‘Being married to a musician isn’t easy’:The Living End’s Chris Cheney

‘Being married to a musician isn’t easy’:The Living End’s Chris Cheney

The Living End frontman talks about why it took three phone calls for him to accept a date with his future wife.

  • byJane Rocca

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Australians don’t value mateship as much as we think we do. So,what is important to us?
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Australians don’t value mateship as much as we think we do. So,what is important to us?

New research found Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation put more weight on traditional values,while Gen Y and Z were more likely to value creativity,innovation,entrepreneurship,achievement and intellectualism.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
Why Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a big proponent of the marriage contract

Why Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a big proponent of the marriage contract

“We talked through everything. We did all that pre-emptive work for any future difficulties.”

  • byRobyn Doreian
Dating as a black woman in Australia? It’s an experience worth an award-winning podcast

Dating as a black woman in Australia? It’s an experience worth an award-winning podcast

Christine “Kix” Mwaturura has caught the attention of the talent spotters behind a key podcast fellowship.

  • byKerrie O'Brien
You,me and Alexa:Smart home devices and sex in the digital age
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You,me and Alexa:Smart home devices and sex in the digital age

Disclosing that your home contains devices that may be watching,listening,or recording should become normal – especially when sex is involved. I didn’t sign up for this kind of threesome.

  • bySamantha Floreani
‘He was a very lonely man’:Goanna star’s unlikely connection to Marlon Brando

‘He was a very lonely man’:Goanna star’s unlikely connection to Marlon Brando

The musician talks about growing up in a household of men,divorce,and her conversations with Marlon Brando.

  • byJane Rocca
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‘Here,we do it in secret’:the tricky joy of connecting with local wildlife

‘Here,we do it in secret’:the tricky joy of connecting with local wildlife

Feeding wild birds is not encouraged but many urban dwellers do it anyway,underlining our abiding desire to connect with nature.

  • byFrank Robson
The unexpected joys – and challenges – of a midlife divorce

The unexpected joys – and challenges – of a midlife divorce

Kate Mulholland and Nelly Thomas ended their marriages during COVID and are now travelling through the dating world – with much hilarity.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris
After the shock loss of her mentor,this art curator holds three values close

After the shock loss of her mentor,this art curator holds three values close

Alexie Glass-Kantor,executive director of Artspace,talks about what her dad taught her,losing a mentor,and living with her stepdaughter.

  • byJane Rocca
Writin’ dirty:The impossible task of satisfying everyone when you write a sex scene

Writin’ dirty:The impossible task of satisfying everyone when you write a sex scene

What one reader considers a true depiction of sex can seem absurd to the next. What is hot to one is not to another.

  • byJohn Purcell
What would you call your memoir? Mine would be called Hit and Miss

What would you call your memoir? Mine would be called Hit and Miss

Like everyone,Jo Stanley has a book in her. But what to call it?

  • byJo Stanley