Category archive: Lifestyle

Next gen – retirement. Choose or lose?

Rush hour in London underground

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A few years before I turned forty, an associate said to me he was planning his retirement.  “Retirement?” I thought to myself, “That’s the last thing on my mind”.

More than a decade later, I still think it’s a way off, but sometimes it seems a lot closer. With downsizings in workplaces it can arrive earlier than you expect …

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Beyond blue to green

Photo credit - Jason Ortego via unsplash.com

Photo credit – Jason Ortego via unsplash.com

A belief that contact with nature ameliorates stress and benefits humans can be found in the earliest documented histories of China, Greece and Persia.
~ Townsend and Weerasuriya, 2010

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A little bit of Melbourne treasure

 

Photo credit - http://www.travelvictoria.com.au/northmelbourne/photos/

Photo credit – http://www.travelvictoria.com.au/northmelbourne/photos/

Every now and then you stumble across something delightful. Sometimes it is a person who piques your interest unexpectedly. Other times it will be an object that has been long-searched for that turns up in an unlikely place. And then there are those times when you hear a snippet of

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Background photo credit - Gabriel Santiago via unsplash.com

Background photo credit – Gabriel Santiago via unsplash.com

The two hundredth post is here. Those posts have covered all sorts of topics from all sorts of sources. There have been highlights and lowlights – but I’m still here. In two hundred more, where will I be? More things to do, places to see and people to meet. Will you be one of them?

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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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Kate has it in the bag!

KateThis post tells the story of Kate who is realising her passion through a flexible work life. She is an energetic business woman, and needs to be to achieve all that she does. 

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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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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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