Thoughts on prosperity …

Trees and weeds in the snow

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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
~ Anne  Bradstreet

Starting afresh …

Chalkboard message: Start with a clean slate

I started my new job in the city today. Going into a familiar job but in a new organisation, reminded me of my teaching days. Yet, it is unlikely that I will teach anyone.

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Thoughts on intuition …

Man leaning against a cloisters wall

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There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.
~ Albert Einstein

Thoughts on gratitude …

2 people sitting on a beach watching the sun disappear in the night sky

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At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
~ Albert Schweitzer

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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5 reasons to love Melbourne in autumn

autumns leaves on the pavement

Photo credit – author’s own

As a Queenslander of origin, I love autumn – mostly because we didn’t see signs of it in NQ! Living in Melbourne provides all the seasonal diversity I crave – sometimes all in one day! Autumn transitions us to the cooler months, and brings with it heart (and stomach) warming rituals. 

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Are you ready for a digital future?

Looking up the side of a sky scraper to a blue sky with cloud

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A recent report from the CSIRO projects future trends for the digitally enabled workforce that will have the jobs. The significance of this impacts you, your loved ones and the way you live. There is a big emphasis on digital literacy but also on new workforce trends. It might be a good time to get ready.

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