Tag archive: lifestyle design

The first step …

Out of bounds

Out of the structure of organisational life and into the “bubble” of living and working in a ski resort … on the way to having a different and more flexible lifestyle. That was my first step in this endeavour.

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Local lives

People in local cafeIn this category I am going to feature stories about locals.  These will be lives of people who are just like you and me, who I have encountered in the different locales I move in.  Some initial stories will be inner Melbourne folk, others will be Mt Hotham villagers and others still will be random people I meet.

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Don’t end the work week without doing these three things …

3 things

The weekend is almost here. Are you ready to leave the work week behind you and pick it up again on Monday? Here are three things to help. 

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E-change is coming – will you get on board?

Photo credit - Alejandro Escamilla via unsplash.com

Photo credit – Alejandro Escamilla via unsplash.com

Ever fancied a flexible life? Living where you want and working how you want? It seems that lots of people do and lots more will as e-changers!

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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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Straight into the extreme zone – John and Joy’s story

John & Joy

What are the decision-making processes that people go through to take up a flexible lifestyle?  Is it a process of logical analysis and preparation?  Well possibly – but like skiing, it is a dynamic sport.  There are always changes in the terrain that you don’t expect.

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Who I am and why I’m here


Photo credit – Shlomit-Wolf via Unsplash

As part of this blog I am engaging in some blogging projects.  I completed a photo 101 project some months ago and learnt lots of new tricks.  Now it is time to fine-tune some blog writing skills.

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The truths we live by

Field of red, white and pink tulips

Photo – author’s own

I used to work in a world where the question “How are you?” was answered with “busy”.  That was considered a positive response.  I don’t miss those days.  But have I found a new truth?

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