Too scared to speak

I'm a little late to the Nic Naitanui 'blackface' debate, but it's been playing on my mind for days, so I need to get it off my chest. When the story broke, I wanted to express my confusion over the controversy, but I held my tongue through fear of being attacked. That's made me realise... Continue Reading →

Grannie Al’s guide to the VMAs

Yesterday I was groaning like an old woman. Today I'm grumbling like one ... Remember the good old days when making sure you didn't have a VPL when you went out on the town? Those days gone sista. Nobody wears undies when they're strutting their finest, so the VPL is obsolete. "Grannie Al's guide to... Continue Reading →

It hurts

I felt very middle-aged when I woke up at 6am yesterday morning. Oh, what AM I talking about? I felt very middle-aged the night before too, recoiling at my wrinkles in the Heroes & Villains party photo booth and wearily suggesting we head home at the ungodly hour of 10.30pm. But hauling myself out of... Continue Reading →

So much anger

DD is perturbed by how angry I remain with my ex. It's been more than two years since we separated, I'm happily in a new relationship, my life is is filled with lovely things, but the fury still simmers. (I know it's not healthy. The negative feelings are slowly ebbing. Two years isn't really that... Continue Reading →

Fortifying myself

My new job involves the occasional bottle of booze landing on my desk to take for a spin. Poor me. The latest treat was McWilliam's Wines Spice Royale. As I noted on drinks central earlier this week, McWilliam’s Wines has released a new range of flavoured fortifieds: Strawberry Delight, Spice Royale and Espresso Press. Russell Cody, McWilliam’s... Continue Reading →

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