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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International Women’s Day Event @ All Hallows

March 11, 2011

I flew up to Brisbane yesterday to do a fabulous “Women With A Voice” event at one of my favourite schools – All Hallows.  I joined the Sunday…

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Writers on Rafts: Australian authors helping victims of the Queensland floods

January 15, 2011

I’m currently working with the Queensland Writers Centre to organise “Writers On Rafts” — a fundraiser for the flood victims in Queensland. 100% of the proceeds will go…

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The Way We Live: Why Jerry Seinfeld is wrong …

January 9, 2011

No wonder I’m tired. It seems that I’ve spent the last two years working in recruitment. I looked around at my closest girlfriends the other day and realised…

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