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Include A Charity Week

Include A Charity Week

Family’s cerebral approach to gifts in wills When Marelle Thornton AO and her husband Stewart were writing their wills, they didn’t hesi...
When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in? You’re not going to sell your home because property journalists and commentators are...
How to create an illusion of thicker hair

How to create an illusion of thicker hair

Way back in my late teens, I despised my hair. Queensland humidity was a bully of natural curls.
Include a Charity Week

Include a Charity Week

New research suggests more than 3x as many Australians would leave a gift to charity in their Will New research by the Include a Charity Wee...
Older Australians Reaching for Their Dreams

Older Australians Reaching for Their Dreams

Time is a strange beast. There are periods when life seems endless. There’s a speed-bump when you reach forty, then fifty looms up.
How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

You’re likely to be producing just shy of two (2) tonnes of waste in just one year!
What you need to know about staying safe overseas

What you need to know about staying safe overseas

There is little sign that Australia’s aging population is winding down, as more and more are spending their golden years living out their...
The Day I Pass Dad’s Dipstick Test!

The Day I Pass Dad’s Dipstick Test!

JOHN McNAMEE FONDLY RECALLS THE LONG-LOST TASKS OF YOUTH LENNY used to reverse his old Fargo 10-ton tipper up the narrow street beside our h...
Country Cemeteries & Their Stories

Country Cemeteries & Their Stories

Cemeteries. Fading rows of marble and concrete headstones. Some stand tall, others sag into the red sands of the outback, or black soils of...
What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

As our cultures increasingly become technologically obsessed and nature deprived, now, more than ever, is the best time to engage in benefic...
Thanks For Caring

Thanks For Caring

BUT, SENIORS SAY, MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR HOME PATIENTS SPECIAL NEWS ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE A RECENT report by National Seniors Australi...
All eyes on the pies – Southern Highlands to become the Southern Pie-lands this week

All eyes on the pies – Southern Highlands to become the Southern Pie-lands this week

The Southern Highlands of NSW is preparing to be renamed the Southern Pie-lands for the month of June with the annual Pie Time celebrations...
Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Leading health organisations endorse a dramatic change to how we treat cancer Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a stan...
Guide Dogs is recruiting for the best job in the world!

Guide Dogs is recruiting for the best job in the world!

Guide Dogs Australia is calling for pre-retirees to apply for the ultimate job…Raising a Guide Dog puppy.
Dog Lovers Show Sydney

Dog Lovers Show Sydney

In Dogs We Trust – they save lives, deter burglars, work the land, star in movies and are an integral part of everyday life. 
NSW Seniors Festival 2018

NSW Seniors Festival 2018

In it’s 60th year the 2018 NSW Seniors Festival will run from Wednesday 4 April to Sunday 15 April.
Blurring the lines of age and youth: injectable skin solutions

Blurring the lines of age and youth: injectable skin solutions

Injecting a powerful poison into your face doesn’t sound terribly inviting. Yet, the once prohibitive cost of having cosmetic anti-wrinkle...
The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

Recovering from a lost or stolen wallet or purse is a pain in the derriere.
Sound Advice

Sound Advice

‘Are you mad? A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears.’ When Shakespeare wrote that, in 1606, he was pre-em...
Smart Phones… Or, not so Smart?

Smart Phones… Or, not so Smart?

‘Ye ken keep your so-called smart phone!’ said Old Greg, throwing the new Samsung onto the bar.