so I have a devoted understanding of the framework of human development, vulnerability and […]

Be More Than… Support Your Community #Volunteering

Supporting, assisting and coordinating are the skills I’m most proud of. Telling stories is another passion of mine. I’ve always believed that having a strong background in humanities and community service aids in my ability to be a better writer. Learning how to assist in enabling people to solve their problems requires a holistic approach, […]

Performance Reading: A Gentle Pathway into the #Stage Arena.

Breaking away from the daily ritual of writing novels felt really natural to me.  If it hadn’t, I wouldn’t have tried.  As a first-time playwright it’s been a real learning experience. Writing my first one act play titled, Crazy Plastic Love and then sending it off to the UK to be judged was scary, but […]

#Achievement… A Sign of Hard Work #Writing

It’s been a couple of months since my last post. That’s not because I’ve given up on blogging, disgruntled or overwhelmed by the thousands of new blogs posts that go live every day.  Ah, maybe hundreds of thousands. Anyway, let’s not go there this early in the morning.  The reason for my nonexistent show and […]

What about storytelling? #Writing #TheMechanics

In the pursuit to be GREAT storytellers most writers will discover a lot about themselves.  The process or journey, whatever you choose to call it, in telling a great story can be difficult for some writers and easy for others, however, sometimes it’s a bit of both. I’d like to say the simple part is […]

Connect adventurously #Hiking in the Lamington National Park #Australia

Connect adventurously…Yesterday my daughter, her partner and I hiked the Illinbah Circuit. It’s a 16.6 km hike in the Lamington National Park. It has a  recommended walk time of  8 hours.   The track’s classification is a class 5 hike. A class five is categorised like this: Steep track with irregular surface and loose stones […]