Growth

I was walking through Montgomery BART station in San Francisco last week when déjà vu came upon me.  The creamy hexagonal wall tiles (which coincidentally can be admired in Greenday’s When I Come Around video) triggered a long-forgotten one-time avatar from 2010. It was during that summer I’d quit my full-time job in the magazine world to follow […]

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Transience

There is nothing permanent except change. ~ Heraclitus I’ve been meaning to write a post about location independence for a while now… mainly discussing how I’ve been combining work with travel in the last two years and how a PO Box is now my official residence in Australia after recently selling a lot of my stuff. However, […]

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Half-yearly review

I’ve been wanting to reflect on the past six months for a few weeks now. To share how life is going on my little space on the web. I’ve duly titled it “Half-yearly review” and with the absence of a outside ‘boss’, it’s almost a performance review. As with a case of a lot of […]

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How I dress

A girlfriend made a remark about the way I dressed today. It was in relation to the casual attire I frequent. The succinct comment left numerous thoughts whooshing in my head – a micro-awakening to a forgotten place. You see, I haven’t really judged or evaluated myself via my appearance for a long time. My […]

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Five-year plans are cute

I was sorting through one of my anti-minimalist memento boxes the other day and came across a mind map of an old five-year plan. A wave of nostalgia came over me and I was transported back to myself at that stage. It really is remarkable how paths change. At that time I was preparing for […]

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21st birthday nostalgia

I keep everything. Well, anything sentimental. You could call me a maximalist. I have too many memento boxes to count. Old cards, letters, event tickets, photographs, small gifts, buttons, name tags, conference lanyards and so forth. Every year or so, I love opening these boxes up to rediscover what lies within – they’re treasure chests […]

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On the go

I thought I would do a quick update about what’s been happening in the world of Kate. I’ve got a few posts saved in draft but want to give them more attention before publishing, and it’s been difficult  at the moment to find that attention time. So, I’m currently in the Golden Bay region on […]

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Update on the journey

Dear compassionate and caring individuals who give a crap what I’m up to, You might have been confused about where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing. Well, after eight weeks in the US and two back in Melbourne – I thought it was time to post an update. The post to read for background info […]

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My manifesto for living

June 2010 To seek authenticity in all that I encouter To maintain a high level of integrity in all that I am responsible for To question constantly and learn continuously To respect others and empathise with their perpectives To energise and excite the environment around me To appreciate and focus on every moment I have […]

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