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11 Little Things That Make Me Happy

  At the end of last year, I lost my engagement ring and wedding band. I was already having a pretty rubbish year and this certainly didn’t help.     Of course I was upset but over the years I’ve had a lot of practice at emotionally letting go of things that are out of […]

‘Love Is Love’ But Hate Is Hate

Quite frankly, how you choose to respond to your marriage quality survey is none of my business so I’m not about to try and convince you either way. I won’t be partaking in the parade of propaganda currently moving across our great southern land – and also across the Sydney sky, as of late. Instead, […]

How To Be Mentally Strong

When I first watched Amy Morin‘s TEDx talk, I felt immense sadness intertwined with joy. Sadness because Amy has lived through unimaginable amounts of grief. Joy because I could resonated with so much of what she said about how we deal with challenges. Finally, I didn’t feel like such a nutter – someone else was saying the […]

What Australian Media Forgot In The Diversity Debate

This was originally published in The Huffington Post on – 11 December, 2017. It was republished in The Sydney Morning Herald on January 1, 2018.   The senior journalist scanned me with scepticism and momentarily dropped her professional poker-face. With raised eyebrows and poorly concealed disbelief, she ushered me into the studio for filming. That […]