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The man in the arena (it’s me! And maybe you too!)

You know when you’re so tired you feel drunk? Only you haven’t had the pleasure of the drinking of the drinks? That’s me today. We’ve had a sudden heat wave and it was 38 degrees in Hobart today. That’s not supposed to happen. I MOVED HERE FOR THE COOLER CLIMATE. It...

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Mixed up

Hello. It’s been an intense few weeks. Having a bit of a sad evening. The new job is going swimmingly, though the pace is pretty epic as we gear up for the students to begin on Monday. It’s been so lovely to be welcomed back by many staff, and to be producing work...

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What I did on my holidays (not much)

It can be a little frustrating, when you are a person who enjoys multiple creative pursuits, when you feel that some areas are lapsing but you don’t have any creative juice left to pour into those areas. I’m feeling that about writing at the moment. I wrote a couple...

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Telling the story well

“I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers. And then I began to realize: entertainment is one of the most important things in people's lives. Without it, they might go off...

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These are a few of my favourite things

This post isn't really about the show, but let me continue The Sound of Music theme in my blog post titles, because why not? Don't forget to book tickets here. There are only two weeks to go! Every time Maria sings "crisp apple strudels" and "schnitzel with noodles" I...

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My heart will be blessed with the sound of music

I’m currently sitting on the floor of the Sound of Music rehearsal space, listening to the scene where the children first get to know Maria, during the thunderstorm. In the movie, this is where they sing My Favourite Things, but in the stage production they sing The...

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Other things I do!

I am passionate about gratitude and I write about it at Everyday Gratitude. I also have produced some nice things to help you get into gratitude, which you can buy here.

My life in pictures

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