The body keeps score.

I am chatting around a table in a backyard in rural South Australia. It is a sunny hot afternoon and I am with my sister and some of her friends. We are a group of young women sharing secrets and they mostly involve men and how we should best exist in this world alongside their…

Hip Ennui has no place here: Why BBC’s Keepin Up Appearances is great.

In 1994, kids cooler than I, were mourning the death of Kurt Cobain. In 1994 Weezer released their Blue album. In 1994 I lived on a dairy farm. There was no computer, no internet, no myspace or itunes. I had ABC on television. In 1994 I loved a show called Keeping Up Appearances. I was…