Christmas Can Be Hard Work

by I’m not referring to the obvious psychological and physical wrangle of budget, shopping, crowds and time. It is the house preparations, particularly if everyone is coming to stay with with you! It has been years since I have entertained my family […]

Little Big House – A Brief Review

by Last week I walked into a recently renovated 1889 building to discover a tastefully decorated pub and bar surrounded by inviting staff and a warm atmosphere that made me immediately think “I like this place”.   On behalf of She Brisbane […]

Writing for a generation

by It is the psychological aspect of authors that fascinates me and there is nothing more interesting than to speak to the author of a book you have recently read to find out what makes them tick. I just closed the cover […]

Meet our columnists

by Meet our wonderful columnists. If you would like to suggest topics to our columnists, or sponsor them, please email She Brisbane (the address is in the footer below) Alexandria Bernard writes Smart Alex. Calling it as she sees it, Alex—a journalist […]

I have a life bucket, not a bucket list

by I believe that life is one big bucket that is sometimes filled and sometimes emptied. Full of objectives, challenges, and achievements that includes travel. In my ‘life bucket’ there were some places I held on to and always wanted to visit: […]

My Greek writing retreat

by I have the utmost respect for anyone who has written and published a novel, especially now that I have undertaken some study to do so. In late 2015,  a colleague mentioned that there was a writing retreat in Greece. It didn’t […]

How to win at remote grandparenting

by I live in the Queensland but my grandchildren live in Victoria—1657.1 kilometres (17 hour 44 minutes drive) away. For a long time I lived with a constant pull on my heart strings including restless nights and the weight of guilt; I […]

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