If Galileo had said “Impossible!” we probably wouldn’t have SatNavs or a Gaia star charting telescope

I first published this article back in December 2010 when the rains came to Brisbane and it rained, and rained, and rained. It rained so hard that the banks of the Brisbane River burst flooding low lying areas around the city; it also flooded across Queensland with three-quarters of the state declared a disaster zone. It wasn’t…

Some True Blue Dinky Di Aussie Christmas Traditions

  Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year, and even more so now that my family has expanded by four grandchildren. Every year my Christmas countdown in Brisbane begins in October when the beautiful jacaranda trees are flush with blue-mauve flowers. Although not native to Australia (South American actually) we love them.…

It’s not just the five love languages that helps in our understanding of relationships, there are also the five languages of apology

One of my favourite relationship books is The Five Languages of Love by Gary Chapman (ISBN-10: 0802473156 | ISBN-13: 978-0802473158) and wished I’d had this gem in my possession years ago. If you’re in a relationship that’s a bit testy at times I recommend grabbing a copy of this book. There’s even a quiz to…