Joanne Love

Watching the Winter Olympics over the past two weeks has been the highlight of my day. There have been ‘unknowns’ who have have defeated the odds to win Gold, while the odd ‘favourite’ has failed even to medal.  With grace and dignity, those that didn’t make podium places have walked away to fight another day.Read more...

Mr Magoo was 1950’s cartoon character with extreme near-sightedness. He was often portrayed in comical situations to which he was totally oblivious too, and compounded by his refusal to acknowledge he had an eye-sight problem. Magoo was lucky enough to triumph over these situations, not through deliberate action, but to incite laughter in us.   Read more...

“We should always have three friends in our lives-one who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we've cleared the way.”Read more...

“Trump is a 'pyromaniac'” reads today’s news headlines, and he could “ignite the whole region in his madness.” Read more...

Handling difficult conversations, takes skill, confidence and practice.Read more...

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Read more...

Women are making great in-roads in the sporting industry, but the sad truth is that working in an all-male environment is not as easy as it seems. For some of these women learning to fit in or to play a different game, would be a lot easier if there was someone to guide them through this journey. Someone, who knows through experience how to handle the many different challenges that working in a male dominated environment generate. The best person for this job is the women who has been there before or occupied a similar position. One who has open the doors for the women coming behind them, allowing them to flourish and blossom, off the back of their hard work.Read more...

As I age my eyesight is going from bad to worse. When it first started to deteriorate, the local $2 shop was my best friend. Now it is important that I have spare of glasses strategically placed, in the glovebox of the car, my office table draw, and most importantly on my bedside table for dealing with my phone alarm in the morning. You might now be wondering have I completely lost the plot as well as my eyesight, and how does all this relate to female role models.Read more...

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