September 2015

Time the iAddicts-and-kale brigade spared a thought for iFairtrade


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(This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail) ARE you so excited about the new iPhone 6s that you’re going to line up for it? Well, you shouldn’t. It’s only worth waiting for something that’s in short supply – not a thing that’s mass produced. Spending hours in a queue just so you can Read More

Desperately seeking an Aussie identity


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(This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail) Our culture may not be distinct, but there are still some things that mark me as clearly Australian – knowing my football club song, how to fill out a box trifecta and a good price for a kilo of prawns.

Is it time to unlike Facebook for good? – Well here’s five things you should know.


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(This article first appeared in the Daily Telegraph) Want five reasons you should never use Facebook again? Well, here you go. (Plus one reason it’s okay because let’s be honest, I know I’m not going to quit using it and neither are you.)

If someone’s looking lost, are you a person who will offer to help?


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(This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail) IF SOMEONE’S looking lost, are you a person who will offer to help? What about if that someone stops you and asks? Do you shrug and say you don’t know, even if you do? I like to think I’m someone who will help where I can, Read More