June 16, 2016

The Weatherman has been back shearing after 6 years of not doing more than one 8 hour day with no pressure.  He's now a helicopter pilot, and it's a lot less strenuous.  Nonetheless, he's taken some "holidays" and has gone to play with our friends Grinder and Dances wi...

May 23, 2016

I received some great unsolicited feedback from a user of the app - after a bit of discussion with them (and their permission) I've just recreated it below.... and there is a link  here for the free iphone app. The others will follow soon!

 

It includes

  • some tip...

March 16, 2016

 

Are you getting ready for NZ Shears yet? Sometimes the sheep aren't right, or we're just not able to get to work, a big wet, last on the list to be called, and practice is just not happening.

I've got a way to help you get started.

Visualisation is a way to make a huge...

March 16, 2016

 

7 ways to make a great speech if you manage to win this weekend!

 

We’ve all heard the mumbling from the podium, and the thanks to the ladies in the lunchroom (they are important, don’t forget them) – but to make your speech one people will enjoy listening to as much as...

March 16, 2016

 

I remember watching a play over 15 years ago about a young shearer who was doing really well in a board race, when he fell apart. He was listening to music on headphones, and he threw them off. Someone, probably the woolhandler, said to him, something along the lines...