The Preponderance of Hope

by   As we find ourselves hurtling obsequiously and unerringly, yet resolutely and steadily, towards Christmas and a new year, 2022, I’ve found myself pondering on the uplifting concept of “Hope”. Defined optimistically as “a feeling of expectation and desire for a […]

#SheReviews Outback Secrets by Rachael Johns

by   Pubs are frequently the cultural epicentre of the essentially disparate community in Australian country towns, and publicans are often reliable sounding boards for townsfolk to tell their sometimes not insignificant troubles to – and even times their murky secrets. Such […]

#SheReads – The Hush by Sara Foster

by   Residing in an undeniably idyllic country such as Australia, with a beautifully free democracy, it seems deeply perturbing and outrageous that historically there have existed – and indeed still exist in the world – societies where fundamental human rights are […]

SheReviews “Apples Never Fall” by Liane Moriarty

by   Even the most seemingly stereotypically ‘normal’ of families can be deceptively holding together a familial structure that’s very fabric is filled with not only nuanced peculiarities, but shattering secrets – which have the potential to alter lives irrevocably if revealed. […]

SheReviews “One Hundred Days” by Alice Pung

by  The teenage years in one’s life are frequently times of mortifying self-consciousness with some rigorous semblance of inner angst thrown into the mix. Such is the case in Melbourne writer, editor and lawyer Alice Pung’s latest novel, “One Hundred Days”. Our […]

#SheReviews The Mother Wound by Amani Haydar

by   In Amani Haydar’s (lawyer, artist, mum and advocate for women’s health and safety) recently released memoir, “The Mother Wound”, we as readers are taken on a veritable rollercoaster of emotions as Amani faithfully recounts the events leading up to and […]

#SheReviews “Dog Days” by Ericka Waller

by   Human nature is often complex and intricate, and human fallibilities are often glaringly obvious, yet sometimes deep and hidden away. These facts are realistically illustrated for us in British author Ericka Waller’s debut novel, “Dog Days”.   Set in the […]

Ash Barty’s Wimbledon Win Inspires All

by Young girls in Australia, and indeed around the world, are daring to dream bigger today, and holding their heads a little higher and walking a little taller, after watching Australian professional tennis player Ash Barty win the ultimate crown at Wimbledon […]

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