By this author
Portrait October 06, 2018
Theatre designer Tracy Grant Lord
A chat with theatre designer Tracy Grant Lord, side stage at a rehearsal for Twelfth Night.
Portrait May 26, 2018
The author reflects on the impending birth of her granddaughter.
Portrait September 08, 2018
Trumpet player Sarah Butler
Catching up with Australasia’s only female principal trumpet player, Sarah Butler.
Portrait March 24, 2018
Sailing in South East Asia
Taking the ‘Angel Wing’ through the waters of the near north with ADF officer Amanda Johnston.
Portrait February 17, 2018
My grandmother’s death
Reflecting on what’s lost with the passing of a generation.
Portrait February 10, 2018
Conductor Alondra de la Parra
At home with the music director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Alondra de la Parra.
Portrait December 16, 2017
Gender-equality activist Tasman Bain
A conversation with Tasman Bain, co-founder of PNG gender-equality charity Meri Toksave.
Portrait November 25, 2017
Fighting the good fight for veterans
“For 20 years, Terry O’Connor has advocated for the rights of service personnel to access their lawful entitlements, including the sought-after Gold Card, which grants unlimited access to medical services, or to gain compensation for post-traumatic stress …”
Portrait October 21, 2017
Jane Shakespeare and the Fig Tree Children
The woman working to keep Sierra Leone’s children in school.
Portrait August 26, 2017
A chance meeting with an elderly musician draws the author into his troubled life.