I was looking for an inspirational speaker for the monthly networking event of the Women’s Business Initiative International and came across Accountant and Financial analyst Marian Koek.
Marian has worked for years as Senior Accountant and Financial analyst and still finds time to devote herself to her passion: helping women entrepreneurs achieve their goals and live a more fulfilled and balanced life.
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With all the soul searching I have been undergoing resulting in my recent decision to seperate from my loving husband of 20 years, I have been thinking a lot about the nature of relationships and our sacrosanct concept of soul mate and partner for life.
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Once upon a time… I wanted to write a book, but am finding it overwhelming whereas a blog is a good start.
My idea is to try and be sane (notice I do not say “remain”sane!) by downloading thoughts and emotions, sometimes light, sometimes deeper and involve my wonderful network of friends in sharing thoughts and tips and inspiration- or maybe just a laugh- as we all follow our separate ways through the sometimes confusing path of life. I hope you will join me.
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February 2003: Impossible to leave our three year posting in Uganda without tracking the Gorillas: so here we are.
By 8am Erik-Jan and I are about to set out in our best safari gear to brave hours of tracking in sweltering conditions, slithering in foul smelling swamps, clambering endless gravity-defying slopes in an attempt to find the Gorillas, when disaster strikes.
Continue reading “Flashback: Julie goes Gorilla trecking: every cloud has a silver lining”