The Deadly Sins of Networking

Deadly Sins of Networking # 1 You may have skipped lunch knowing that the meeting is at 5.00pm and from memory it is always well catered. Perfect you can fill up there! Noooo. You simply do not have enough hands to be holding onto your business cards, glass of red wine and four sushi rolls. You just come off looking like a juggler (and NOT one from ‘cirque du soleil’) trying to manage too many objects while trying not to dip your car keys into the soy sauce.  The sticky... Read More

Organic Schmorganic

We constantly hear about the benefits of organic foods in our diet, ‘organic’ in skincare is still a bit ‘new’ and sometimes I wonder if a lot of the ‘spin’ is lining the pockets of marketers. So I did some research and here are a few tips you may find handy when tiptoeing through the (organic) tulips!! Be aware that many organic products have a short shelf life, can be costly and can include a lot of citrus ingredients (which can be skin irritants). As the industry... Read More


Beautiful course, hilly terrain, ocean views – the only thing required now is to get ‘into the zone’ and play well.  Sounds easy doesn’t it?  yes easy to say, easy to think, but one of the hardest things to achieve. I am one of those golfers that love to look the part! Clothes, gloves, bag, club covers, clubs, socks! But looks aren’t everything when you head to the 1st tee. You can feel the anxiety and tension build and the nervous twitch starts.... Read More

Who Better to Know?

I popped in to have a cuppa with my dear friend Marita the other day. As we were chatting, she suddenly put her hand up and said ‘Sigourney (her nick-name for me, went from weaver to that!) I’ve got this warty thing on my hand’.   I immediately offered to purchase said wart. Marita had never heard of this ‘old wives tale’, and to be honest I have no idea where, why or how I knew about it.   I purchased the wart for 5 cents on Thursday.... Read More

To Serve or Not To Serve

Service – what is that? Could it make any difference to your experience? Can service make or break an event or an occasion? Can service prolong or shorten your experience? Service in whatever shape or form it comes in, is important – is it not? Important, yes, yes, yes and yes! Last weekend me (Aunty Lush) and my well-traveled other-half (Steve), headed off to Melbourne with another couple and planned to spend 2 nights in a city hotel.  We had tickets to Mary Poppins... Read More

Sunday Mornings

Don’t you just love the weekends – especially Sunday mornings.  Picture this: yummy cooked brekky, reading the papers, second cup of brewed coffee and still in my pink silk PJs – and yet it’s still only 11am.  Love it! Not one to ‘waste’ a second, time for a shower and pop the lippy on and ready for the day, no plans really… just wondering what the day might bring, then the doorbell rings – now who could that be??? Long suffering... Read More

Mum Sayings

"I wonder what the poor people are doing?"
"Did you see anyone you liked better than yourself?"
"I've had that new coat forever."
"Go on, you deserve it."

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