Dealing with the emotions of Black Saturday

In place of our regular Regional Profile this issue, we have an incredibly moving account of one man’s journey as he Deals with the emotional aftermath of the Victorian bushfires that occurred this time last year. I had to read Stephen Andrew’s account in bits and pieces because his writing was so articulate and emotionally […]

All You Need is La

The lovely Rebecca Cavalôt recently wrote a two-part feature for WellBeing about how music can help to heal our bodies as well as the planet. “Recent discoveries show that the whole universe is alive with melody. In 2003, NASA studied the Perseus Cluster black hole and found it has murmured a B-flat for the past […]

Spaghetti with pesto and zucchini

I love a good pasta. It doesn’t matter whether it’s summer or winter, I can be easily convinced to whip up a pasta dish for dinner … and even more easily convinced to dig in when my husband cooks! This summer I’ve found a recipe that has quickly become my favourite go-to dish on those […]

Book Love

You know you’re in for a ride when the book you’re reading opens the second chapter with this quote: “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you really think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt. Wow. I’m […]