Historic Ghosts of Adelaide

It was a cold, wet Thursday evening. The rain was pelting down outside. It was the ideal setting to participate in a history ghost tour at Australia’s first shopping mall. During the day Adelaide Arcade in the city’s premier shopping precinct is full of shoppers and diners. When the sun goes down, the arcade grows quiet. The heavy, grey, iron gates are locked and the stage is set for an evening of ghost hunting. Continue reading “Historic Ghosts of Adelaide”

Three Essential Travel Items

Whenever I travel there are three items which I have found to be the most useful. These items are versatile and you can pack them into any size bag.

Frisbee

This circular piece of plastic is not only a social butterfly, it can double as a seat, plate or a security shield in your bag. I like to place it in the front of my daypack to act as a shield to protect the items inside from pushy crowds. Oh, and of course, it can be used to share a game with new friends.

Sarong

Possibly the most versatile piece of fabric you can pack into your bag. It has so many uses depending on your creativity. It can be used as a scarf, towel, seat, skirt, bag and a host of other things you will discover the more you carry it.

Umbrella

Traditionally used to protect you from rain, but the umbrella can double as a sunshade and more creatively as a weapon. I have always carried an umbrella with me, no matter what the season. Especially with the unseasonable weather around the globe right now. Fortunately, I have not yet had to employ the umbrella’s defensive capabilities yet.

Are Your Meetings Productive?

There are lots of meetings everyday whether it be for work, social or personal business. But how many of those meetings are really essential?  Do you find yourself walking away from them with valuable information? Or are they just meetings for the sake of having meetings? If this is the case, then you should probably look for other methods to communicate information. Continue reading “Are Your Meetings Productive?”