Working with psychos

I’ve had the misfortune to work with some total psychos during my 28 years as a journalist. Sometimes I’ve wondered whether it’s actually me that’s the problem because what are the odds of a person cramming so many of them into one career. So it was a relief to read a news report on a […]

The silent treatment

It occurred to me around 5pm last night that I’d forgotten to check my messages all day. As it turned out, checking my messages was impossible because I’d left my phone at home. I called Husband and asked if he’d seen my phone lying around the house anywhere. And he was like: “How can you […]

I’ve seen the light

Husband convinced me to take the kids to see Vivid on Sunday night. I was leaning heavily on the stay-home-and-watch-tellie side of the fence, but he wore me down. I’m so glad he did. Sydneysiders take note, Vivid is pretty awesome. (The Vivid lowdown: Sydney will once again be transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, […]

Brave move

Many, many, many moons ago I made friends with a girl named Jodie. She was my first-ever flatmate. We used to go nightclubbing every weekend together and she held my hand all night long while I sobbed over losing my first love. Fast-forward more than 20 years to her farewell at a pub in Newtown […]

Doctor Who is my porn

Things got pretty heated in my office a few weeks ago when we started discussing who’d seen porn. Quite a few of us had not. The ones who HAD couldn’t believe there were ones who HAD NOT. I was one of the had nots. I regard porn and horror movies as film genres I do […]

HouseGoesHollywood: Amanda attacks RiRi, dropbear attacks Geri …

When the stars aren’t attacking each other, they’re being harrassed by dropbears … here’s what went down in Celebrity Land this weekend. Bradley Cooper is a sloppy snogger It appears Bradley Cooper isn’t so perfect after all. He’s confessed he has a flaw – he’s wet kisser. The Hangover III star revealed his problem on The […]

7 slow-cooker favourites

It’s been so wet and wintry this week – time to crack out the slow-cooker again. Ahhh, I love my slow-cooker. Here are some of the family favourites I’ll be cooking in the coming months. Do you have a favourite slow-cooker recipe? I’d love to try it. Recipe: Moroccan chicken tagine 8 chicken thigh cutlets […]