Celebrating the 50th anniversary of my birth

The Fifty Shades of Me story is written….. so let the celebrations begin. Plans for this party were underway for many months with the logistics of international & interstate travellers being balanced with employment rosters and budgets.  The selection of the Theme was easy as we had a few spare themes up our sleeves to … More Celebrating the 50th anniversary of my birth

50. 2013 Looks like we made it…look how far we’ve come together….

On January 4th 2013 I wrote… In the year  2013 I turn 50 years of age.  All of my school friends will have recently done the same or are also about to do so. I wonder what has become of them? I have seen many quirky ways that people chose to celebrate their annual milestones … More 50. 2013 Looks like we made it…look how far we’ve come together….

48. 2011 Its all about Family – ‘cos thats what its all about.

The weather dominated the beginning of the year with Queensland enduring hideous and devastating flooding.  This saw Alisha and Chris High and dry but unable to leave their suburb….and the twins were stuck in hospital!  Robs work went under water and mud while my workplace and our home stayed dry.   These were stressful times … More 48. 2011 Its all about Family – ‘cos thats what its all about.

47. 2010 Another year of celebrations and new beginings

It was a great privilege to be able to participate in an Edgeware “Build your Business” group.  While this was initially aimed at strengthening my work thought processes it was to have some amazing spin-offs for me personally and for us as a couple.  Edgeware is an education and support system for ethical entrepreneurs and … More 47. 2010 Another year of celebrations and new beginings

45. 2008 As one door slams shut – another one opens

We were loving this lifestyle. Living the dream.  Working together and making other people happy through providing great accommodation solutions, targeted industry training and developing employment opportunities.   What had been a crappy motel that was an embarrassment to the local industry was now getting positive attention from the media and the industry. We had … More 45. 2008 As one door slams shut – another one opens

44. 2007 The Stateway Challenge – with the help of friends and family

Kyle-Scott Services (KSS) had stepped up a gear and by early 2007 we had 30  staff on our books who were providing temporary support to around 25 of Rotoruas Accommodation providers including Hotels, Motels and boutique Lodges.  The great thing about the KSS model was that many of these staff had never worked before and … More 44. 2007 The Stateway Challenge – with the help of friends and family