Hello Sunday Morning

Last week I attended Swarm Conference, Australia’s only conference for online community managers. I’ll spare you all the nerdtastic details as most of it doesn’t relate … Read the rest


How to Cope with the Australian Sun

Here in Melbourne we’re still layering up before we head out and brave the chill, but those winter clouds will part and the grey sky … Read the rest


Blood and Iron

It was serendipitous that I met a woman who is studying iron levels in women as part of her PhD studies. She asked me if … Read the rest


Keep Your Cool: Surviving a Heatwave

Earlier this week, I blogged about the heatwave. Despite the fact that it gets really hot in Melbourne every year, hundreds of Aussies still suffer … Read the rest


The Road to Residency Part 1: The Visa Medical Assessment

I have officially begun actively moving towards obtaining residency.


Thank Goodness for Planned Parenthood

I had my first experience with Australian health care this week.


Australia’s Smack Down on Tobacco

I’m a former smoker. I quit about six years ago.


Using Tampons in Australia

If you are squeamish about the subject of menstruation, you should stop reading now. And possibly seek therapy.


Dangerous Australia: 12 Animals Out to Kill Me

There’s always a sequence during “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” where they show clips of the rest of the world ringing … Read the rest


How to Sleep

I have no idea. You know when you’re really excited about something and you can’t sleep the night before? I haven’t slept since July.