I cut someone out of my life yesterday. It was a severe ‘cut all connecting cables’ with a very sharp axe kind of cut. A ‘once, twice, thrice and get the fuck out of my life’ kind of cut.
Like so many, we came to Australia with empty hands. We were poor and we had nothing. Every weekend we would look forward to our visits to Flemington Markets. But we never went there early like everyone else to score the best pickings.
So a couple of months ago, on an extremely humid afternoon, an elegant lady of a certain ago entered Red Lantern looking somewhat disheveled and out of sorts. Her grey hair was wind-blown, sweat beads had gathered on her forehead and her voice was shaking from anxiety.
am so deeply honoured and privileged to be included amongst these breathtakingly amazing women who have achieved so much and inspired so many. RARE BIRDS – AUSTRALIA’S 50 INFLUENTIAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS launched this week and what an inspiring night it was to be surrounded by such beauty, tenacity, determination, commitment and courage.