Every Melbourne Cup Day I trot this wonderful story out to my readers whom may not know this lovely 'tail'. What A Nuisance in his final Cup parade on Swanston Street, Melbourne. A wonderful surprise when he circled the crowd, making a b-line for me. Legendary former race-caller Bryan Martin said later: "They never forget" The day before the running of the 1985 Melbourne Cup we were at Gowings Restaurant. The torrential rain began around lunchtime and continued … [Read more...] about The Princess and the Pauper
SWB 2013 SPEAKERS' PODCAST SERIES SWB 2013 CONFERENCE 30-31 October, Sydney. Known as the Dr Seuss of Health and Nutrition Sam Gowing is an award winning Chef and passionate socialpreneur, with a journey that’s taken her from a Front Bar on the gritty streets of Collingwood to the Sand and Surf of Byron Bay. Like so many of us Sam has had her fair share of twists and turns in her journey. With over 30 years in hospitality, she started out changing ashtrays and pouring water in her family’s … [Read more...] about The 80/20 Rule and other break throughs to Whole Happiness™
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So my great mate Jess aka The Wellness Warrior and co-host at Healthtalks TV asked me, well a few poignant and heavy questions the other day. One is so hardcore I had to share it with you and I'm sure she won't mind me re-posting them. You can read more of the "WHY" as I just published my first book which you can buy here. Foodie Friday: Samantha Gowing by The Wellness Warrior Today’s Foodie Friday is someone I love, admire and have so much respect for. Sam Gowing is a therapeutic chef, an … [Read more...] about Why I am a Wellness Warrior?
Dennis Gowing, a.k.a. Kevin Dennis, sponsor of one-time Channel 9 hit New Faces and multi-faceted entrepreneur. The Briton who rose from humble beginnings -- he arrived in Australia in 1949 as a 10 pound migrant -- to become one of Australia's best-known identities, died in 1991 at the age of 62, but remains a daily inspiration to his only daughter. Read former Age Good Food Guide editor Rita Erlich's obituary The Age 4/12/91 An extract from Samantha's book … [Read more...] about Death of a legendary salesman
My father thoroughly his enjoyed life.... until he realized that it was causing his death. After his cancer diagnosis, he endeavoured to give up cigarettes, food, wine, women, fast cars, bars ... and cigars! It was too late, and by the time he died in 1991, at the age of 62, nearly every cell in his body was consumed by cancer. I was devastated. Nevertheless, I am grateful that my father’s premature death ignited my own deep interest in healthy living, healthy food and a concern about not … [Read more...] about Death of a Salesman