WeekendNotes: Private Yarra River Cruise

Writing assignment for WeekendNotes: Private Yarra River Cruise My recent assignment with WeekendNotes proved to be one of my favourites to date. Cruising along the Melbourne’s Yarra River, watching the sunset over the city onboard a private boat, complete with a bottle of bubbles and cheese platter. In the 13 years I’ve lived in Melbourne,…

Cook Islands Māori Proverbs We Should All Use In Our Daily Lives

The poetic beauty of Māori proverbs The Cook Islands. A tropical archipelago nation rich in Polynesian culture located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. My family recently returned from the “Cooks” spending our time on the largest of the 15 islands; Rarotonga. What a beautiful part of the world. While I could carry on about…