Lifestyle, learning and lots more …

Mt Hotham - photo author's own

Mt Hotham – photo author’s own

Lifestyle, learning and lots more is what this blog offers. Hopefully it fulfils on that. There are a few more things coming in the “lots more” area … 

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Winter is on its way … wahoo!

Foot bridge with snow falling

Photo credit – Aaron Wilson via

Winter is on its way. Hooray! We love it. The white stuff has started falling. The days are shortening. Monsieur Contrôleur tunes his skis and our snow community will soon reunite. 

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Photo credit - Matthew Wiebe via

Photo credit – Matthew Wiebe via

Monday’s big reveal went smoothly. Many people complimented me on on my new “do”. I thanked them. No point in destroying that illusion.  It makes for quick preparation for work – no blow-drying, no styling. I could get used to this!

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Do you have grit?

Martins Zemlicker

Do you live life like it’s a marathon or a sprint? I think the marathoners are better suited to the long haul. But physical fitness aside, what attributes predict success in the marathon of life? The answer, according to one psychologist is “grit”.

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Am I ready for the big reveal?

Photo credit - author's own

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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