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365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#31 – My First Rock-Concert (Again)

May 16, 2010 – 11:07 pm |

Tonight as I write this it’s late, it’s dark, it’s been pouring for days, the Takaka Rivers swollen, many are experiencing cabin fever, and I’m rather tired. The parents out there will understand, I’ve …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#29 – Kindness is Cool

May 14, 2010 – 2:05 pm |

Thanks to some inspiration from a man named Mark Silver, who runs the business Heart of Business, my heart is leaping with plans – plans for Happyzine and for my community. The urge to give …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#27 – Magnifico Petrol Station Woman!

May 12, 2010 – 5:31 pm |

A delightful thing happened to me today.  Did I happen across a pile of money lying upon the footpath? No, not today.  Did a beaming Italian woman leap towards me waving free tickets to the …

The Peace Tree Walk Story

May 12, 2010 – 9:39 am |

This piece was sent in by Paul Taxi of the Peace Tree Walk…

A few years back me and good friend Alan De Boeck were stood upon the banks of the Motueka River in front of …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#23 – Zen Baby Zen

May 8, 2010 – 3:41 pm |

(While I raise my son and grow my good news website to a subscription base of 100,000)
Well, we’re all a buzz here in the small city of Nelson, New Zealand as my family prepare for …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#22 – Persistence, Oh Glorious Persistence!

May 7, 2010 – 3:09 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#22 – Persistence, Oh Glorious Persistence!

“Serena, even before I read the bit about myself you had me in tears! Thanks, I really appreciate the reminder to be brave and keep asking ‘what’s next’? This morning I woke up, as usual, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#21 – How to Let Go and Chillax While Your Grandmother Passes Over.

May 6, 2010 – 5:04 pm |

(…As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website)
If there’s one good thing about a death in the family – it’s the family.  I don’t know how you all deal with the inevitable …

Sleep, Support and Smiles for Mother’s Day

May 6, 2010 – 5:00 pm |

Media release: Plunket
Mother’s Day, 9 May, is a great opportunity to celebrate the incredible women in our lives and let them know how much they mean to us.
An informal internet “chat” with mums revealed what …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#20 – Goodbye Gorgeous Old Lady

May 5, 2010 – 9:00 pm | 2 Comments

…As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website
An unexpected thing happened today.  My groovy Grandmother Joyce died.  Now this may seem like sad news, and I’m sure a few of us have …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#19

May 4, 2010 – 9:38 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#19

I’ve just finished reading the highly popular ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ by Elizabeth Gilbert.  Millions have enjoyed this book and for those who haven’t found it yet – it’s the story of a woman who came …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#18

May 3, 2010 – 7:25 pm |

Come away with me.  Let’s take off to the beach for the day.  My website can take care of itself.  We’ll load up the car with kids, food, the dog, two wahine (kiwi females) and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#17

May 2, 2010 – 8:01 pm |

Today. One woman. Alone. On the beach. Happy. I refer once more to the Tim Shadbolt line: ‘There’s something special about the place where the land meets the sea. …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#16

May 1, 2010 – 10:59 pm | One Comment

Tonight I did something that both scared the bejeebees out of me and thrilled my socks off.  Tonight, I accepted an invitation to ‘Samhain Rituals, Potluck & Goddess Party’ with a group of friends, here …

A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved

April 30, 2010 – 8:52 pm | 5 Comments
A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved

It’s not possible to bring a big dream to reality on your own without either doing a sub-optimal job or having some kind of breakdown along the way. That’s something my life coach Clem McGrath …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#15

April 30, 2010 – 5:28 pm |

It’s nine-thirty in the A.M.  We’ve been up since around seven on this moody, rainy day.  Still yearning for more sleep (the plight of the parent), I initially lay on the couch for half an …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#12

April 27, 2010 – 8:59 pm |

Our first rainy day – hot chocolates on tap; apple crumble; stories under a rug; DVDs on repeat; time outside under a see through roof feeling the rain and the wind and the thunder booming …

Authentic Success; The Way of Simplicity

April 26, 2010 – 9:08 pm |

For the last few weeks I’ve been facilitating a 22 day process of transformation, building community and starting a new mentoring program for women leaders of the Whole New World, and that’s why you haven’t …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#11

April 26, 2010 – 8:44 pm | 2 Comments

Today I woke with the urge to be kind.  To give.  I felt inspired to surprise  someone with something good, just for them.  And I knew the person at the top of my list: my …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#10

April 25, 2010 – 10:37 pm |

Tonight I attended the HANDS (Golden Bay’s complementary currency system, see Rebecca’s recent article here) Harvest Feast along with around 140 other people. I’ve got to be honest, I felt really emotional to be there, …

My Journey Towards a Passion for Eco-Fashion – By Jo Blundell

April 24, 2010 – 9:59 pm | 5 Comments

OK, so my passion for ‘eco’ doesn’t stop at fashion, but that’s pretty much where it began for me. I read an article a few years back on how fashion has become faster, clothes have …

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