Fishy business

Fish is packed with important nutrients, including protein, vitamin D and omega 3s. But which type of fish is best? For starters, go for fish that is wild caught. While salmon is very popular with many gourmets, it is not the best choice if it is farmed – typically the Read more…


Tummy-soothing treats

You may have heard that oats can help you lower your cholesterol, because they are rich in soluble dietary fibre. But oats are also good for calming a touchy tummy. I love this delcious cookie recipe that means there’s always time for a treat.  


Give me sugar

If you’re trying to lose weight, or get healthier, sugar is one of the first things that has to go. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a sweet treat. Nature provides fruit but it also provides the herb stevia, which you can use in hot and cold drinks, or Read more…


You can get more energy

Wired and tired can become a continual state of being when you’re under pressure to perform, or the amount of time you have hardly equals your workload. Caffeine becomes a crutch, alcohol use soars, and you wake as tired as you were the night before. Worse, well-meaning friends or health Read more…

Sex & Relationships

What's your brand?

IF YOU’RE single – and looking to change that – the question you have to ask yourself in 2018 is: am  I a marketable commodity? Everything is about branding these days, including dating. Think about Apple, Google, Netflix, Toyota, or even Vegemite. It’s all about target demographic, clever catchwords, slick Read more…

Beauty & Grooming

Men call the beauty shots

In the vanity cupboard of property manager Mark Telley you’ll find a selection of high-end grooming products to rival a supermodel’s. The tip of the iceberg is Origins’ Make A Difference Plus Rejuvenating Moisturiser – “I have dry skin and this product really keeps me feeling fresh”; Malin + Goetz Read more…

Sex & Relationships

Love me, love my dog

Much is written about blending families or mixing your children with his. Where’s the advice on blending fur kids?With the rate at which single women are acquiring dogs or cats rising even faster than teenage Chlamydia, this oversight definitely needs to be rectified. You’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve watched Read more…