Welcome to book club! We have a beauty for you this week – Maybe You Should Talk To Someone by Lori Gottlieb is one of Alex and Mandy’s favourite books of 2020! While it is described as a memoir, it is riddled with multiple ‘aha’ moments that kept Alex and Mandy captivated.
In this episode of The Grown-Up Girls Report podcast, Alex interviews Shannon Molloy about his first book ‘Fourteen’. Shannon is an Aussie journalist with News Limited who decided to write his memoir after an overwhelming response he had after an opinion piece he wrote in 2016 supporting the Safe Schools policy. He
We’ve all been there – that moment when your guests are about to arrive and you realise you are missing a key ingredient. Eeekk!! Well, this was me last week just before our family’s Father’s Day gathering. I always like to have a plate of brownies – they’re always a hit –
These little babies evolved out of a need to use up a bottle of orange blossom water I bought on a tangent at a particularly enticing deli earlier this year. Does anyone else get on a roll and buy exotic food items? I think it must be a sensory overload… They are
Women in their mid-life have a very full dance card. Whether it’s juggling kids, work, community responsibilities and ageing parents, there never feels like there is enough time. But add in a global pandemic and it’s inevitable that our mental health will take a hit. In this episode of the podcast, Alex
My goodness, we have a fabulous book for you this week… This week, I’ll be exploring A Gentleman in Moscow by America author Amor Towles with my old friend, the lovely Kate Walker. Like me, Kate is a busy working mum with a tribe of kids – with similar ages to mine.
About 2 weeks ago, Charlene received the keys to her first home. After 3 years in social housing and time spent homeless, Charlene now has a safe and secure place to raise her 3 kids thanks to a ‘leg-up’ from Head Start Homes. Head Start Homes is a not for profit social
One of my go-to recipes for #meatfreeMonday, this mushroom risotto – courtesy of the uber talented Jamie Oliver – is joyous. I found this wonderful recipe in his Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals Cookbook where he accurately describes it as his ‘Oozy Mushroom Risotto’. This is highly recommended people – I have followed
Welcome to book club everyone! How good is it to be back in the reading zone? This week, I’ll be reviewing the truly magnificent book – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Scottish author Gail Honeyman – with my very smart editor friend Jules Collard. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is Gail
In this episode of the podcast, Alex talks with Jenny Holman who works with DonateLife – the Australian Government’s Organ and Tissue Authority. It is her job to walk beside families on some of the hardest days of their lives. Now, Jenny she sees this job as a privilege, an opportunity to