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COUNTDOWN TO SMOOTH SPEAKING!

COUNTDOWN TO SMOOTH SPEAKING!

10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1! My performance career started as an 8-year-old. I was the new kid in school, chunky, smart, different… Sr Ruth asked – who knows how to sing this hymn? Knees knocking, I go up and deliver the first 3 verses of Oh Breathe on meeeee – breeeeeath of...

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Where are you in the movie of your life?

Where are you in the movie of your life?

STARRING ROLE Who would you choose? Who would do you justice in the role of you?       MY CHOICE IS A DEAD PERSON I would go for Katharine Hepburn - if she was still with us.     SPECTATOR vs PLAYER Are you unable to choose because you are...

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SOMEONE’S WATCHING – SO WHAT?

SOMEONE’S WATCHING – SO WHAT?

Quest for Research I had high hopes for finding further suggestions and tips about public speaking when I started reading this article. I love the explanation about the audience effect and the ways to take advantage of the psychology behind it. Dead Stop! But then...

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KITCHEN OLYMPICS #4 PASSION FRUIT PULP ASSEMBLY

KITCHEN OLYMPICS #4 PASSION FRUIT PULP ASSEMBLY

KITCHEN OLYMPICS INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE (KOIC) ANNOUNCEMENT! Newsflash! The newest event has been confirmed! PASSION FRUIT PULP ASSEMBLY   The previous KOIC events that have been introduced on these pages are: blister pack projectiles Cos lettuce kicks  ACV -...

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CONFESSION – I AM A FLAMINGO FANCIER.

CONFESSION – I AM A FLAMINGO FANCIER.

FLAMINGOS ARE EVERYWHERE NOW! I have been bold about my flamingo fancier status over the last few years. Previously it was a loose secret. You see being an Australian, I have an abundance of magnificent birdlife to choose from. It seems somehow ungrateful even...

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WHAT COULD YOU SPEAK ABOUT ALL DAY?

WHAT COULD YOU SPEAK ABOUT ALL DAY?

 WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PASTIME? Name that one item | subject | hobby | interest that you could speak about all day, fluently with enthusiasm and authority. When you think about this topic, I can guess that these bubble up: ideas and examples 'how-tos' and 'best ifs'...

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WIN YOUR OWN MAGIC 3 MINI SESSION. CAPTION THIS!

WIN YOUR OWN MAGIC 3 MINI SESSION. CAPTION THIS!

THAT'S NICE? PICTURE THIS. You are standing in a small business networking event.   Someone asks:  What do you do? or What is your business? What is your response? Um - I give people financial advice or I am just a glove stretcher (….. insert name of profession)....

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Give me a kiss, Auntie Gloria.

Give me a kiss, Auntie Gloria.

STORIES GATHER AT FUNERALS SAYING GOODBYE I went to a funeral today. My Auntie Gloria who would have turned 88 today was the centre of our loving attention. She was the last of her generation. My Dad and his brothers, sister and their spouses were our seniors, guides,...

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KITCHEN OLYMPICS #3 – ACV SODA STREAM CHALLENGE

KITCHEN OLYMPICS #3 – ACV SODA STREAM CHALLENGE

Newest Sports Challenge - harnessing vinegar power lift-off Here is the next exciting newcomer for the Kitchen Olympics. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) and Soda Stream (SS) Challenge This new event combines the mental stimulation of science, the thrill of digital dexterity...

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FRODO’S GONE KETO!

FRODO’S GONE KETO!

KETOGENIC EATING IS A PLAN FOR HEALTHY LIVING. Habitual eater of wrong things No arguments from me, an habitual (life long passion) eater of too much nutritionally poor food and way too often. Drinking (alcohol) enthusiastically and excessively has its own...

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