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Designs on being a personal stylist

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Have you ever been to a personal stylist? Ever thought you’d like to but were too afraid to try? Read on to find out what a personal stylist does and why you might engage one.

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Art and the most liveable city …

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Melbourne and art go hand in hand.  From the National Gallery of Victoria that houses paintings from Australia’s iconic painters, to the graffiti clad alleyways of the CBD, the city plays host to a broad range of art work.

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A flexible career by design

Annabel Hayles

Annabel is a personal stylist.  Working for herself gives her a lot of flexibility. She stepped away from working in large corporates, to launch her own business six years ago.  This post tells her story.

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Monsieur Controleur’s passion for skiing

Ross in 2012

I don’t really like talking about myself. It’s not that  … I just don’t know what’s interesting to someone else. I’ve done a lot of things in my life but currently my main vocation is that I’m a ski instructor.

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What is your biggest regret?

A chalkboard was placed on a street in New York City for one day. It asked people to write their biggest regret, and they did. They didn’t put things like driving a new car or living in a particular place. Instead … they wrote things like

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6 reasons I love living in Melbourne

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For several years, Melbourne has been the winner of the most liveable city award in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) liveability survey.  It doesn’t surprise me. I love it – and here are six reasons why.

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How to make your vocation your vacation …

Liz at Hotham 2015

One of the lodge manager stalwarts at Mt Hotham is Liz Hanger. In her third season now, it is hard to believe her initial reaction to a suggestion of working in a ski resort was – “oh … I think I’m passed that!” Instead she has done just that, turning her new vocation into her vacation.

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