Category Archives for "Life Lessons"

Life Lessons recounts the often-comic experiences I have had in the search to finding my ultimate happy place.

Stories about Life, Love, Success, Fears, Failures, Fun, Grudges, Passion and Pain!

All names mentioned have been changed to protect the innocent, and the not so innocent.

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May 14, 2014

And the Winner is…….

Just over 2 years ago I started working at the National Press Club of Australia, it was one of those jobs I applied for thinking ‘as if they’d pick little ol me’. Apparently around 150 people had applied, but Boom Diggity…. I got the job! And here I am 2 years later still thinking it’s one of the best

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April 9, 2014

A Burger with Bill Gates

Events: A Burger with Bill Gates. Recipes, reminiscences and reviews compiled by Australian award-winning writer, chef and globetrotter, Anna Johnston. www.shenannagans.com

As you guys know, I work at the NPCA and I am involved with some pretty amazing events. I’d always hoped I would be able to say I was instrumental in the planning of an event with world famous people on our stage, but I’ll be honest, I never in a million years thought it’d be someone this cool.

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March 19, 2014

Feeling Classy as a VIP

Events: Mudfest - Feeling Classy as a VIP. Recipes, reminiscences and reviews compiled by Australian award-winning writer, chef and globetrotter, Anna Johnston. www.shenannagans.com

When a couple of VIP tickets arrived to attend Mudfest International Film Festival at Bunnamagoo Wine Estate in Mudgee, which included a bunch of amazing flicks under the stars, a tour of the winery, all night delicious food and drink, a loo without the usual queuing for ages scenario and priority seating, I didn’t need to think twice, I was in. Yep…. I felt pretty […]

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