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Life: A Jigsaw Piece of the Action

The world is divided into two different kinds of people: people who do jigsaws and people who don’t. I am a jigsaw per ...

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Life: A Short Guide to Surviving The Heat

I am not a nice person to know in the heat. Basically, I’m of an age now where, if the temperature is as many degrees ...

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Dear Santa,

Dear Santa, It’s been a long time since I fell off your Nice List and you brought me anything for Christmas, but t ...

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Surviving December: Five Top Tips

A lot of people have written to me begging me to give some tips for surviving the silly season – or ‘Decaden ...

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Life: Melissa Who?

Last week, Australia’s Own™ Melissa George put on her crankypants in public when someone dared to ask about her ...

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Hair Today, Gone Maybe Next Month

It’s Spring Carnival Fever down here in Melbourne and apparently, nothing says “high fashion” more than the scent ...

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8 For 8 (And Other Dangerous Party Games)

Many would be familiar with the ‘eight guests for turning eight’ rule when it comes to inviting guests to birthday p ...

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Life: Waist Not Want Not

My recent Workplace Health Check presented me with a dilemma. Should I lie to the nurse about how many standard drinks I ...

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Life: The Handover

As The Administrator for a small not-for-profit arts organisation (and yes, that’s The Administrator – as in The ...

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Life: Size Matters

In our house we have a little joke about asking for something in extra medium. “Make mine extra medium!” we say and ...