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news August 05, 2017
Colonics at a Philippines health retreat
How a trip to a health farm in the Philippines became a test of intestinal fortitude.
news April 02, 2016
‘The High Places’ author Fiona McFarlane settles in
“Literary nomad” author Fiona McFarlane now seeks solitudes and inspiration back home.
opinion May 14, 2016
Why our public lives need privacy protections
“For many of us, this type of privacy – ridding the internet of yourself – is out of reach. We need this public part of the internet – or feel as if we need it. The true elites do not need the internet. The true expression of elitism is privacy.”
news February 13, 2016
A disco cruise to the South Pacific turns downbeat
What does it say about cruise-loving Australians when the buffet and booze take precedence over sight-seeing?
opinion October 10, 2015
Don’t dream, it’s over
“A new Australian dream is needed. I like to imagine a future where the housing affordability crisis creates something amazing and unintended. A life that isn’t trapped in the foothills of shelter and safety, that instead draws its meaning from love …”
news October 11, 2014
Believing in secularism at The School of Life
What happens when someone raised fervently Catholic gives up the pomp and ceremony and places her faith in modest, secular teachings?
news September 06, 2014
Indonesia can affect both body and soul, from medical tourism to hanging with the locals.
opinion June 14, 2014
The blunting of the snark
If it were reclassified as news, BuzzFeed would be the 10th most-read news website in Australia.”