Easter Boombalatta

Resting between Hot Cross Buns

  I love, love, love Easter.  Mostly for the subtle change in the weather, the smell in the autumn air but also for the chance to spend time with the family and as my kids say, a spot of chillaxing. For me there is always a slight frisson of fear that accompanies Easter as some years … [Read more...]

Spotting the Loophole


I'm a big fan of Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project. Her insights are so spot on, that it wouldn't surprise me in the least if she could read minds.  Earlier this year Gretchen wrote a blog post on the 10 Categories of Loopholes that we all invoke in our lives, which explains quite a … [Read more...]

On the Move

computer man

The productivity and engagement of staff should be a top priority for businesses simply because it drives the profitability of the company and there are many innovative businesses globally who look for unique ways of doing this. Stand up desks and fit balls are now more common in the workplace than … [Read more...]

Dare to leave the flock

walking sts of viterbo

I don't do jaywalking.  It is forever linked with my 15 year old self and a very heavy hand gripping my shoulder. A hand that appeared out of nowhere while I casually flicked through the clothes rack of my favourite department store. The burly policeman attached to the hand had followed me unseen … [Read more...]

Keep your eye on the ball

Buzzy teeball

It's been a while since you last heard from me. Well, I’m still very much still here and beavering away at exciting new initiatives that I can't wait to share with you. For many years my expertise has been in nutrition and of course, that will always be there. But in the past couple of years I … [Read more...]

Choc + Milk = Good

choc-milk gang

As a kid I loved choc-milk, so its pretty exciting that it is now championed by science. Sports nutrition research has shown that choc-milk, other favoured milk and just plain milk supplies the nutrition your body needs after exercise.  Just to test its performance, along with my running gang, I … [Read more...]

Purple Performance


"Success is a journey not the destination." Arthur Ashe I have to declare (proudly) that I will be waving every single purple item I have this coming Saturday when the Fremantle Dockers meet Hawthorn in the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne, Australia.  I spent six years at the Fremantle Football club … [Read more...]

Mushrooms caught sun baking

mushroon dog

Vitamin D deficiency is thought to be the most common nutritional and medical condition in the world today affecting more than 50% of the global population. This issue has sparked much interest in Australia considering that we have such abundant sunshine and Vitamin D is synthesised under the skin … [Read more...]

Going to market

jamie stirling markets

We live in a world where relationships are often difficult to maintain let alone establishing new ones.We live in a world where it becomes harder all the time to truly connect with people like your neighbours and your community, wherever that may be. We live in a world where many of the … [Read more...]

Take a look outside

Fiona Wood

Dr Fiona Wood is a woman of many talents and maximises every possible opportunity to put them to good use. She became instantly known worldwide when the tragic events of the 2002 Bali bombings unfolded, with her team working day and night to care for badly burned victims.  It was during this time … [Read more...]