I still choose you.

March 26, 2014

Sometimes I look at my wedding photo and I don’t recognise the bride smiling back at me. And I suspect she wouldn’t recognise me either. She’s 34. I’m…

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"I didn’t know Charlotte Dawson but this is why I cried for her today."

February 27, 2014

I had a hot and cold relationship with Charlotte Dawson.   Don’t get me wrong, we never met. But when she first came to my attention on Australia’s…

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In 2014 I’m going to stop lying on Facebook

January 4, 2014

Out of all the worthy resolutions floating around in my head, there’s only one I really plan to stick to. In 2014 I’m going to stop lying on…

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So this week I screwed up. BIG TIME.

December 6, 2013

So this week I screwed up in a fairly big way. I wrote a rather controversial piece about a European fitness blogger (Caroline Berg Eriksen) who posted a…

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I’m fed up with Australian politics. Here’s why … (June 2013)

October 13, 2013

  Australian politics has become all about mud slinging.       Yesterday a menu made my head explode. For those who missed it because you were perhaps…

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Motherhood is amazing.

March 27, 2013

I have a habit of comparing my four-year-old to foreign megalomaniac dictators. I have, in conversation and online, likened my daughter Ava to Stalin, Idi Amin and, yeah…

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Dear 12, your final grade won’t make or break your life …

November 17, 2012

Photos are deceiving.   That photo of me (and my perm) was taken on my last day of high school in 1989.   And I look deliriously happy. I…

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My chance encounter with Offspring …

July 20, 2012

Monday nights are usually pretty blah for me. With the kids in bed, I’m often working.  Half-watching Q&A. Making myself cups of tea. Forgetting to drink them. Making…

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Why I won’t read ‘Mummy Blogs’

July 14, 2012

In April 2003 I was a little bit smug. My first novel had been published to universally glowing reviews and I took great delight in telling anyone who…

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Is Your Friend Really A Frenemy?

May 12, 2011

Click here to read my latest post up on Mamamia.com.au    http://www.mamamia.com.au/weblog/2011/05/is-your-friend-really-a-frenemy.html

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