How to orchestrate a successful set-up
Tamara Rajakariar | 30 July 2012
The art of the romantic set-up is a tricky process. If you’ve watched one take place, you probably saw emotions ranging from acute awkwardness to utter obliviousness.
No Holds Barred: frank discussions with young people
Alex Perrottet | 23 July 2012
What do young people care about? What are their concerns, dreams, worries, aspirations and fears?
Violence against women, Australia says…
Bernard Toutounji | 14 July 2012
It may seem on face value that Australia is serious about stamping out abuse but I wonder just how serious we really are. While all these sorts of campaigns are of some value they fall into the interesting category of a secular government trying to teach morality.
Wasting products (and money)
Katie Hinderer | 12 July 2012
I've declared July and August to be the months of Good To The Last Drop. I'm going to refrain from buying new products and work on using the ones I have here, even if that means using ones I don't love but still work fine.
Why eat at the dinner table?
Bernard Toutounji | 11 July 2012
What accounts for this decline in families eating together today though? The data seems to point to two main issues: Overworked parents and overscheduled children. When mum and dad get home in the evening they are soon in the car again to whisk the children off to sport, music, tutoring, church activities and a host of other events.
The desire to never have children
Katie Hinderer | 01 July 2012
there is something seriously wrong with women around my age. Why are so many of them shying away from children and motherhood? Why do they actively work to keep children at bay until it is biologically impossible?
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