Like many of us at this time of year, Michelle Shaw has been baking. But this wasn’t a traditional Christmas cake. “It was for Esmerelda, a 104-year old tortoise,” Taronga Zoo’s animal nutritionist laughs. “We’re putting the final decorations on it tomorrow.”
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Role model royals
As we celebrate William and Kate’s 10th wedding anniversary, Juliet Rieden asks: can the close-knit Cambridge five steady the royal ship with their duty, dignity and family values?
TOGETHER FOR CHANGE
As allegations of sexual assault and harassment swirl around our federal Parliament, Samantha Trenoweth sits down with some of the most powerful women in the land to consider the issues that have shaken the nation.
Remember the time
APRIL 1823: The first Sydney Royal Easter Show
“Finding my power” -Toni Pearen
Facing her demons (and a few snakes) in the jungle led to a personal and professional renaissance for Toni Pearen. Jenny Brown meets the former pop princess as she steps into a brave new life.
“I was lost before Lauren”
It may seem a charmed life, but MasterChef Australia judge Jock Zonfrillo has had serious lows with the highs. He tells Sue Smethurst how love saved him.
Ray of hope
Nobody would consider the parents of children with cancer lucky, but for two families who were included in a ground-breaking Australian program to fight childhood cancers, lucky is exactly how they feel. Genevieve Gannon meets those families.
My story: My journey out of darkness
When screenwriter Kristen Dunphy checked herself into a psychiatric ward, her world was unbearably dark, but with pen and paper in hand, she found the glimmer of hope that carried her home.
In the name of my daughter
When her 20-year-old daughter was brutally murdered in a Queensland hostel, Rosie Ayliffe needed answers. What she uncovered compelled her to launch a campaign to expose the dangers backpackers face in Australia, she tells Juliet Rieden.
Best friends forever
A trip down memory lane makes the perfect birthday gift for a much loved childhood friend.
How To Max Your Morning Rituals
In our quest for the best possible wake-up and start to our day, we need a multisensory approach that draws us out of slumber and kickstarts our body clock. Here, Russell Jones, author of Sense, shares simple ways to feel good.
Michelle Pfeiffer – This One's on Her
A melancholy farce is nearly capsized by its star.
ROBOT ARTIST SELLS ART FOR $688,888, NOW EYEING MUSIC CAREER
Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even makes art. In March, she caused a stir in the art world when a digital work she created as part of a collaboration was sold at an auction for $688,888 in the form of a nonfungible token (NFT).
AirVPN: Excellent service that power users will love
An excellent service with a known history, a solid network, and very good speeds.
On the waterfront
A Jackson home takes full advantage of its lakeside location, swans and all.
A SMALL PEARL ON LAKE COMO | MONTE SAN PRIMO
In 2019 I was working on an art project in Bellagio, Italy. This small pearl on Lake Como is dominated by a mountain called Monte San Primo.
5 completely honest confessions from Ruth Righi
You know Ruth Righi best as Sydney Reynolds on Disney’s Sydney to the Max (back on Disney Channel for a third season starting March 19). And while the 15-year-old actually has a lot in common with her onscreen alter ego (to start, they're both biracial and amazing bass players), we decided it was time to dig even deeper. Below are five brutally honest, real-life confessions straight from Ruth herself.
Let's Get Physical
Having long marveled at the technology of the high-end workout equipment on the high seas, Porthole goes all in on putting together a home fitness center.
The Hierarchy of Tragedy
In this British series about the AIDS crisis, doom confers importance.
MICHELLE'S MILLION-BUCK MAKEOVER!
Glam redo to open doors, perk up marriage
MICHELLE: CLEAN UP, YOUR ACT BARACK!
Her $175M divorce ultimatum!