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,...
Okay, let's be frank here. When I asked on Instagram if anyone else was concerned about their 'gobble-gobble', the saggy bit of skin under the chin, I was shocked by how many people were in the same boat as...
Some days will be 100% shitty, crappy, sad, miserable, downright bloody horrible, and that is okay too. We’re going through a life change; it’s normal to feel a bit confused, and let’s face it, that face staring back at us...
In our lifetime we can experience a huge variety of significant loss events. Whether it be the death of a loved one, a relationship breakup, job loss or changes to one’s health or wealth, loss comes in many forms. In 2011,...
Although she hadn’t owned a bike for more than 30 years, Sue Spencer, now 58, wasn’t going to let that minor detail hold her back. Just months out from the much-loved High Country Women’s Cycling Festival in Bright, Victoria, Sue...
When I lost my mum in 2018, it hit me hard. Sure, those who did offer condolences were sympathetic, but few seemed to know what to say. With one or two exceptions, they fell into two camps: either they were...
I've got a bra on for the first time in two weeks. It doesn't feel good. But I was getting a bit cocky about my lack of hormonal issues while I was away on holiday in Rarotonga, so they have...