Dare to dream, they say. Shoot for the stars! Better to aim for the moon and to hit a tree than to aim for a tree and to hit a rock. So focused we have come to be on what comes next. On where we are going. On where we want to be; on who … Continue reading An Eternal Possibility: What Will You Create?
The ascension of ladders placed upon the ivory walls of a stable and secure normality has grown far from the cup of tea from which I hope to drink. Indeed I feel there to be so much more to see, experience, discover, unlock and to change. Call me an idealist if you will but I have … Continue reading Notes On The Future of ‘Life Of PJ’
I woke up, panicked. Why? I was overwhelmed. Breakfast with one friend, a meeting with another to discuss a business proposal, a pitch immediately following that to a prospective investor, after which began just eight hours of the 'day job'. That was the day. Scary, I know. Not to mention that somewhere in between all of … Continue reading Reflections: The Day Before My TV Debut
She leaned forward, smiling, gently ascending from the sofa to conclude that day's appointment. She looked across at me and stared me deep in the eye. Confidently, though quietly, as if it were a secret I was only just discovering, she said: "You've created a pretty amazing life for yourself, Paul, haven't you?" My life flashed … Continue reading Breakthroughs: When Your Psychologist Hits Home
It is late. It is dark. You know that you should try and go to sleep. But you can't. You just stare at this same spot on the wall. You don't even realise that you are. You've no idea how much time has passed. You just keep staring. Eventually you wake up. You didn't even … Continue reading Reflections: Inside A Day Of Depression
I woke up to the sound of my alarm, a rarity. It was 5am. The sun would rise in 47 minutes. 'Twas a goal of mine to see every sunrise this year. But my head was spinning. I had slept on the floor. I don't remember falling asleep. I just remember scrambling to plug my … Continue reading Welcoming In 2017: Notes On Faith and Surrender
To review this crazy year, I had originally planned to post an array of my favourite pictures. Pictures like these... And these... Pictures that showcased 'just how much of an amazing time I had'. Yes, this year has been pretty wild! I have moved from Brisbane to Sydney. I have traveled to Perth and back … Continue reading The Craziest Year Yet: 2016 In Review
What an unbelievable year! Since the age of thirteen the number twenty-three has been an important one for me. Inspired by my hero Mark Webber's first number in Formula One, it would go on to become my number of choice throughout my stint racing go karts, growing then to hold significance across many other areas … Continue reading 23 Things I Learned As A 23-Year Old
All of the awkward silences, The sleepless nights, The tear soaked pillows, The tossing, the turning and the toiling. All of the blood, the sweat, The anguish and the heartache. The ups and the downs And of course all of the broken promises. The betrayal, the devastation; Innumerable days filled with ponder, hoping. All of … Continue reading The Moments That Make Me
The greatest gift we can ever receive in our lives is life itself. We defied the odds. We are lucky. So lucky. Grateful I am for this opportunity. To waste I will not let it go. I am victorious, from the moment I was born. My life was not formed out of chance. Ludicrous it … Continue reading How Shall Our Generation Be Defined?