'You can't be what you can't see' From 'The Conversation'

Yes, modelling is important – we can’t ask our children to do or to be what they cannot see. I trust that is one of the reasons many of you selected a girls-only school for your daughter, knowing that, on a daily… Read more ›

The Privilege of Being on the Sideline

In the last fortnight I spent a lot of time on the sideline, watching. The concertina of finals and tournament deciders added to the onlooker experience, and at times I admit to having felt overwhelmed by the gamut of activities… Read more ›

I Didn't Know…

Sometimes, I am simultaneously horrified and delighted by the things that I didn’t know as a young person navigating the minefield of growing up. I didn’t know that sunbaking would lead to anything more than… Read more ›

What You See…

It’s a given, that what you see on snapchat/Instagram/facebook is a filtered version of reality. The dissonance between the actual story behind the thousands of selective selfies, Instagram and snapchat captures and… Read more ›

Some Days are Diamonds…

‘No tolerance for average’, was the mantra of Professor Fiona Wood who entertained, inspired and challenged her audiences at breakfast at Fairholme and the Women of Strength luncheon, both held on Friday. That… Read more ›

Travelling the Distance

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less travelled by and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost Read more ›