Over the summer, I decided to start going through my travel photos taken over the years and explore the process of making them into fine art prints. I plan to print them locally here in Ottawa, Canada (our current home) to send out to others who are seeking to add a bit of colour–and perhaps adventure–to their home and/or work space walls. A portion of sales will go to organizations which help others settle and find a home, when they are without one.
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Seeing more signs and how you can help Australia right now
Regardless of omens and signs, with all of the news lately about the multiple bushfires, heatwaves and evacuations, the country and our friends are in our thoughts a lot.
A decade in review: 10 years blogging, 7 spent abroad and 4 different countries lived in
A decade in review: 10 years blogging, 7 spent abroad and 4 different countries lived in. Following my intuition around the world and creating new adventures and experiences!
Speaking At WordCamp Ottawa 2019 About Startup Blogging, Validating Business Ideas, Writing Books and Building Community
I started this blog in June 2013 while I was living and working in Brisbane, Australia before my husband and I relocated to Europe for a little over three years to live in Ireland and England, start our family and then relocate to Canada. Along the way, I was–sometimes knowingly, oftentimes not–testing business ideas, writing books and building community.
Babies, Business + Breakfast: Spring 2019 Pop-Up Event
Join us on Wednesday, May 1st for parent-friendly professional development! In case you missed it, be sure to check out the details of our first event in 2019. This is for the parents who don’t often venture into business settings because of early morning or late night event start times. The ones who don’t haveContinue reading “Babies, Business + Breakfast: Spring 2019 Pop-Up Event”
Choose Yourself First: Women Making Art (And History)
I thought I’d share a bit of reading material I’ve been using to help with the past five months I spent hibernating during one of Ottawa’s coldest winters in a while. A recent book I’ve been reading is called ‘Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art And Made History (In That Order)‘ by Bridget QuinnContinue reading “Choose Yourself First: Women Making Art (And History)”
Lessons from the L-SPARK Female Founders and Funders Event
Yesterday I attended L-SPARK’s Female Founders and Funders event, along with 200+ other women and men, who were seeking local inspiration and insights during a sunny spring afternoon. The event featured opening remarks from: Erin Blaskie (@ErinBlaskie), Director of Marketing at L-SPARK Solange Tuyishime (@MissSolange), UNICEF Canada Ambassador, President of Elevate International and former MissContinue reading “Lessons from the L-SPARK Female Founders and Funders Event”
The reason why I want to empower women
You may remember I have been working on a startup concept (including a book)* for women since becoming pregnant and having my son abroad in the UK. I was freelancing away, growing a baby and waddling along the streets of North West London, happily posting Instagram snaps of flowers in winter, coloured doorways, cute bikesContinue reading “The reason why I want to empower women”
I’m writing a book
I’ve been remote working from Europe for the past few years and travelling around, blogging and posting photos to Instagram as I went. Mostly for my friends, family and to fulfill my need to write and be creative. But while I was pregnant, I had one of those idea-in-the-shower moments and a concept for my book.