• What happened to June?

    GONE FISHIN' Image Source: Unsplash, Boriskin Vladislav Just a quick update on life around Collaborative Bridges. It's hard to believe I haven't put ANY posts up in the month of June, but there are a...
    Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
  • My first ramen experience…

    Today's a short but tasty post. Last week I got the opportunity to have ramen for the first time in Sydney (I know...I must have been living under a rock to not have tried it...
    Monday, May 8th, 2017
  • Happy Harmony Day!

    Harmony Day, 21 March, is an Australian initiative to celebrate the diversity in our communities. I like the name, because just like an orchestra, it takes all sorts of instruments to make a spectacular sound....ok...
    Monday, March 20th, 2017
  • Hindi learning update – 500 words!

    According to my Memrise app, I've hit 500 Hindi words! My journey with learning Hindi has definitely been an off-and-on process. I found a "Teach Yourself Hindi" book in India for $5 in 2009 -...
    Monday, September 19th, 2016
  • Inspiring Ted Talk – Reading the World

    Today I just wanted to share an awesome Ted Talk I came across. Ann Morgan thought she was "well read." But she looked at her bookshelf one day to realise she had only read US...
    Monday, March 14th, 2016
  • Voluntourism Part 9: Wrapping it up…for now

    This series on voluntourism on my blog has been interesting for me to write...hopefully it has been interesting for someone to read too! To share some final thoughts on the topic (for now), I want...
    Monday, September 14th, 2015
  • Dipping my toe in…

    Lots of exciting news today! First, you'll notice that my blog has undergone a couple of format changes. I NOW HAVE A LOGO! It has been something I've been meaning to create for a while,...
    Saturday, July 18th, 2015
  • App Review: Memrise – Updated

    So in January last year (can't believe it has been that long!) I wrote a review of a language learning app called Memrise. At the time my one complaint was that the Hindi language had...
    Sunday, April 19th, 2015
  • Ticking off another step towards my goal

    In September my workplace had Diversity Week. Every lunchtime we had a "lunch and learn" session. I was so excited, because work gave me the opportunity to be the cross-cultural trainer for the week. My long...
    Wednesday, September 24th, 2014