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Thoughts on SMART goal setting

January 2, 2017

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Back in 2015 I had specific goals set for the year. I did not actually realise them in totality but I did make appreciable progress. And as my Dad once told me, don’t be afraid to aim for the stars – you might only get to the treetops but at least you got off the […]

Some thoughts on independent eyes

December 30, 2016

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UPDATE: more valuable feedback has been received, helping further with the story. In some recent reviews I have let rip on the need for and value of having extra eyes reviewing your work. And I have a short example of how beneficial that can be. Very recently I dashed off a short story for a […]

Canberra Comedy Festival – My day two

March 18, 2016

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This post was originally destined for my Rossy H comedy-related blog. However I had managed to overlook renewing the domain name and WordPress seems reluctant to let me pay the bill. But never mind. My day two at the Canberra Comedy Festival. First up was racing off to see Rich Hall – not as a […]

Have a freebie!

December 17, 2015

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Well, it’s that time of year again. The Silly Season. And these days I do not like it a great deal. The same old, cheesy songs being played ad nauseam everywhere. All the same cheesy decorations. Protestations of ‘Christmas cheer.’ Some might call me The Grinch. However with all that has been happening around the […]

Video trailer for Hazard of Shadows by Mike Phillips

September 13, 2015

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Have been asked to review this one but not sure if going to get to it. But check out the video trailer – looks really good.

Australia Day or Shame Day?

January 26, 2015

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Today is Australia Day, a national holiday marking the arrival of The First Fleet to establish a penal colony on Terra Australis in on January 26, 1788. There is plenty to celebrate in this nation with an overall standard of living ahead of most of the world. But there is also a darker side to […]

I’m a loony!

December 21, 2014

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Not what I normally post here but it’s my blog so there. I was encouraged to make a submission to Stigma Fighters, a movement helping to remove the stigma associated with mental health. So I sent a few scribbles off and here ’tis. Stigma Fighters: Ross Hamilton I started writing a piece that was chronologically […]