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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 7 March: Helping orphans in Thailand

March 18, 2010

It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means it’s time to donate $10 to a worthy cause. So far hundreds of Sunday Mail readers – working as…

Sunday Mail Column for Sunday 28 February 2010

March 18, 2010

What did you want to be when you were growing up?  I wanted to be the blonde woman out of ABBA, an actress, a teacher, Mrs Donny Osmond,…

Sunday Mail Column: Labour Of Love

February 14, 2010

Today is not a good day for many people. Not because anything particularly horrific has happened. They haven’t – collectively – been fired. Or robbed. Or been told…

Sunday Mail Column: Street Swags

February 7, 2010

It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means our First Sunday Club is back! In January I launched the First Sunday Club asking readers to join me…

Sunday Mail column

February 2, 2010

So we’re moving. AGAIN. I know, I know. I move house like someone who’s on the run from the police. But Brad’s job means we get shifted like…

The First Review Is In!

January 30, 2010

Australian Bookseller and Publisher have reviewed Find Your Tribe (and 9 other things I wish I’d known in high school) and awarded it 4.5 stars out of 5.…

Sunday Mail Column 24 January 2010

January 30, 2010

You know what I miss? Mixed tapes. (Insert pause as I reminisce about making slightly lame mixed tapes full of Bangles, Eurythmics and WHAM tunes) Today it’s easy…

Stationery makes me happy.

January 22, 2010

Lookey, lookey at what I just bought. Lovin’ it. I hate to quote You’ve Got Mail (That film was pretty to look at  but I’m sorry there are…

Don’t Get Me Wrong, I Do Love George …

January 19, 2010

But, I have to say, I saw Up In The Air on Saturday night with my friend Nic and I was a little let down.  I mean it’s…

FRAMED PICTURE OF BOOKS I’LL PROBABLY NEVER READ …

January 17, 2010

In December I was wandering around Borders and found a little orange box full of classic Penguin book covers.  You know, The Great Gatsby, The Odyssey, Wuthering Heights…

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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