Tag Archives: Sydney

Back to Sydney

Brisbane is an amazing place with incredible weather! Jenni and I hated to leave, but had to make our way back to Sydney before heading back to the states. Before we could go, Jenni had to do another radio interview … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Sydney, We’re Off to Brisbane

The second half of our international consulting gig involved a week in Brisbane. We had tickets to fly on Jetstar, a budget airline that’s somehow affiliated with Quantas. We caught an early cab to the airport. You can only check … Continue reading

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Making our Way to Manly

The final day of work in Sydney began with a brisk walk to the Smith Family office. The Smith Family is a children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australian children to get the most out of their education. We were joined by … Continue reading

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The Tim Tam Slam

Day two of our Sydney training started earlier. We hustled over to the training venue and set up all of our materials. My friend Jeanette, who just happened to be one of our participants, helped us out and recorded participant responses. … Continue reading

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Darling Harbor

After a quick breakfast (we both had the Jenni special) We loaded up and walked the five blocks to the training venue. Jen carried the giant post it pad, in spite of the gale force winds. We kicked off our … Continue reading

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Yakka Down Under

Finally, the day arrived when Jenni and I would be able to start working with School Industry Partnerships. Our first activity was a site visit to Mother Teresa Primary in Westmead. Jeannette picked us up bright and early and drove … Continue reading

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Jet Lag? I Don’t Think it Exists

Jenni and I had arrived in Australia at 6:30 am after an exhaustive flight. Well, some of us were exhausted. That would be those of us who flew 21 hours crammed into steerage. The rest of us had enjoyed a 17 … Continue reading

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