Australian Women’s Weekly NZ2 min gelesenSocial Science
Melinda And Bill Call It Quits
Twenty-seven years after Bill Gates filled the whiteboard in his bedroom with the pros and cons of proposing to his girlfriend Melinda French, one of the world’s most influential marriages is over. Bill and Melinda announced they were divorcing in a
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Finish This Sentence …
If I wasn’t a musician, I’d be a … Bum?! I have no back-up profession in mind for me. My next album is inspired by… My life experiences over the past five years. So much has happened that I’ve had to process, and now these things sit on my heart to
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The Great Flood Of 1852
Wild wind and torrential rain thrash the Bradley home. The pitter-patter of the first drops to fall has been quickly replaced with a pelting that hits the windows so hard they risk smashing. Wagadhaany shivers with fear as a bitterly cold draught com
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This Month I’m…
Setting Up Camp: The Soldier’s Tale. Composed by Igor Stravinsky in 1918, and designed to be read, played and danced, it’s a beautiful collaboration between the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. My love of all things F
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Great Read
The Ripping Tree by Nikki Gemmell, HarperCollins Nikki Gemmell first conceived of this, her great Australian novel, more than a decade ago. “I was living in London, dreaming of the tall blue skies of home,” she tells The Weekly . “I moved back to Au
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Around The World
Frost bite Anti-frost candles burn in a vineyard in France after the worst cold snap in decades devastated 80 per cent of the country’s vineyards. Rhone Valley and Bordeaux were two of the many regions affected, the frost delivering another painful b
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Editor-at-Large Sarah Henry Editor Sebastian van der Zwan Art Director Mirella Monteiro Designers Demelza Callesen, Béla Trussell-Cullen, Alice Bush Chief Sub-Editor Denise Bowden ADVERTISING Sales Director Rachel McLean Commercial Brand Manager Brid
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They Said What?
“He should be in bed – he’s 83.” Olivia Colman talking about Oscar winner Sir Anthony Hopkins missing the ceremony. “Madam Speaker, Madam Vice-President. No President has ever said those words from this podium…and it’s about time.” President Joe
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Dry Chat
For women experiencing vaginal dryness, says Dr Talat, the discomfort and knock-on emotional effects are considerable. “The area can feel irritated, intercourse can become painful, and when you are not aroused in the same way as before, this also bec
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The Bookshelf
Dux was a devout Catholic who in adulthood questioned her church until, on a family holiday in Rome, her daughter asks to be baptised. Before the award-winning The Dictionary of Lost Words, Pip Williams wrote this family memoir set under a Tuscan
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Women Win Big!
Chloé Zhao (right) brought a triumphant end to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, claiming an historic Best Director win for Nomadland – which also took out Best Picture – but was censored in her birth country China, where there was a news blackout. Wom
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The Base Rules For Mature Skin
We’ve come a long way since German actor Carl Baudin created flesh-coloured greasepaint to conceal the joint between his wig and forehead in the early 1900s. Today, a great foundation formula has the power to enhance your complexion, boost your confi
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What Women Really Want
The premise of the book is problematic at best: a sociopathic, albeit handsome, Sicilian crime boss, with a penchant for throat-clutching sex play, kidnaps a “feisty” hotel sales exec and gives her 365 days to fall in love with him. Inexplicably, she
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Singing The Same Tune
Our little grandsons Finnegan and Luca are coming to play, and they’ll be here soon. The corridor outside our door is something of an echo chamber, so we’ll hear them coming. So will everyone else in the building. I check the “emergency treat” supply
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Wise Words
Every now and then, brands tackle the beauty vernacular. The magazine I worked on in New York banned the word “anti-ageing” many years ago. It was quite inconvenient given that most of the products we wrote about were formulated to improve ageing ski
Australian Women’s Weekly NZ1 min gelesenRegional & Ethnic
Side Kicks
SERVES 4 AS A SIDE. PREP + COOK TIME 15 MINUTES 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil2 tablespoons lemon juice1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind1 small clove garlic, crushed750g broccoli150g marinated goat’s cheese chilli flakes, for serving 1 Wh
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My Story The Day I Lost My Mind … And How I Found It Again
I’m back at last … back to how I was before I lost my mind. Sitting in the tranquil Daintree Rainforest in Far North Queensland, I roll a ball of black sapote ice-cream around my mouth, feeling all the terrible anxiety I’ve carried for the last year
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Try Now
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Ace Your Base
Revlon ColorStay Light Cover Foundation, $38, has pomegranate extract to boost hydration and a formula that lets you build coverage where you need it most. Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum Foundation, $67, has hyaluronic acid, salicylic acid and
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Country Chic
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Royal Insider
“I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job,” said Prince William in his telling tribute just days after the death of Prince Philip. And certainly, after the dignified pomp and heart-rending solemnity of the Duke of Ed
Australian Women’s Weekly NZ1 min gelesenDesign
Beauty News
Autumn’s easiest beauty swap? Trade summery gloss for nude lips. The trick to finding the perfect shade for your skin tone is choosing a hue that takes the natural blush of your lips just down a notch. For nude novices, start with a stain and build f
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Out Of The Box
As we approach the front door of a terrace home in Sydney’s Newtown, a waft of patchouli oil comes along with its owner, antiques dealer and jeweller Sarah Jane Adams. Hugs are given and offers of masala tea are made as, wide-eyed, we take in the ecl
Australian Women’s Weekly NZ5 min gelesenAstronomy & Space Sciences
In The Stars
Good news for your happy birthday month: planet Mercury is in Gemini for all of June. Not so ab-fab is that for the first three weeks it’s retrograde, meaning in mischief mode. Also known as Hermes, the Greek god of travellers, Mercury stimulates mov
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Great & small
A rare orange monkey was born at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo and for the first few weeks of his life will be bright orange. Baby Manchu will turn black as he matures. This tiny antelope, born in Florida, is so cute that he’s made global headlines. ■
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Judi There Is Nothing Like This Dame
Five years ago, Dame Judi Dench succumbed to her first tattoo. Etched on her wrist are the words ‘Carpe Diem’, a birthday gift and a reminder perhaps of a credo that has shaped both her career and her life. The multi-award-winning actor has been ‘sei
Australian Women’s Weekly NZ4 min gelesenPsychology
Make Some Noise
When writer and speaker Jo Pybus was approaching the middle of her life, she thought she knew what was coming. “Hot flushes and the gradual slowing of my period until it stopped,” she says. “What I did not expect was four years of more frequent, heav
Australian Women’s Weekly NZ5 min gelesenPsychology
Anxiety Can Be A Superpower
Anxiety itself is very much a part of our common human experience. It’s the result of living in this uncertain, ever-changing world – a result of being human! Our brains are hard-wired to experience anxiety. It is an inherent, self-protective mechani
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Judge Rosemary “Tragedy Makes Us More Human”
“How broken and scared we all are … even those who seem to have it all together. Judges are only human. Maybe it’s time to tell that story.” Writing To Be Fair: Confessions of a District Court Judge was something of a catharsis for former district a
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Finish this sentence … Michael Hurst
When it comes to acting, people are always surprised to know… “How do you learn all those lines?” The answer is always, “Bloody hard work!” If I wasn’t doing this, I would… be screaming and tearing at the walls of my padded cell. The line that stic
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