“Congratulations ESTHER, we are offering you the role of GC2018, PRESS OPERATIONS, Flash Quote Reporter, Boxing.” What on earth is a Flash Quote Reporter? I don’t know but Press Operations sounds really awesome. What do I know about boxing? Not much. People hit each other (with massive boxing gloves on). Perhaps they know I have … More #GC2018 #Flash Quote Reporting
Share the Dream It starts with a dream. An idea. A hope. A wish. What if? An icon popped up on the Seek website asking for Commonwealth Games volunteers. What an awesome thing to be involved with! It was being held only two hours down the road from home. I thought that I’d give it … More #Games Shapers GC2018 – Selection
From Cairns to Cooloongatta, We’re a ‘sea’ of blue and yellow Those lucky to spot Borobi, He’s a very friendly fellow With a smile, a laugh and trying our best, We’re the Games Shapers of GC2018 From boxing to swimming to beach volleyball, We’re the friendliest faces ever seen With purpose and pride we’re keen … More Ode to Games Shapers
It’s been a while between blog posts. It has been a hectic few months! Moving house. Two words that evoke a strong response from most people. Whether positive or a negative, most people have an opinion on this life experience. It is said to be one of the most stressful events in life; right up … More #Deck the Walls
Hi everyone, I have been happily hectic lately which has left zero time (or energy!) to blog. Blogging is always at the back of my mind though! A few weeks ago, after a successful last soccer match for the season for Jacob, I drove Josh and his friend Kyle down to Brisbane Airport for an … More Plane Spotting #YBSU_aviation
“It’s bloody cold out here on the mine site but we’re having a laugh anyway!” My Facebook recollection of this event. It was bone chillingly cold. We were having a laugh though. This was work? Eunice and I were operating a polling booth at the entrance gates to the Gregory open cut mine outside Emerald, … More Mine Chicks For A Few Hours
This is a ‘little’ post about my Mum. You’ll find lots of pictures of crafty creations as well . Mum and I really enjoy crafting together on the few occasions we can, since we now live in separate states. I wanted to share the story but also some of the lovely things we’ve made. I’d … More I love surprises!
This year is whizzing by at an alarming rate isn’t it! I wanted to stop and take a moment to share what May means to me. We associate May with our Mum’s, as we celebrate Mother’s Day in Australia on the second Sunday in May. May is also smack bang in the middle of our Autumn season, and … More It’s May ALREADY?!
Hi everyone, I am pleased to have had an article published on the ‘Exquisite Coasts’ website. Check it out and let me know what you think! 🙂 Esther http://exquisitecoasts.com/the-tasman-peninsula.html
I heard from my sister today, who was wondering about the ‘cow statues’ in Rockhampton, given the current flood situation all over the news. I grinned as I felt the makings of another blog post coming to mind. She and I took a few trips up to Rockhampton when I lived in Gladstone, just over … More Rockhampton Floods – A Lot of Bull