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At 51, I was convinced I'd successfully dodged all those pesky school reunion invites in the mail.Moving a lot helps, but mostly I had an innate aversion toward maintaining contact with anyone remotely connected with a really rather awkward,...
For many years, legendary supermodel Paulina Porizkova admits she had recurring nightmares about being photographed again for Sports Illustrated’s celebrated Swimsuit issue.She’s in her bikini, all set to do the ‘thing’ that saw the Swedish beauty grace the cover...
Every year, around this time, thousands of Australians ask themselves the same question: is this the year to finally make a seachange?With memories of those long, lazy, fun-filled hours on holiday fading fast as they brave the commuter crush,...
I must have been in my early 30’s when I first heard about the ceremonies women create to mark their assent to the realm of the 5-0.These were tales I listened to while waiting my turn at the...
Melbourne media executive Garth McBride* admits that it was his ex-wife who dragged him along to his first Botox treatment at 45.Six years later, newly single and back on the job market for the first time in 17 years,...
Yasmin Le Bon is married to a pop idol, has three gorgeous daughters and at 53 is still as busy as ever as a model and campaign ambassador.But even the genetically blessed and super-rich aren’t immune to Mother Nature’s...
One of the world’s most esteemed experts on all things ageing-related, Dr Jay Olshansky, has a question he likes to ask his pupils.“If you had a pill that could stop biological ageing in its tracks, when would you take...
If you’re looking to turn back the clock – or maybe just want a non-surgical freshen-up – it could be time to start making faces in the mirror.A new US university study, just published in the prestigious dermatology journal,...
Fans have reacted to the shock passing of The Cranberries’ frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan this week by sending the Irish group’s music back to the top of the Aussie charts.The Cranberries’ first major hit, the 1993 song Linger, reached number...
Have you ever said to yourself ‘I’ve had enough, I’ve tried this many times and failed' or ‘I’ve used up all my chances' or 'I have nothing left' or 'I’m done’?Well, welcome to the human race.Anyone with a pulse would...