Posts by Kylie Matthews

To my daughter on her first day of school

On her daughter’s first day of Kindergarten Kylie Matthews pens her a beautiful, heartfelt letter. First published by kidspot.com.au on January 30, 2015....

12 old wives’ tales that are actually true

Those old wives tales your grandmother used to tell you aren’t actually all that far off the mark, according to...

Author Nikki Gemmell: ‘Why Wollongong will always sing me back’

Best-selling author Nikki Gemmell may have travelled a long way from her childhood home near Mt Keira but, she tells...

Author interview with Terry Hayes

Terry Hayes and produced and written scripts for two Mad Max movies, Dead Calm, Bodyline, The Dismissal, Vertical Limits and...

Mental illness in kids

A mental illness can be frightening whatever the age of the sufferer, but when a child is affected it can...

The Mother of Mary Poppins

PL Travers, the creator of the world’s most quintessentially English nanny, was not from the UK but from Australia. KYLIE...

Interview with Elma Kris from Bangarra Dance Company

Bangarra’s Elma Kris’ inspiration to become a dancer came from an unexpected source. A dancer and choreographer with the indigenous dance...

Interview with Meat Loaf

If there’s only one indulgent dish on your musical menu this year, you’d better make sure it’s Meat Loaf and...