Kids Love Balloons – Episode 14: Faustina Agolley

Faustina Agolley’s Twitter bio describes her as Magnet of Awesome. I love that so much! It must work, at least on some level, exhibit A being that Oprah Winfrey chose her to DJ prior to her “An Evening With Oprah” tour shows. She is positive, creative, confident and comfortable being …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 13: Julia Zemiro

Julia Zemiro has been amongst the top entertainers in Australia for over a decade. After an introduction via stage theatre, TV sketches, radio work and all sorts of performing, she is more likely best known as the host of music trivia TV show RocKwiz, or SBS’ coverage of the Eurovision …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 12: Rowan Kennan

Rowan’s an awesome mate. I don’t know many people with whom I can truly honestly discuss emotions, hopes, dreams, doubts & ambitions to the extent we can. Like many of us, Rowan’s searching for the best way to use his natural gifts, to achieve professional & creative “success”, to make …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 11: Luke “Sparrow” Gillian

Luke is a man who is not afraid to forge his own path. Travel roads that others either haven’t before, or are too scared to. From discussing his passions which have developed in to small businesses: touring the world for cricket and producing floral shirts, we also speak of witnessing …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 10: Andrew Griffiths

Earlier this year I was filling in as breakfast co-host on 99.5 Sea FM. The show had organised an interview with local author & presenter Andrew Griffiths, spruiking the upcoming TEDx event at James Cook University. His topic: Imagine if we were 33 percent less angry. Immediately after that chat, …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 9: Paige Cardona

Within the realm of being a sports fan, there are levels of mania. From watching on TV, joining a tipping competition, going to games, travelling interstate to games… Paige Cardona runs her own fantasy AFL site and spends all season attending junior & state matches profiling potential draftees. She’s all …

Kids Love Balloons – Episode 8: Nick Wray

Nick Wray. The chubby, burger-flipping school kid from Dubbo who became a Cleo Bachelor and Buzzfeed worker. The man, the myth, the legend! We discuss growing up and developing a career whilst still allowing yourself to have fun, making time for your hobbies and not disposing the things which made …

Throwback Thursday: Linkin Park – Papercut

This week marks 15 years since Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory was released. I already feel a tad lame writing about Linkin Park. Instantly, I feel immature. I feel as if my Linkin Park phase lasted for more or less a year, and then I grew up and drifted apart from …