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Travel and seasonal work – take your scarf

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Photo credit – Nafinia Putra via unsplash.com

A scarf is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing, and a useful inclusion in your travel gear. It can be decorative and functional, providing practical clothing solutions for a range of situations. There is also another kind of scarf that brings a whole lot of different benefits.

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What you can learn from travel

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Photo credit – Luis Llerena via unsplash.com

Travel is educative. Even though you aren’t engaged in a formal learning program, you are picking up so many things informally. I was reminded of that travelling here and settling into some temporary accommodation. We have already had some challenges to provoke our learning.

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A Friday treat in a brand new food world

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Photo – author’s own

Exploring Japanese cuisine is just one of the delights that await us. Today’s experimentation was minor, but ascertaining the contents of packages is going to be fun. This one had savoury rice cracker snacks in it. There are all manner of snacks available – both salty and sweet. Fortunately the packaging showed the contents so we were confident in our purchase.

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What I learnt from losing my blog

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Recently I had some web-hosting issues that resulted in access problems – for you and me.  One day I was merrily blogging away, the next I couldn’t get in and couldn’t work out what the problem was or why it occurred. Many hours of “online chat” and contact with the Support centre and I’m back.  What surprised me was how much I missed it!

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Thoughts about new life …

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Photo credit – Amanda Jordan via unsplash.com

Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
~ Tom Hanks

Learning – a MOOC point

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Photo credit – Tran Mau Tri Tam via unsplash.com

MOOCs are one of the things that have transformed learning opportunities. They provide access to a vast range of courses from recognised learning institutions across the world. You can use these courses to enhance your career.

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Five on Friday: 5 Tips to master new skills

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Photo credit – pexels.com

Are you ready to master new skill? Well first, there are a few questions to consider. Answering them provides tips for mastery.

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