July 2015

Published a story 7th Jul 2015 11:18 AM

Sexualisation of local female surfers is robbing them or income and limiting competition opportunities, says an SCU researcher.

Teeny bikinis and pert bottoms - selling female surfers

Sexualisation of local female surfers is robbing them or income and limiting competition opportunities, says an SCU researcher.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 2:31 PM

STRETCH marks are common after pregnancy, weight loss or any other change in body size and shape.

Fade those stretch marks with the good oil

STRETCH marks are common after pregnancy, weight loss or any other change in body size and shape.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 1:02 PM

CREATING a special collectable State of Origin poster has kept one of Australia’s best-known cartoonists on his toes.

Cartoonist Swamped by State of Origin

CREATING a special collectable State of Origin poster has kept one of Australia’s best-known cartoonists on his toes.

June 2015

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 7:40 PM

QUICK kids! Get out from behind the computer and get down to Spinks Park in Lismore tomorrow. There’s a party going on.

Kids driving you mad? Take them to Arty Party

QUICK kids! Get out from behind the computer and get down to Spinks Park in Lismore tomorrow. There’s a party going on.

Published a story 27th Jun 2015 1:37 PM

Individually, these measures may not all make a big difference to your life, but put them together and you'll be amazed at how much money you save.

40 simple winter savings ideas that will warm your heart

Individually, these measures may not all make a big difference to your life, but put them together and you'll be amazed at how much money you save.

Published a story 27th Jun 2015 1:20 PM

HE was born in Lismore but went on to excel on the international political and academic stage.

OBITUARY: Lismore-born Ted McWhinney’s life of distinction

HE was born in Lismore but went on to excel on the international political and academic stage.

Published a story 27th Jun 2015 9:11 AM

HOUSE sales on the Northern Rivers are the hottest they’ve been in three to five years, say local agents.

House sales in region hottest they've been for five years

HOUSE sales on the Northern Rivers are the hottest they’ve been in three to five years, say local agents.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 3:12 PM

IT SEEMS I am not alone in my quest for a singles-friendly holiday, minus kids, honeymooners or cheesy sales lines.

Indulge yourself with a holiday for one

IT SEEMS I am not alone in my quest for a singles-friendly holiday, minus kids, honeymooners or cheesy sales lines.

Published a story 26th Jun 2015 9:06 AM

KINDLE devices may be the flavour of the day when it comes to cheaper books faster.

Book Lovers: You'll love the Gallery Walk at SCU

KINDLE devices may be the flavour of the day when it comes to cheaper books faster.

Published a story 25th Jun 2015 7:37 PM

ONCE Byron Bay was a hippie utopia.

The naked truth: Byron Bay is changing

ONCE Byron Bay was a hippie utopia.

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I am an editor with a broad range of interests including well-being, the environment, politics, lifestyle issues, social trends, sex and relationships and community. I am also a qualified counsellor and permaculturist, a dog lover and a yogi. I have written two books, Sex, Optimism and Surviving the 21st Century (Harper Collins) and Slow Sydney (Affirm Press). I love new ideas and people who think outside the box . I enjoy working in a close-knit community.