April 2017

The soul doesn’t know about deadlines

Further to my last post and, while constantly contemplating career changes, motivation comes from reading about others who have been successful later in life, especially authors who have bloomed after the age of 50. Take Laura Ingalls Wilder for example. Little House in the Prairie features in my childhood memories.

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What do you want to be?

I woke up this morning another year older and no closer to knowing what I want to do with the rest of my life. Well-meaning adults, perhaps because they cannot think of anything else to say, often ask youngsters “what do you want to be when you grow up?”. The

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Trigger Warning – I might disagree with you

I could not believe my eyes or ears when I watched the recent ABC Four Corners story about the growth of trigger warnings in Universities. You can read about it here. The kids behind this move, who no doubt grew up with helicopter parents sheltering them, are now wanting to be

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