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Labour pessimism versus optimism

There’s been contrasting columns at the herald over the past two days.

On Tuesday there was Phil Quin: Labour’s pessimism ploy. (Quin resigned from Labour when the Chinese surname data was promoted). 1,173 more words

Politics

Escaping the Dangers of the Comfort Zone.

I had it all. Everything I could want from ages 19-24. I had a really shitty, but, steady job making 50k a year and a side job making an extra 10k a year. 808 more words

Poems/Short Stories

Advice # 1: Suck it up..

Disclaimer: this might sound a bit too harsh as my first piece of advice on my blog, but whatever, I’m in that kind of mood today. 769 more words

Life

Start your day off positive! 

How you start our day will be the trend of the entire day. Have you ever noticed that when you have a bad morning it just ruins the whole day? 104 more words

Advice

Job Hunting

So, as I’ve been reorganizing and figuring out how to do various things with my blog, I came across an old post that I have saved but did not publish. 537 more words

Life

Encouraging Words

Today’s message is especially near to me.  I have shared the following fable during the first days of school for the last decade with students and educ8rs alike.  303 more words

Education

Do You Ever Feel Guilty About Success?

I know it’s silly. Why should I feel guilty about excelling myself and doing something well? Don’t get me wrong, I feel happy and proud… 865 more words

(Random) Thoughts