One Shirt. Three Ways.

This post and all proceeds raised is dedicated to Maria Claudia Lutz.   I have a mate. You might read her blog. Her name is Nikki Parkinson and she writes Styling You. She is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. She is all about embracing who you are right now, whatever age and size you just may happen to be. But there is one thing that I cannot … [Read More...]

There is no such thing as good grief.

Grief has been my constant companion this year. Sometimes it leaves me alone for a while, only to jump out at me like some menace and scare me back into sorrow. Some … [Read More...]

The Premiere Podcast for the Slightly Overweight Sleeveless Wearing Ladies.

In this instalment of Woog & Berry, we discuss stalking doctors, boob jobs, singlet tops, The Queensland Government, scales going up and much, much more. … [Read More...]

Justin Bieber tickets cause headaches for top private school.

There was drama unfolding on the leafy streets of the North Shore this week, when it was revealed that a certain fancy pants Girls School placed a ban of any of … [Read More...]

Totes. Not just a collection of handbags anymore.

It is official. I am extraordinarily uncool. I suspected it all along, but there was a recent incident that cemented me into Dorksville. Population…. ME! Or is there … [Read More...]

“You can’t sit with us!” A netball mum’s dilemma.

  A few years ago I wrote a blog post called Do you ever feel like a fuckwit at the school gate, which was widely read. I now read it back and cringe a … [Read More...]

You call that a dress? THIS IS A DRESS!

Formal season has come and gone for the class of 2016. My nephew was one of the sharp dressed lads and so I was privy to inspect a range of his glamorous gal pals as … [Read More...]

My Anxiety Story.

You cannot always tell by looking at someone. Brought to you by Bupa Anxiety can come in many forms such as phobias, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive … [Read More...]


In case you have been a hermit crab in the past few days, you might be unaware of this insane new THING about people dressing up as clowns and terrorising everyday … [Read More...]


Instinct is an interesting thing, don't you think? I instinctively check my face each morning for new wrinkles and blemishes. It sets me up for the sort of day I … [Read More...]

A little trip down memory lane….

I am not blogging today because I am trying to do some research into the workings of an adolescent's brains. It is quite fascinating. Anyway, I thought I would share … [Read More...]

Why the Daily Mail Fashion Writers should be beaten with a flocked coat hanger.

Ah, you have to love the red carpet media coverage of a Football Awards night, don't you? While some of these lovely ladies look right at home in front of the … [Read More...]

“Will you go with me to my formal?”

My Facebook feed is awash with gorgeous looking teenagers going off to their End of Year 12 Formals. This is because I have a nephew who is graduating. Most of the … [Read More...]

Why it is ok for your kids to see you cry….

    In this fortnight's episode of Woog & Berry, we talk about being a dreadful mother. And Kim tries on the horrendous ZARA dress, but then … [Read More...]

Six things that I learnt this week

Oh throw my hands up in the air and resist the temptation to run down the street naked! It is the last day of school here in my hood and I for one CANNOT WAIT! Think … [Read More...]

Marriage is the first step towards divorce.

Marriage is the first step towards divorce - Zsa Zsa Gabor Ask any of my family what my most annoying habit is, and they will all tell you the same thing. “She … [Read More...]

Sibling Synergies

SIBLING - each of two or more children or offspring having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister. SYNERGIES - the interaction or cooperation of two … [Read More...]