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...
May 18, 2017
Always fond of a good memoir, I was pleased to see ‘The Glass Castle’ pop up on our book club list. Written by acclaimed American journalist, Jeannette Wall...
April 24, 2017
It’s been a busy time lately in our neck of the woods – Easter, school holidays, a wedding and a wonderful trip across the ditch. But while I’ve been head d...
April 7, 2017
My normal holiday reading list consists of several books I have received from family for Christmas – it’s a box of chocolates; you never know what you’ll ge...
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World affairs (5)
Wellbeing and lifestyle (12)
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
The week that was - Brits to the polls, nukes and a French revolution
What mindset do you have?
Letting go - why we need a good farm stay
March 19, 2017
What is the Australian - US refugee swap deal?
January 29, 2017
Marching for equality, defiant against Trump
January 22, 2017
End of year musings
December 21, 2016
My two-cents' worth on the US election
November 14, 2016