Tag: Centennial Park

Connect.

“Connect.” Occasionally we get opportunities to connect with others. Fortunately for me, in my work and in my personal life, I get these opportunities almost daily. And since connecting with other people gives me energy and vitalises me, I do my

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Meditate

“Meditate.” I’ve written about meditation before, here, here and here. What’s interesting about meditation, is that I know the value it can bring, yet I struggle to make it a regular part of my daily routine – like yoga, actually. While on

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Help

“Help.” – a friend. – your family. – an old lady cross the street. – your partner. – the poor. – those in need. – a work colleague. – your children. – a stranger. – I need somebody. (Thanks guys.)

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It takes courage to grow up

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E. E. Cummings I wholeheartedly agree. There are few things scarier than confronting who you really are. In extremis, the mask slipped from the face… In Year 10 English,

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Updated Family Portraits at Centennial Park

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I met with Michelle and her family for some family portraits at Coogee Beach. Her kids were going into Kindergarten and Year 4 at school, and the shoot was great fun. Michelle and

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A thousand words

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen I love this shot. It reminds me of Renoir. (I think it’s the water lilies…) Impressionism … impressions … and hence today’s quote by Henrik Ibsen. Coincidentally

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We are one

“We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and forever will recreate each other.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin I’ve been looking at this quote for probably five solid minutes, trying to figure out how I

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Uncertainty

“Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.” – Henri Frederic Amiel Today’s quote goes out to anyone living with uncertainty. Whether it’s related to health, work, art… or if that cute girl in the next row at work will actually say

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All things are difficult

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” – Thomas Fuller It’s funny how a simple quote like this makes the world an easier place for me. Stressing because life/work/relationships/children/sport/etc is difficult? Yep, me too. Don’t worry. It gets easier.

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If there is no struggle

Today was both wonderful, and hugely challenging. Not quite at the same time, but within the same hour or so. It’s still pretty raw, so I’ll spare you the gory details this time around. Suffice to say that earlier today,

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