August 2015

Published a story 1st Aug 2015 9:39 PM

A colourful, masterly, backyard scene of a flock of chickens, stole organisers' and judges' hearts in the major Open Painting prize of the Bentley Art Prize.

Chickens lay golden egg in this year's Bentley Art Prize

A colourful, masterly, backyard scene of a flock of chickens, stole organisers' and judges' hearts in the major Open Painting prize of the Bentley Art Prize.

July 2015

Published a story 31st Jul 2015 12:19 PM

TIPS for staying well all year round.

Wellness: Are you getting enough?

TIPS for staying well all year round.

Published a story 29th Jul 2015 11:15 AM

If you're still waiting for that guy you fancy to suggest coffee, or a dinner date, it might be time to turn the tables.

The secret to why men don't ask women out

If you're still waiting for that guy you fancy to suggest coffee, or a dinner date, it might be time to turn the tables.

Published a story 24th Jul 2015 7:51 PM

WE all know those couples whose conversation, mannerisms and even clothes start to spookily mirror one another’s.

At risk of morphing into your partner? Time apart can cure

WE all know those couples whose conversation, mannerisms and even clothes start to spookily mirror one another’s.

Published a story 13th Jul 2015 2:20 PM

IF YOU’VE wanted to do something about your weight for a long time, now’s your chance.

Slim Chance challenge gives a good chance at a better life

IF YOU’VE wanted to do something about your weight for a long time, now’s your chance.

Published a story 9th Jul 2015 3:59 PM

ROISIN Carolan is a Byron Bay surfer sponsored by local surfboard company McTavish and local bikini brand Surfkini.

Roisin's struggle in a sport that rewards looks over skill

ROISIN Carolan is a Byron Bay surfer sponsored by local surfboard company McTavish and local bikini brand Surfkini.

Published a story 9th Jul 2015 3:58 PM

TEENY bikinis, pert bottoms and glamorised swim shots – welcome to the marketing world of women’s surfing.

Women's surfing all bikinis and bums: sponsors

TEENY bikinis, pert bottoms and glamorised swim shots – welcome to the marketing world of women’s surfing.

Published a story 8th Jul 2015 7:47 PM

FRIENDS remember him as a down-to-earth bloke who was well liked and respected in the horse racing industry.

Tributes flow after Ballina trainer Kevin Nipperess dies

FRIENDS remember him as a down-to-earth bloke who was well liked and respected in the horse racing industry.

Published a story 7th Jul 2015 11:18 AM

Sexualisation of local female surfers is robbing them or income and limiting competition opportunities, says an SCU researcher.

Teeny bikinis and pert bottoms - selling female surfers

Sexualisation of local female surfers is robbing them or income and limiting competition opportunities, says an SCU researcher.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 2:31 PM

STRETCH marks are common after pregnancy, weight loss or any other change in body size and shape.

Fade those stretch marks with the good oil

STRETCH marks are common after pregnancy, weight loss or any other change in body size and shape.

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I am an editor with a broad range of interests including well-being, the environment, politics, lifestyle issues, social trends, sex and relationships and community. I am also a qualified counsellor and permaculturist, a dog lover and a yogi. I have written two books, Sex, Optimism and Surviving the 21st Century (Harper Collins) and Slow Sydney (Affirm Press). I love new ideas and people who think outside the box . I enjoy working in a close-knit community.