January 2018

Published a story 22nd Jan 2018 6:16 PM

SIMPLE solutions to help keep the mind focused and the body stimulated, from the managing director of corporate catering marketplace Order-In.

Seven ways to get more energy in your day

SIMPLE solutions to help keep the mind focused and the body stimulated, from the managing director of corporate catering marketplace Order-In.

November 2017

Published a story 20th Nov 2017 5:40 PM

UNIVERSITY researchers have worked out the number of plants we need to improve our health.

Calculate your plant-life balance now

UNIVERSITY researchers have worked out the number of plants we need to improve our health.

Published a story 15th Nov 2017 11:18 AM

Have reached a stage in our politically correct society where we are almost afraid to admire beauty?

Admiring beauty when you see it

Have reached a stage in our politically correct society where we are almost afraid to admire beauty?

October 2017

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 4:31 PM

JACK'S garden proves there's plenty we can do to avoid using chemicals when growing fruit and vegetables.

Healthy eating that won't break the budget

JACK'S garden proves there's plenty we can do to avoid using chemicals when growing fruit and vegetables.

Published a story 9th Oct 2017 2:16 PM

DIETITIAN debunks seven beliefs about the ageing process, including that your stomach shrinks as you age!

We're busting nutrition myths

DIETITIAN debunks seven beliefs about the ageing process, including that your stomach shrinks as you age!

Published a story 2nd Oct 2017 12:34 PM

WE ARE very pleased to announce the main winners of the Lismore Home Garden Education Club's annual competition.

Congratulations to all our local green thumbs

WE ARE very pleased to announce the main winners of the Lismore Home Garden Education Club's annual competition.

September 2017

Published a story 4th Sep 2017 5:50 PM

IF you're sick of caring for tricky house plants but want the great outdoor indoors then we may have the answer.

Instant, low-care greenery for your home

IF you're sick of caring for tricky house plants but want the great outdoor indoors then we may have the answer.

August 2017

Published a story 28th Aug 2017 7:01 PM

A NEW survey of Australian women of all ages has found more than 40% have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression.

Anxiety at all time high

A NEW survey of Australian women of all ages has found more than 40% have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression.

July 2017

Published a story 24th Jul 2017 5:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS to Byron Shire Council, now on a path to zero chemical use in weed control.

Thumbs up to council for going chemical-free

CONGRATULATIONS to Byron Shire Council, now on a path to zero chemical use in weed control.

March 2017

Published a story 13th Mar 2017 3:26 PM

IT MAY be the scale of the garden that visitors find creates a certain calm.

High on a hill, an oasis of calm

IT MAY be the scale of the garden that visitors find creates a certain calm.

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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.