Creativity And Self Expression: Are We Crushing Them Out Of Our Girls With Pink?

I've been pondering a few things about creativity and self expression lately. If you've been following this blog you'll know that we recently went skiing in Whistler. On the first morning, I was sitting at the base of Whistler Mountain waiting nervously for my lesson. (For an explanation of the nervousness, see this post.) As I sat there, … Continue reading Creativity And Self Expression: Are We Crushing Them Out Of Our Girls With Pink?

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How Being Ordinary is Wonderful

Years ago, when we lived in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, we were briefly part of a bushwalking and abseiling business. We'd transferred some of our skills as part of the local SES Vertical Rescue team into a small business venture. At the time, I was an instructor and team leader in vertical rescue, … Continue reading How Being Ordinary is Wonderful

Why Do I Like Audiobooks So Much?

I've noticed that people generally have a love/hate relationship with audiobooks.  Being both a reader and a writer, I'm obviously a lover of books, and I definitely come down on the side of loving audiobooks.There are a number of reasons I enjoy them, but at this very moment, the major reason I'm enjoying an audiobook … Continue reading Why Do I Like Audiobooks So Much?