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Here’s How You Can Do Some Good in 2020

January 3, 2020

BARACK OBAMA: “On a day of fresh starts and new beginnings, I challenge you to take a step toward change in your community. If everyone reading this can commit to one positive change for their neighborhood in 2020, our collective impact will be extraordinary. Even if we don’t always feel it ourselves, I know that we’ll keep making the world a little bit better in the next year and in the many, many years to come. Here’s to another year full of hope …” – President Barack Obama I subscribe to Barack Obama ‘s Obama Foundation newsletter and I…

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Sunday Mail column for Sunday 25 April 2010

April 27, 2010

There are many great things about being a writer.  You get to work from home in your pyjamas and write Very Professional Emails while eating cornflakes and watching…

It’s 5am and I’m awake because?

April 19, 2010

Because it’s Murphy’s Law that when you really need to get a good night’s sleep – you won’t.  I’m off to Melbourne today with Brad and Ava to…

The Way We Live: Sunday 18 April 2010

April 19, 2010

I realise I stand alone in many things. The fact I’ve never watched an episode of NCIS, CSI or SVU. My willingness to admit to buying Jason Donovan’s…

The Way We Live: Sunday Mail column

April 17, 2010

So I’m staring at another birthday. This week I turn 38. WHAT? Wasn’t it just yesterday I was putting on my best acid wash jeans and waistcoat, glazing…

FIRST SUNDAY CLUB: April 2010 Southside Education

April 9, 2010

I know what you’re thinking this morning: “Hurrah for elasticised pyjama pants!” Or is that just me as I contemplate Easter egg number 43?  (I refuse to feel…

Sunday Mail column for Sunday 28 March 2010

April 9, 2010

The first time was because of forks.  Then Chewie. Next was a platter of the best Indian food you’ve ever tasted followed by a fire alarm. And this…

Sunday Mail Column for Sunday 21 March 2010

April 9, 2010

I’m tired. Bone-weary. Exhausted. I should be used to moving by now. After all, we’ve done four moves in five years as Brad completes his training with Queensland…

Love Your Body Event: Tuesday 20 April

March 18, 2010

I’m MCing this event for the YWCA in Brisbane on Tuesday 20 April.  Ticket price is just a gold coin donation at the door. Bookings essential. It’ll be…

The Dog Ate My Homework (… and other excuses)

March 18, 2010

I know its been a while since I blogged. But I have an excuse (stop rolling your eyes). I moved house. I moved house with a rambunctious dog…

Sunday Mail column for Sunday 14 March: FIND YOUR TRIBE

March 18, 2010

It’s been a disturbing month. Every time I turn around there’s yet another horror story. Bullying that results in a school stabbing.  A young girl abducted from her…

About Bec

Over the past 25 years Rebecca Sparrow has earned a living as a travel writer, a television publicist, a marketing executive, a magazine editor, a TV scriptwriter, a radio producer, a newspaper columnist and as an author.

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