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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sat 4 Aug 2018

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Winter On the Sunshine Coast Winter on the Sunshine Coast means a calm ocean, with crisp, clear sunrises. This week, I walk at 0530, the beach is lit by the half moon. One or two other regular walkers appear as

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sunday 15 July 2018

Sunday normally signals sleep-in, right? Not for me. Yesterday was such an incredible day, pure rise, air about 6 degrees C, there was a good ten feet of mist on the ocean. On sunrise the ocean steamed  into the much

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Wed 11 July 2018

Rainy on sunrise, for the second day in a row. No lives were lost. I actually love the rain, the air is fresh, you can smell the earth in the rain, the roads, walkways reflect the sky, even if the

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Waking up Coolum Beach – Sat 30 Jun 2018

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This week has been a moody journey, cloudy starts most of it, except for Friday. Which turns my thoughts to my own moods, my own reactions to that around me. We take great care to empty the inbox of emails

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 24 June 2018

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 Being a part of sunrise is more than the visual, it’s being part of something far greater than oneself. I love how people interact with it. How they stop for a moment. Nothing else matters for a split second. Good

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Fri 22 June 2018

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Thank God it’s Friday. The thrill of the weekend, the relief of being able to put down tools for two days, takes over as soon as I wake up. It stays with me as I hurry down Banskia Ave, down

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Waking Up Coolum Wed 20 June 2018

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What do you do when your creativity needs to be on tap? Creativity on demand. As a creative, stress is the number 1 killer. Add deadlines into the bargain and how does any creative function in the business world? Add

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 17 June 2018

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 There’s nothing quite like winter mornings on the Sunshine Coast but Sundays are for sleeping in after all. I hide under my doona until 0540 then bundle up in two hoodies and set off.  I make it to the beach

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Fri 15 June 2018

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Local show day holiday for us Coolum Beach workers. Luckily I live here too. This morning I plan to walk the mid-tide beach to Stumers Creek. Dawn is burning deep orange along the horizon as I make it to the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Mon 11 June 2018

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–  Instinct Photography – In life it’s vital to get away, even if that means staying 15 minutes from home. Creativity needs space, lots of it and my work week has been full on. The more stress, the less creative.

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