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There’s nothing silly about New Years goals – Seniors on the Coast January 2017

2018-02-23T00:03:41+11:00December 21st, 2016|

I love beginning a new year. My favourite public holiday is New Year’s Day. Christmas is done and dusted, summer is in full swing, people are still in a festive, relaxed holiday mode and the Universe gives us a fresh canvas. It’s a cosmic dose of hope and love [...]

The Timing of Life Lessons – Kidz on the Coast Dec 2016

2018-02-23T00:04:36+11:00December 21st, 2016|

As I write this today, Trump has just been elected and my eldest son today turned 17. The leader of the ‘free world’ has a new President Elect.  The first-born in our home is almost a man.  I don’t know how either of these things just happened! Both have [...]

Life & choices into ageing.

2018-02-23T00:05:11+11:00July 4th, 2016|

Seniors on the Coast Article - June 2016 There was a recent episode on SBS Insight about new approaches to aged living, and in particular, broadening the options to more holistically and individually cater for the needs and wishes of families.  It was heartening the conversation was being aired [...]

Looking for a Marriage Miracle?

2018-02-23T00:05:49+11:00April 6th, 2016|

From Kidz onthe Coast Magazine - 2016 April - May Issue I’ll get straight to the nitty gritty. In your marriage has the spark gone? Are you growing in parallel silos or unevenly or in different directions? Not talking anymore or only about the kids and home chores?  Are [...]

Peace on earth begins with your family

2018-02-24T13:59:51+11:00December 13th, 2015|

Kidz on the Coast (Dec/Jan 2015) When I interview couples for their weddings, and I ask about the importance of their family, this phrase is almost word for word repeated countless times, “my family is my world”. I think this is even more true than we know….even for people who [...]

Spring Weddings in Review – Congrats to all my couples

2016-04-10T14:05:41+10:00December 13th, 2015|

Wow....I have enjoyed a cracker season of weddings in Spring.  It pays to book your key wedding suppliers in advance because September, October & November are definitely peak months (along with Feb & March). Congratulations to all my couples: Mr and Mrs Halliday, Mr & Mrs Monaghan, Mr & Mrs [...]

Dying to have the conversation

2015-09-18T11:17:46+10:00September 18th, 2015|

Article for Seniors on the Coast - August 2015 Death is a profound rite of passage that escapes no-one. Facing the end of life process – whether through illness or old age, disease or accident – can be made meaningful and bearable by creating the appropriate rituals and celebrations. End [...]

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