When I grow up, I want to be a digital nomad: Why aiming to become a digital nomad is the wrong mindset for success

Let’s be honest. The idea of being a ‘Digital Nomad’ is very appealing. Clacking away on your MacBook in a bar by the beach. You breathe in the salty air, exhaled by the crisp blue horizon that stretches across the top of your laptop screen Read More …

Sense of Place, Memory and Identity

I’m definitely in Melbourne. I’m sitting in a dark and moody hipster pub drinking a surprisingly good ‘house red’. The billboards out the front still advertise live bands on different nights of the week, not just ‘steak night’ or ‘kids eat free’ on Sundays. There’s Read More …

Mackerel sky: Photography tips for shooting the sky

Photographers live for moments of incredible skies. The sky and clouds can either make or break a shot and even turn an average landscape into an intriguing masterpiece full of complexity. We often talk about lighting in photography but, what’s even better is when lighting Read More …

Are your problems worth worrying about?

I read somewhere recently that, when you’re worried about something in life, you should ask yourself; “Will this problem be something that I’ll be worrying about in 5 years’ time?”  If the answer is ‘no’, then you should spend no longer than 5 minutes worrying Read More …

Stuck for blog ideas? Try this

Coming up with new blog ideas can be difficult. We long to write something profound but, we just don’t know what on earth to write about. You’re either one of two people. Those who find the writing part easy but spend most of their time Read More …

The fundamental problem with the law of attraction

I’m starting to wonder if the law of attraction is all just a load of bullshit. Don’t get me wrong; I haven’t always felt this way. When the best-selling self-help book, ‘The Secret’ came out, I thought it was awesome. Finally, I had answers to Read More …

The stupid reasons why we avoid reality

Sometimes, when I lose something, I deliberately choose to not go about looking for it at first. Say, if I suddenly realise that my wallet’s not in my pocket or in its usual place, I’ll choose to delay doing anything about it and instead I’ll think Read More …