Not everyone is lucky as I am!
When I open my blinds in the morning I am greeted by a view of open ground, green trees and, in the background, Mount Macedon. Although some of the main streets in Melbourne feature a leafy canopy providing shade from the summer sun and soften the otherwise hard cityscape of concrete and glass, the many backstreets and laneways offer no such relief.
Catching the sun at the best time of day at this time of year can be quite challenging. With a full day of sunshine forecast, I organised a photoshoot in Kyneton a couple of weeks ago. However this assignment required me to be on site early in the morning and late in the afternoon to catch the sun in the best positions. Since this resulted in a big gap of time in the middle, I decided to drive on up the road to Castlemaine to take some photographs there.
Gone are the days of a career that spans the full working life of an individual, to be replaced with a much more flexible attitude to work and experience. In fact, these days if you have been in a job for any length of time, depending on the industry, you could be disadvantaged when applying for new jobs. Such is the nature of the employment market