In other news

While we’ve been busy settling in to Kildare, a few exciting things have happened since my last post. We bought a car! It’s a VW so here’s hoping it lasts for the time we need it. Solid, red and manual. While I’m not a fan of being a passenger...

Another chapter

Today I cried for the first time in over two months. I was in the middle of a book store. It appears as though I can’t apply for a driver’s license here because even though they exchange Australian licenses for Irish ones, Canada and Ireland do not...

The big questions

We have started telling friends we’re leaving Australia at the end of this year. The furniture is for sale and we are getting ready to move into a temporary apartment until we fly out in mid-December.   I will miss our street but I won’t miss all of the...

Social butterfly

I am presenting my first face-to-face workshop next week on Twitter and LinkedIn basics for business. While I have done public speaking in Canada and Australia, including live interviews, radio spots and more recently, presenting and facilitating webinars online, this...

Obtuse observations

Ob·tuse ( b-t s , -ty s , b-) adj. ob·tus·er, ob·tus·est 1. a. Lacking quickness of perception or intellect. b. Characterized by a lack of intelligence or sensitivity: an obtuse remark. c. Not distinctly felt: an obtuse pain. 2. a. Not sharp, pointed, or acute in...

Entrepreneur inspiration

Yesterday the husband and I headed to a free event for start ups, entrepreneurs and investors called the Unconvention. The whole idea was to get aspiring entrepreneurs with visions of success to become ‘scaleable and saleable’ with their business by...