Empty Nesters, New Beginnings – Tips for Your New-Look Relationship

By: Lorrene McClymont

My husband and I recently became empty-nesters. Our daughter’s wedding was in April. It’s a strange new reality for us, organising a life that was previously built around family and adult children at home, into a completely different scenario. Read more

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 [Movie Review]

By: 1079Life

Sonic The Hedgehog is one of video gaming’s most defining characters. He has impressed the world with not 1 but 31 video game titles since 1991 and now has his second feature film under his belt with Sonic The Hedgehog 2. Read more

Taking the Steps

By: Lorrene McClymont

Has God ever asked you to take a step of faith? A huge step but He’s only shown you the first step to take. That step and nothing else? There’s a bit of a big picture but just a step towards it. Once you take the first step, you see the next one, and then the next one. And it’s terrifying. Read more

You Ought To Be Congratulated!

By: Helen Carr

In 2019/2020 I wrote a novel. Yes, I finally finished writing the 90000-word manuscript I had sitting in my head for years. Thank you, you’re too kind. No, seriously, hold your applause; because the truth is, it’s not very good…but it could be…maybe? Read more

How To Declutter Your Bookshelf

By: Gabriel Garcia

Books. One of the greatest inventions of mankind. However, though books are a wonderful source of entertainment and knowledge there is a downside to our wonderful book collections at home; they take up a lot of space. Read more

Keep Your Dogs Cool This Summer

By: Nikki Poulton

Summers in Australia can get extremely hot, and whilst we can dress for it and have some ice cold water if we’re hot, our pets can’t. Learning the signs of overheating and how to prevent it is essential in keeping our animals healthy and happy in a heatwave. Read more

Nuts and Bolts – The Anytime Snack!

By: Lorrene McClymont

Nuts and Bolts have always been a huge favourite in our family. They are a Christmas special, my Mum made them and passed her recipe onto me but you can make them any time of year. Read more

The Importance of Music

By: Nikki Poulton

Music is incredibly powerful. It has a way of moving the heart that nothing else does. Music can bring joy, sadness, contentment, new perspectives, anger, and everything in between. Read more

Turn It Off

By: Lorrene McClymont

I have to admit I have been really struggling with feelings of heaviness, anxiety, and feeling overwhelmed. Sometimes I can feel the weight of the world at the moment. It’s a heavy place to be and it just seems like I can’t escape tough conversations and constant opinions even for a second. Read more

9 Job Interview Tips

By: Gabriel Garcia

So you’re applying for a job. Whether you’re a teenager seeking your first experience in the world of paid work or you’re a university graduate trying to get that lucky break, your success will hinge greatly on whether you make a good first impression during that all important interview. Read more