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I remember everyone had to glove and gown coming into the room. It was all very sterile. I remember feeling better, they try and get you out of bed and slowly exercising as quickly as possible. I was riding 10km on the exercise bike a few weeks after, just to build up my muscle. I […]

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When I was born, I got the all clear, they said everything was 100 per cent but when I was three-years-old, they found I’d had been born with a hole in my heart. We use to do a lot of family holidays as a kid; going camping, going to Lake Bonney or up to Queensland.  […]

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A random act of kindness

A random act of kindness… I got pulled over on Friday by the police, I had the boys in the car and was doing my best to get into town to collect a school book for Charli that she needed Monday. I was on deadline for the paper but couldn’t get a hold of Rory, […]

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Men and masculinity

By Jessica Nicol I took a sociology unit once with a lecturer who was a self-proclaimed lesbian, the course was Men and Masculinities and she, by her own admission, disliked men. During the lecture a discussion began where she proclaimed that masculinity – in its physical sense – is nothing more than a social construct, […]

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I met Nick when we were 17

I was seventeen when I met Nick, I’d just finished year twelve and it was December after exams- I was enrolled in uni but hadn’t started yet. I saw him at the cricket and then he went away for a few months over Christmas.  We met up again just before I turned 18 at a […]

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