Here’s my New Year’s resolution…

admin / 31 December, 2017

It’s New Year’s Eve, the day when (if you’re anything like me) you commit to eating healthy, exercising for 30 minutes daily and being more organised. But we all know that after a week of salad and a Tupperware laden pantry, old habits kick in and we are back to square one. As I sit and reflect on 2017, I…

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Should I put an e-reader on my Christmas list?

admin / 13 December, 2017

With less than two weeks to go until Christmas, my husband asked me what I would like. Initially I listed the usual perfume, pedicure and clothes but then had a longer think and considered an e-reader such as a Kindle or Kobo…. Being the researcher that I am, I thought I better list the pros and cons before adding it…

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Top five summer reads

admin / 26 November, 2017

The cicadas are sounding (and that Australian sport which involves a bat and ball has begun), the sun is shining and the nights are warm. Summer is here and Christmas holidays are just around the corner. It might be your one chance to kick back and read an entire book (preferably on a beach). Not sure what book/s to pack in…

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Mums – this is why you need to read books…

admin / 14 November, 2017

As I sit on the train on my commute home from work I look around; I would say most people are on their phone. Actually, I counted… 18 were on an electronic device (15 phones) and 5 people (including me were reading books or papers). But I distinctly remember a time, not that long ago, when most people would be…

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