From Payne Road to Paris

It’s no secret that I love fashion. So when asked along to the fashion parade at my local school I agreed straight away.This is the lovely, little primary school that my boys attended and where I occasionally teach. It was a wonderful […]

Disbelief- A Thrilling Book Launch

When I’m not reading or writing romance I love reading gritty crime novels. So I was very excited to be invited to the launch of M.J.T. Meijer’s debut novel – Disbelief. Disbelief is the first title in a three book series of […]

Robin Bailey On Men’s Health

Last week was Men’s Health Week. As a wife and mother to three sons who are all now in their 20’s I take a particular interest in men’s health. It was with sadness and empathy that I listened to the brave Robin […]

The Longest Minute

The Longest Minute I am a proud Queenslander and while it’s no secret that I love fashion, books and the theatre, you may not know that I am also a massive sports fanatic. I remember the days sitting on the hill at […]

#SheInspires Mocco Wollert

I was lucky enough to meet Mocco Wollert at the recent Writers Group Convention.The elegant Mocco was keen to share her story with our She Society readers. Mocco came to Australia in the 1950’s with no English and no money, but has […]

All Hail The Ladies!

Every weekend at rugby clubs, soccer fields, netball matches and tennis fixtures across Australia the often unsung sporting heroes toil away- serving in the canteen, washing jerseys, ferrying players to far- flung fields, cheering from the sidelines and sometimes playing in teams […]

Tim Finn and The Twelfth Night

It’s been over 400 years since Shakespeare penned his comedy ‘ Twelfth Night’. Yet here we are in 2018 watching a rollicking update staged by Queensland Theatre full of audacious music from the pen of musical genius Tim Finn. I have watched […]

The Next Generation of Storytellers

I am heading to see Queensland Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night this week. I am sure Shakespeare himself would be surprised himself at the longevity of his enduring and well – loved plays. Art has a way of doing that, so it’s […]

Cakes For Every Occasion

The perfect ending to any special occasion is a magnificent cake. When I was growing up wedding cakes were always fruitcake and our special birthday cakes were a sponge filled with cream and strawberries or if we were really lucky a Dolly […]

So You Want To Be A Writer…

Since I was a little girl I have always loved writing, but until I joined a writing group I had just been scribbling at home alone for years. I was rudderless and directionless. Joining a writing group gave me connection with like […]

Faure Requiem

Is there anything more beautiful than listening to a choir in full voice? It’s a breathtaking celebration of life and happiness and the power of voices combining. She Society were treated to the uplifting sound of the accomplished Choir-Australian Voices who combined […]

Memories from ‘82

It was the year of Matilda – the giant winking marsupial. It was the year swimmer Tracey Wickham was already a household name and marathon runner Rob de Castella  and weightlifter Dean Lukin soon became the names on everyone’s lips. It was […]

#SheInspires Phoebe Russell

At just 23, Phoebe Russell is considered one of the world’s most exciting double bass players. She could be playing in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Yet in April last year the Melbourne -born musician applied for, then accepted the position of Principal […]

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