During my time at Give Where You Live Geelong, I had the pleasure of planning, writing and editing the seasonal Give Where You Live newsletter. Continue reading “Give Where You Live newsletter: My First Print Magazine”
Daydream believer: Honour your creative gifts. (Do it: that’s the essence of this verbose and predictable ramble.) Continue reading “If you write, it’s right to write. Right?!”
When you’re smiling. Oh when you’re smiling. The whooooooole world smiles with you. (Sing it Louie!) Oh but when you’re … tired, you bring on the yawns. You bring on the yawns.
Did you just sing those words in your head to Louis Armstrong’s famous song, ‘When you’re smiling?’ It would be cool if you did because I just did, and that’s the cool thing about writing – it’s a way of communicating but it’s like this secret way.
Secret because the author and reader have an explicit relationship (it’s definitive. Like clockwork.) One writes, the other reads. Or vice versa. Continue reading “The dangling conversation …”
Writers.They’re funny types. Weird.
By this, obviously I am including myself.
Think about it… if there was an athlete training for a triathlon or a marathon or some serious, inevitable event, what would they be doing?
Training. Working with a coach, being disciplined, off to the pool at 5.30am, only eating roast potatoes on a Sunday, that sort of thing. Continue reading “The sport of writing”
As I write this post I am NOT sitting in a café. I do NOT have a freshly made latte complete with love heart or – from some more detached cafes: a fern! – swirled on top of it. Continue reading “Inspiration: Dine-in or Take-away?”