In high school, I recall sitting in a small office and speaking with a career counsellor who said: “Have you ever considered becoming a journalist?”. Defiant, I went on to study a Bachelor of Psychology instead.
My most memorable holiday was 45 days travelling western Europe from Ireland to Greece. I kept a travel diary just to keep up with the countries we visited.
My favourite day is any day I get to sew, and once a month I do the Renegade Handmade Market. That’s the best day because I get to show everyone what I have been making and meet my customers.
The funniest thing that ever happened to me was when my golf clubs escaped from the small milk truck I was driving. You’ll have to read my interview to get the rest of the story!
You may not see my face on TV or my name in newspapers like I first planned but I gained so much just from getting my thee-year degree. I use it every day in ways I thought I never would.
I was raised in Townsville after my parents moved there from Germany. Townsville set me up with my tertiary studies, work experience and years of being self-employed in a highly competitive industry.
I write stories for the ABC’s news website and produce radio packages about the topics Brisbane listeners care about.
We’re blessed with so many talented and interesting people that we introduce you to four local characters each month.