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Am I ready for the big reveal?

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Photo credit – author’s own

The big reveal! On the reality TV renovation shows, there is a lot of build up to the moment when they reveal the outcome of the rebuilding and building renewal efforts that entertain viewers each week. There will be no such drama associated with mine, which will probably happen next week!

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A conversation about a meaningful life

Beyond Belief

I recently listened to a conversation with Hugh Mackay about how to lead a meaningful life. Hugh Mackay is a social researcher who shares his observations and insights about life. His latest book is Beyond Belief which examines the search for meaning.

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Living in Clunes is a great prospect

Fiona

Fiona is a tree-changer. She and her partner have moved to live in Clunes in country Victoria, while maintaining work in Melbourne. In this post, Fiona tells us about their way of life in one of the “lifestyle towns” in regional Australia.

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Designs on being a personal stylist

Title slide - Designs on being a personal stylist

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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Photo credit: ENTTEC

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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