Does it really get better? Five years later.

Five years ago I made video as part of the It Gets Better campaign and I thought now would be a good time to revisit it to see if things really do get better and if I still believe in that advice I gave all those years ago. Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share via MySpace share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this…

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Inspiration. Evan Young gives his graduation speech.

Eighteen year old Evan Young was to graduate this year as Valedictorian of Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School in Longmont, Colorado. He was prevented from giving his graduation speech by his School Principal who also outed him to his father upon finding out that Evan intended to use his speech to announce he is Gay. Instead Evan got to give his speech two weeks later at an Out Boulder fundraiser…


Resilience is hard work.

Some weeks things are going well, your travelling, exploring and enjoying just how much fun this particular space in your life has become and then you hit a speed bump. Your motivation disappears and all you can do is sleep. Your body is tired but the sleep you crave seems to come from a different place. It comes from somewhere deep inside you that just wants to disappear from the…


Lamington National Park Binna Burra.

 My wanderlust today took me on a drive back in to the Goldcoast Hinterland and up to Lamington National Park. I decided to take a trip up to Binna Burra, I had no idea what was up there, I just picked it because I haven’t been there yet. It’s probably the best trip I have made yet. It’s not very far from the Goldcoast and you can get out there…


Worlds apart.

There are people out there who just don’t get me. They don’t get why I do what I do, share what I share and give what I give. We are worlds apart and the standards by which they judge their world don’t work for me because I have no desire to be measured by them. There is no doubt that I have never lived a conventional life. I have tried to…