Word of the year = Goblin mode

Charlie-Helen Robinson saysā€¦ Iā€™m in goblin mode.

No, in many ways, 2022 was a very successful year. Different, but good stuff was done. The Vintage Ball was a highlight and we got to raise lots of money for grassroot charities. Big love for the VB Committee in the pic below – Laoise, Sonia, Liz, Peter and Bel.

Previous predictions list 2022; CONTENT | 2021; CALM  |  2020; CURIOUS | 2019; CHILL 2018; CONSUMERS 2017; COMMUNITY | 2016; CRUSADE | 2015; CHUCKLE | 2014; CRUSADE | 2013; CONFIDENCE | 2012; CONVERSATION | 2011; COMMENCING


For 40 years to over 70’s, online is not all about the kids or grandchildren

The results are in. Social media provides the opportunity to have and be a friend, to congregate without leaving the house, to never be alone even when you are the only one in the house. Continue reading For 40 years to over 70’s, online is not all about the kids or grandchildren

7 Reasons Why You Should Do Business With Me

Contemporary public relations requires a level of understanding across ALL the medias these days but there are levels of understanding within every profession, and there are levels of understanding. My own stance has been to say, “Look at how long they have been doing it, what their level of engagement is like across ALL social medias (not just Facebook, and certainly not just Twitter), and if they are living and breathing like me, then you have found yourself a good one.” There are some goodies out there, you just have to look for the right things. Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Do Business With Me

2011 in review (thankyou WordPress)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report. Continue reading 2011 in review (thankyou WordPress)

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meterā„¢ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,900 times in 2010. That’s about 12 full 747s.   In 2010, there were 165 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 630 posts. There were 74 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 29mb. That’s about a picture per week. The busiest day of the year was June 6th with 122 … Continue reading 2010 in review

Interacting with experts: Jim Manning speaks

FaceBook has brought me many friends. Some to poke, share posts, throw sheep, discuss concepts and theories. Whatever. And then some come along and share with me so much insight, wisdom and deep understanding that it makes me shut-up and listen. I met Jim Manning through his FB group ā€œSave the Australian Wine Industryā€. We held a common interest in wine ā€“ him with his group (and many winery friends) and me with my own wine group, Bring out the Dead Reds ā€“ that we had so much to discuss. Jimā€™s passion for conversation and making things happen were very … Continue reading Interacting with experts: Jim Manning speaks