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Australia is experiencing its worst natural disaster in history. Victoria’s week of soaring temperatures, which reached as high as 47.9° C in some towns (or 118.22° F), along with gale force winds have created the most horrific bush fires this country has ever seen. As I write this 173 people are dead, over 750 homes […]


“Australians all let us rejoice For we are young and free We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil, Our home is girt by sea: Our land abounds in nature’s gifts Of beauty rich and rare, In history’s page let every stage Advance Australia fair, In joyful strains then let us sing Advance Australia fair.” So […]


Merry Christmas

by Kelly on December 24, 2008

in Life. People. News

To all my friends across the globe, I hope you and your families have a Merry Christmas and a festive New Year. Thank you for being a part of my SHE-POWER family for 2008 and I look forward to us sharing more of our thoughts, hopes and dreams in 2009. Best wishes. Kelly Flickr photo […]

I was hanging around at my mate, Gunfighter’s blog today and saw this meme, which quite tickled my fancy. Right now, I’m all about embracing life, the good and the bad, the fun and the scary, so this feels like a fitting post as we near the end of the year. My meme is not […]


“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” – William Feather, 1889-1981, Writer Do you find yourself rushing a lot in your life? Juggling kids and domestic chores with clients and endless To-Do lists? Working on goals, assessing your ‘performance’, judging […]



by Kelly on December 1, 2008 · 38 comments

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I realize you’re all expecting the first post in my Marriage Series today, but something unforseen has happened and I’m way too unsettled to finish collating my myriad of writings and thoughts into a cohesive article. Last night we had an intruder come into the lower level of our home while I was upstairs alone […]


“There are parts of a ship which taken by themselves would sink. The engine would sink. The propeller would sink. But when the parts of a ship are built together, they float. So with the events of my life. Some have been tragic. Some have been happy. But when they are built together, they form […]


Chris Austria of WatDawat is a teacher, blogger, husband and father to five children. A man who dreamed of becoming a professional tennis player, but instead found his calling in the classroom. A man who believes in the value of education so much that he left a higher paying position so he could work for […]


  Hi guys, I know my posting is slow at the moment. I’ve been in birthday celebrations for a few days now, hanging out with friends and family, getting lots of great gifts, traveling into the city and having a few drinks and some laughs. This photo of Bunny was taken with an Aboriginal dancer […]


This week I’m 37 years old and while I’m not doing cartwheels about it, I wouldn’t say I’m exactly depressed either. I’m still relatively young, I’m healthy, have a wonderful family and generally a lot to be grateful for. If I sound like I’m giving myself a pep talk, well maybe I am, but there’s […]