Food for Thought / 04.08.2018

The other day I was having a chat with someone who shared with me a story about a donkey that fell in a well. You can read it here. It reminded me of my own donkey story. I'm not sure where my story came from. I think I heard it somewhere while travelling. We don’t have a lot of donkeys in Australia. I have seen a lot of them in other parts of the world. Anyway, here it goes ...

Reviews / 16.07.2018

When I quit my job I wanted to learn new skills in my free time. I wanted to do it at any time that suited me from anywhere even the comfort of my own home without having to leave the house on a computer, laptop, tablet, Smart TV or even my phone. I found multiple sites that provide educational material online. You could do any course in any area you chose. There was photography, design and marketing ...

Reviews / 08.07.2018

A while back when I was looking for a job I had a five-page RESUME/CV with all the work that I had done over the years. It was a detailed and neat resume accompanied by a detailed cover letter showing my skills. I was not getting much success with this setup. I didn't think much about it. One day when I was selling some wood that I had cut I met this lovely couple, Peter and Jane who were interested in buying the wood since it was at a bargain price. We started talking. They had a cleaning business with no...

Adventures and Lifestyle / 11.06.2018

What is the most adventurous thing that you have ever done? That is normally a question I ask new people I meet for the first time to see if they are adventurous and at what level. I found that adventure means different things to different people. For me adventure means getting out of my comfort zone, trying new things, meeting new people, travelling to new places in addition to the adrenaline-pumping activities like motorbike riding, jumping out of planes, surfing ...