September 2, 2020

When I was asked to start a podcast the thought completely terrified me. I have to admit that getting to talk about the 'ups and downs and complete head-fuck moments in advertising and business world' had some appeal. I have experienced my own 'head-fuck' moments. Some...

August 24, 2020

I gave myself an almighty fright on the weekend.

I only have 5 weeks to go until I walk my 35kms for The Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research's Walk For Women's Cancer

On September 26, my 73 year old mother and I are challenging ourselves to walk 35km in one d...

July 27, 2020

During COVID-19's shutdown there has been many funny memes and posts that I have come across about the situation. 

I was sent this hilarious - and very true - chart, showing the relative importance of items in 2020, from toilet paper to masks. Hopefully this will give y...

May 28, 2020

I started in advertising working on regional and community newspaper retail media plans and it feels like I am standing on the sideline watching a slow and torturous death.

Australia's first newspaper was the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, that began in...

April 24, 2020

COVID-19 and social distancing has, thankfully, not stopped people from across both Australia and New Zealand from remembering our returned servicemen and women, both past and present.

You will find my family and I on our driveway with a candle at 5:55am. We hope you wi...

April 22, 2020

It's been a while, sorry about that! But like most owners of Australian businesses, we have been battling the side effects of the Australian Bush Fires and now COVID-19. 

I sometimes follow a guy called Mike Teasdale. I just came across this piece he wrote in February....

December 17, 2019

It never ceases to amaze me how busy the build up to Christmas is. The pressure we put on ourselves and on others around us is incredible. 

When you think about it, most people only take a couple of weeks off and at least 3 of those 14 days are public holidays; add the...

December 1, 2019

This is the sixth year I have had the privilege of conducting our annual Christmas Giving Survey particularly as during the lead up to Christmas we find many charities looking to secure incremental funds from Australian donors.

The Media Precinct's latest donor re...

November 25, 2019

When it was suggested to me that I should undertake a podcast I thought that it might be difficult but I didn't really understand how difficult it could be.

So ... a lot of pressure falls on your shoulder when you are pulling a podcast together. In fact it is much easie...

November 16, 2019

My role with the Media Precinct has me working alongside many not-for-profit organisations and today, as you do, I was busy researching and analysing the type of person that would participate in the Hawaiian Walk for Women's Cancer fundraising event that takes place in...

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