[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg_0ggp7bMI&w=560&h=315] This is what summer’s all about in New Zealand: It’s about sitting by a river with your two dogs (even if your particular two dogs are freaked out by rivers) it’s hoping your favourite pink jandals hang in for another year it’s about itchy feet because you forgot to put your socks on […]
International Travel Tips for Making International Coffee
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV8q3ZihgaA&w=420&h=315] As of yesterday I’m back in NZee, which means goodbye for now Santa Monica Boardwalk mulled wine at the Venice Ale House, Randy Weeks live at The Cinema and new friends who do things like crochet you funky gloves & usher you to your 17 hour flight leaving little bits of themselves in […]
Three things you'll find at the bottom of my garden … including a squirrel!
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HpFDPk7rP0&w=560&h=315] In New Zealand we grew up reading books from America or England with ‘woodland creatures’, birds we’d never seen and Christmas in the winter time. I asked someone the other day nervously, hoping they wouldn’t guess I didn’t know the answer, about the situation with chipmunks. As in were they real?
Fifty cans of sand at the bottom of the Malibu Hills …
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qf099xQdxr8&w=560&h=315] This post is dedicated to Johnny Cash with thanks and hoping the radio in the background of this little home made video won’t annoy the owners of this song too much. But if it does I wonder if it’d help to say I’ve been borrowing my friend/driver Erik’s car quite a bit recently […]
What would YOU do if YOU were in Palm Desert with the worlds most longstanding pimple?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Co1-LC0YmE&w=560&h=315] A clip for anyone who likes videos about not much but also about things as well: Like, ‘territory’ and ‘compatriots,’ and the pimple that just won’t quit. – Which I didn’t actually mention, but I reckon you can see what I mean. I asked a friend of mine the other day, who’s experienced […]
How to make YOUR business cards stand out at a Conference In L.A. (yeah, I know I say 'L.A.' a lot)
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT4Ie_7p_KI&w=560&h=315] If you saw yesterday’s video you’ll have heard me say how these little things have turned out to be the best little business cards ever. With people signing up to my newsletter and emailing to say hi and how much they enjoy my website (thank you). Here are a couple from a batch […]
Creativity Tip #2 … Doing it your own way!!
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGcea1QH7ec&w=560&h=315] Creativity Tip #2: Do It Your Own Way As in let your wonderful creativity well up whenever it blinking well likes and do whatever it is you’re doing in your perfect unique way – even if it’s different to how everyone else around you is doing it. Yeah, I know it seems obvious […]
Want to meet my 'how to be a badass' coach?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwpcdHBvtXc&w=560&h=315] Yes New Zealand I have a coach. (We don’t really have them in NZ and anyone who does keeps pretty quiet about it!) And I tell you what – it’s been blinking good to have one, especially Jen who doesn’t take any crap is very brainy and understands about living the flow – […]
Is it just me or is this really funny?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgyeCW1e5YY&w=560&h=315] When I made the video about creativity earlier in the week – about the massively important 3 flows, I found this cute little piece where I totally didn’t know the camera was on, (me doing my vid making prep) and for some reason it’s got me giggling my head off. (Apart from that […]
The hunt for dairy in downtown LA, or was that New York?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6GtaorzyR8&w=560&h=315] I took this vid a few days ago and have since found out (thanks to my new friend from Santa Monica) that there are shops here that do have large cabinets of dairy like we do at home. Phew. I guess the difference in New Zealand is every food shop (even the small […]