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Running, not expiring: The perils of working at a desk

Last year, when I developed severe neck pain and headaches, I decided to see a physiotherapist – a fresh-faced, nubile young woman with posture fit for a princess. ‘Yikes, yep – woah,’ she murmured while happily crunching away at my upper back. ‘You’ve got a lot of … Read more »

The epic in the everyday: Iris Lavell’s Elsewhere in Success

  It is always a delight to uncover a wonderful piece of debut fiction such as Iris Lavell’s Elsewhere in Success. This character-driven novel is about Harry and Louisa, two re-partnered baby boomers leading ordinary suburban lives in the suburb of Success in Western Australia. Louisa holds … Read more »