It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

Last Friday, across Sydney and much of the east coast there was flash flooding as we received a battering of rain and intense storms. Over the weekend we saw flooding of the Hawkesbury region again, as other areas were restored to power and people cleaned up their...
Take Risks

Take Risks

Last week, I watched on the TV news as 4 teenage boys were rescued from the rocks after jumping into a blow hole. One of the boys was injured, and the surf was so big that the local surf lifesavers couldn’t reach them by boat. They sent one lifesaver (a teenage girl)...
The Microscope and the Telescope

The Microscope and the Telescope

Can you see the future? I used to be intrigued and bemused by people who called themselves “Futurists”, yet recently I have been very tempted to take on that title myself. For the benefit of readers, I have included a definition (albeit from Wikipedia). Futurists...
Be Prepared

Be Prepared

10 years ago, I participated in my first ever 50km Coastrek, from Palm Beach to Balmoral Beach in Sydney. I was in one of two teams of friends who had decided to enter in this event to raise funds for the Fred Hollows foundation. Our two teams often trained...