I’m no stranger to adversity – I saved my husband from a house fire, watched him die and come back to life, supported my mum through chemotherapy, grieved the loss of loved ones, faced financial crisis and suffered my...
Nearly half a million Australians aged 51 to 65 are estimated to have had their jobs impacted by Covid-19, and urgent action is needed to arrest the slide. That's the finding of a comprehensive study by the charity Brotherhood of...
Reading the Sunday paper this morning, I came across an article about how Covid was so good for this particular person (who happened to be a local celebrity), in that it gave her time to slow down, to reflect,...
If you are anything like me, you would have been washing your hands every five minutes lately (okay, not every five minutes, but a lot), and using a lot of hand sanitiser - as most shops now ask you...
Hey there, it’s me again, BL (baby lesbian). You might remember my story back in May for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. I’m the recently single mum who came out. Well, so it now turns out I’m a 52-year-old...
Can you believe that it’s been 40 years since Blue Lagoon and all those controversial Calvin Klein ads that catapulted Brooke Shields to stardom? It’s even harder to comprehend when you scroll through her Instagram account and see what incredible...
I’ve navigated much throughout my 50-plus years; child loss not once, but twice, post-partum depression, my daughter’s rare disease diagnosis, my father’s recent blood cancer diagnosis, then there’s menopause! But certainly, I have always maintained a glass half-full attitude, positivity,...
For all the many geographical attractions in the Flinders Ranges, Darryl Trinne says it’s the people of Melrose he’ll miss most. They’re a unique and special breed in the sleepy and historic South Australia town (popn. 406) and Darryl, 58,...
A few years ago, I would have reacted the same way as 68% of Australians do when they receive the free bowel testing kit in the post. I would have simply binned it. Those who follow suit all have their reasons,...
Usually unsolicited doom-and-gloom polls landing in my inbox get reassigned straight to the trash folder, but this one hit the mark with so many of us worried about keeping a job. According to money.com.au and their March discretionary income study,...