Please can we go home, now?

My story for The Guardian, about being marooned in a beautiful and distant place, isn’t about shipwrecks and daydreams, it’s about me and so many others all over the world whose lives depended – rightly or wrongly – on planes. Coronavirus, then, has put a spanner in the works… Read it over at The Guardian, … Continue reading

As bushfires rage

As bushfires rage through prime koala habitat in NSW and QLD, it’s a good time to mention the fascinating koala research and writing I recently did for NRMA Insurance. The campaign is worth a look at, not least to find out how you can help a koala today. It’s estimated that 350 of our favourite … 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.┬áThe sisterhood runs strong at SBS Life. Here are a few of those … Continue reading