We can all be cheerleaders

Apparently competitive cheerleading is becoming increasingly popular in Australia. Some Melbourne schools even offer this sport as an elective subject. However, cheerleading is incredibly dangerous – with high levels of catastrophic and other serious injuries (as well as rivalry between contenders for the limited positions… Read More ›

Yep. Nuh. Dunno.

I have no idea if I was the sort of teenager who responded to adults with grunts and one word answers, but maybe. (If so, my mother probably would have called it ‘just a stage’. I mostly remember my father… Read More ›

Who can you help?

I’ve always been told ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. More recently I heard someone say ‘It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you’. Now apparently ‘It’s not who knows you, it’s who you can help’…. Read More ›