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The power of giving

The power of giving

For me, skydiving has always been number one on my bucket list. So when RedBalloon told me I was going to be jumping from a plane, I couldn’t wait to share the exciting news with my family and friends. I vividly remember feeling both happy and terrified at the same time.

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Paragliding in the clouds above Bright

Paragliding in the clouds above Bright

“RUN!” he shouted. I hesitated for a second – if someone told you to jump off a cliff, would you do it? – so he yelled it again. “RUN!” I did it. I ran.

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Learning More About Photography

Learning More About Photography

When I spotted the 1 Day Photography Course on RedBalloon, I snapped up the opportunity to learn more about photography in practical setting. This is how the day went…

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Skydiving: Jump out of a plane

Skydiving: Jump out of a plane

I have always wanted to go Skydiving. I have been trying to go since I was 18 years old. Every time I would book myself in, rock up to suit up, the wind would change and it would be cancelled… not today!

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On your bike

On your bike

Having grown up on the Northern Beaches I’ve spent plenty of time over the years enjoying Manly’s beaches, cafés and restaurants. In saying, I couldn’t remember the last time I made my way up to North Head to check out the view or to Collins beach for a swim.

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The (Dim) Sum of our Experiences

The (Dim) Sum of our Experiences

On Sunday my good friend Jenny and I went along to a RedBalloon cooking class. We’ve always been huge fans of Yum Cha, a regular dining experience that brings our families together.

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Gliding into a new perspective

Gliding into a new perspective

As I scoured over the thousands of different experiences the RedBalloon website offers I was mesmerised about seeing the world I live in from a different angle. That changing my external perspective would help shift my internal one. I had to go gliding.

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Horse riding in Centennial Park

Horse riding in Centennial Park

We love horse riding and we had never been to Centennial Park. I am not sure why. My parents grew up in the Surry Hills area and first lived on the park when they first were married. I had heard so much of it growing up, yet here I was mid-thirties experiencing it for the first time.

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Hobby shopping on a kayak

Hobby shopping on a kayak

I had been wanting to try kayaking for ages. My last attempt was ten years ago when Steve and I were on our honeymoon, but I pretty much sat in the back of it slacking off while he did all the work. (Luckily not an omen for our marriage.)

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A five star RedBalloon experience

A five star RedBalloon experience

Our Finance Director Linda reviews a rather perculiar experience – her employment!

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