There are countless women who inspire and amaze me.
Those who find courage and tenacity in the face of incredible challenges, like Turia Pitt did and does.
Those who are compassionate and generous even though confronted by unimaginable cruelty, like Gill Dalley (and John) founder of the Soi Dog Foundation, who died as a result of saving yet another dog when a tsunami decimated Phuket.
Those forced to deal with the most heartbreaking of losses, yet find the strength to dedicate themselves to helping prevent others from experiencing the same pain, like Claire Eardley.
Those who give and give when so much is taken from them, like Rosie Battye.
Those who unreservedly provide a home and love to disadvantaged children who might otherwise not experience it, like Nicole Carrigg (and family).
And the ones who are being true to their amazing selves, and are always there for me with a hug, a laugh, encouragement, loyalty, and support – my daughter Veronica, my Mum Dorothy, my business partner Nita, and my other wonderful family members, colleagues and friends who make every day special. ...