Walking in the early morning I can smell gum-trees leafy breeze even though we live just outside the city where the trams are nearly always in motion where I pass all the strangers and sometimes we share a smile. The moment before it starts, and the moment before I close my eyes - these … Continue reading Nice things
On Wednesday evening I was interviewed by ABC Local Radio Hobart about something I wrote for The Vocal. It was republished through the other Fairfax owned channel fem-babes Daily Life and picked up by the radio producers as a good talking point for the show. This was the first time I've been asked to interview … Continue reading Sweating balls. Being interviewed for ABC Local Radio on words I wrote
This is a part of the Other Folk project. It is Monday morning at work. I’ve just logged in and open Outlook. No new emails. Sigh. I click to open the folder of word docs I’ve been editing and re-wording for the past six weeks. They are all about Procurement and Finance policy – riveting … Continue reading There’s no shame in being a life-long Hanson fan by Natalie Hardwicke
At a recent job interview one of the interviewees who was rocking a hot pink power suit asked me three things that I'm crap at. I was unprepared and outraged and wish I was also wearing something from the 80s so I could say, "Well, clearly not fashion!" Didn't they know that questions like this … Continue reading Three things for self-development
This is a part of the Other Folk project. The shrill, incessant beeping of my alarm clock pierces its way through my eardrum and straight to the heart of my one-too-many-wines-last-night headache. It’s 6:20am on a Thursday morning. I sit on the edge of the bed and consider my options; my alarm clock is too … Continue reading Kali Myers Is A Rare Mythical Creature: An Arts Student Who Loves Working Out
This is a part of the Other Folk project. Twelve years ago, I thought I had it all: a loving husband, two young boys, a blossoming career and a beautiful home. I held my head high. Then my husband, Andrew, who works in the oil and gas industry, was offered a job in Nigeria. We … Continue reading Life as a Trailing Spouse by Andrea Barton
This is a part of the Other Folk project. I was young when I first decided not to drink, but as time went along, I found more reasons to justify what I was doing than not. If heart disease, alcohol poisoning, cancer, depression, addiction, brain damage and sexual dysfunction are not enough to put you … Continue reading Gemma Watson Would Not Like A Drink, Thanks. Please Stop Asking.