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My father was a war criminal

An astonishing interview with a remarkable woman whose story is flabbergasting. Big words, because, truly, Angela’s family tale is one heavy load to bear. Thanks to SBS Voices for commissioning this – it’s one of those stories that will never leave me. Angela, please write that book… Read my article over at SBS, or below … Continue reading

Note to self: Open when feeling broody

It’s 9:47pm and you’re three speedy glasses of cab sav in. Speedy, because, possibly, some self-medication is going down here. Three, because, well, your two-year-old daughter has only just gone to bed and it took somewhere close to ten solid attempts to get her to stay there. The final time confirmed what you suspect is … Continue reading

Bedtime, Bondi

The Southern Cross sits above the avocado tree and the slow, steady flap of a bat beats rhythm into the shrill electric static of the night’s white noise. Crickets, frogs, the bite of a motorbike revving as it pulls up, up, out of the bowl. Mosquitos leave nothing unpunctured, their leafy homes alive with the … Continue reading

SBS and me

It’s a pleasure to be writing for the brilliant and ballsy SBS Life. As Australia’s only mainstream outlet for truly diverse voices, it feels like the perfect place for much of what I love to write: empowering stories about amazing women and men. The sisterhood runs strong at SBS Life. Here are a few of those … Continue reading