August 21, 2020
Thank god there is something else in the news to focus on – the US Presidential Election. And yesterday was the first time in a while (let’s say approximate...
August 2, 2020
My sister said to me the other day “But you’re a New Zealand citizen, you’ll still be able to fly back when you need to, even though you’d have to quarantin...
March 21, 2020
In the world of COVID-19, a lot can happen in a week. Tonight, as the Australian borders shut to non-residents, today has felt like another major turning po...
March 16, 2018
Even before I went, I was getting to the realisation that my life needed to slow down. Being ‘busy’ was not the badge of honour so many people seem to think...
February 4, 2018
So it’s common knowledge down under that the Prime Minister of New Zealand is going to become a Mum for the first time this year. This is a pretty big thing...
November 22, 2017
Finally we had something to celebrate in Australian politics last week – and more than that, it was cause for celebration in broader Australian society, per...
September 21, 2017
So I’ve written about global terrorist events, Trump and European politics over the last year, and now it’s time to focus on something closer to home – the...
August 17, 2017
Like many of you I’m a strong advocate for gender equality, for breaking glass ceilings and ensuring girls grow up not just believing they can do or be anyt...
July 22, 2017
It's been a while since I've written a blog post...apologies, but lucky for us we've been in a holiday bubble over the last few weeks with some well earned...
May 25, 2017
Each time I come through immigration at an international airport and scribble madly to complete the dreaded arrival forms, while simultaneously manhandling...
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World affairs (5)
Wellbeing and lifestyle (12)
A hopeful day in American politics
Adjusting to the new normal
Coronavirus - A marathon, not a sprint
Gwinganna - the ultimate retreat
Progress in the flesh - Jacinda's pregnancy
A referendum of love
The New Zealand election - up for grabs?
On being Mum to three boys and a feminist
'Stay-at-home Mum' - archaic title ripe for extinction?
'The Glass Castle' - a memoir
May 18, 2017
The week that was - Brits to the polls, nukes and a French revolution
April 24, 2017
What mindset do you have?
April 7, 2017
Letting go - why we need a good farm stay
March 19, 2017
What is the Australian - US refugee swap deal?
January 29, 2017