9-month hiatus

It’s been 9 months since I posted on Smarty Squid. Been travelling, working and all that. So I’m back and will be posting some book reviews and library visits very soon. What else would you like me to write here? Actually, I’ve been thinking a lot about work in my current industry, maybe I could…

Book Review – The Passion Economy

I love this book. It’s about the new economic rules that are permeating on a global scale. Blame this on the birth of the internet and the proliferation of digital products and information. If your head is still the old establishment thinking then you might be left behind. It’s a fascinating read – you’re either…

My DIY Presentation

My Abstract Proposal Last year, I submitted an abstract proposal to become a speaker at the 8th New Librarians Symposium (NLS8). To my surprise, it (the abstract proposal, which was in the form of an HTML file) got accepted. “Hurrah!”, I thought, “I’m off to Canberra in June!” My Mentor I participated in the NLS8’s…

My NLS7: The beach ball connection

I really, really, really wanted to attend NLS7. I’ve put in a proposal for a presentation but that was rejected. I’ve put in an application to become a volunteer but again that was rejected. I nearly lost all hope when suddenly….I saw a call out for a competition┬áto win a registration pass. All I had…

Another long pause…

Yikes! Another long pause in between blog entries. Sorry about that folks. I’ve been busy trying to get my hands on entrepreneurship. Yes I am in the process (creating artwork/crafts; organising market stalls and creating a website/online shop from scratch – well sort of – WordPress kinda helps me a bit) of selling my handcrafted…