No Frills

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When I was growing up there was a supermarket that stocked ‘No Frills’ products. A ‘no name’ brand that didn’t focus or depend upon a company name or identify with a boxed demographic.

To some people it signified cheap products. They were more affordable because you weren’t paying for a brand or fancy packaging.

Mum, a new immigrant with three small children and unaware of popular Australian brands, would buy some of these products. She liked them because they were easy to read. PEELED TOMATOES were Peeled Tomatoes. SUGAR was sugar. LEMONADE was, you guessed it, Lemonade. Continue reading →

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Be Brave

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I am surrounded by a lot of brave people.

People who risk their lives for others. Admirable men and women that answer the call when courage is a job requirement.

But bravery is not reserved exclusively for national heroes or fictional characters that wear a cape. Continue reading →

21 Ways To Form The Habit-at of Peace

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Today is International Peace Day, the day we all recognise the issues we face as residents of this planet. Continue reading →

Be the light that lights the way.

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I feel that most of the time we are all so busy dancing LIFE as a quickstep that we forget that we can alter the pace by taking a deep breath, changing the music and just slowing down. Continue reading →

Why you should always choose to be kind or quiet.

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Someone much wiser than me once said ‘If you have nothing nice to say, it’s best not to say anything at all’ Continue reading →