Vol. 136, No. 41 // 21 October 2017

October 20, 2017



Breaking up with porn

New studies show the damage porn is doing to society, and are inspiring unlikely allies to stand together, writes Jessica Morris.



Terry Crews: Life on Crews control

When we read about movie stars in glossy magazines, it’s tempting to believe that they have perfect lives and obviously inhabit a world that most of us can only aspire to.



Letting love dry our tears

Love is a many splendoured thing, the old song tells us.I was pondering the nature of love recently, the way humans experience it, and how we react when we lose someone we have dearly loved. Because the flip side of the joy of love is the pain when we lose the object of our love.



After Lois Thompson was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to pick up her pen and use her own experiences to help others, which led to her book Hope in Cancer, Death and Grief, writes Julie Houghton.



It had to be the Salvos—for Nan’s sake

God had plans for Marj Ellis in The Salvation Army.



Gravity by Jemma Rix

Rating: 4 / 5



[ book ] 5 Ingredients—Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver

[ book ] The River Sings by Sandra Leigh Price

[ book ] The List by Michael Brissenden

[ book ] Outback Governesses by Paula Heelan



Subbing out

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring—there’s actually a way to make your favourite foods healthier—and it’s not going to detract from the taste of your go-to meals, writes Jessica Morris.



Cannonball: Where having fun is the main game

Reality television often involves humiliating people or encouraging them in a fierce competition where winner takes all and those who don’t win are seen as losers, in all senses of the word. So the recent Channel 7 family fun series Cannonball came as a welcome breath of fresh air.


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