Brave new world

A Chinese man has married a robot. Naturally, our resident android-lover Sooz Kempner is excited by this.

Gardening: seriously good shit

It’s National Gardening Week, but MG Leonard doesn’t need dates on the calendar to remind her how much she bloody loves her horticultural fix.

Sibling envy, sibling joy

Only child and mother-of-two Hazel Davis is loving finally having siblings. Even if she did have to birth them.

Tales from the other mother

Jen Brister is a mum. No, not that one. The other one. In her last column, she’s sliding down several holes.

Motherhood: The things you do

Motherhood hasn’t come naturally to Daisy Leverington. Nearly six years in and she remains wide-eyed, terrified and in awe of the little person she’s responsible for. This week, in her final column, she’s marvelling at the new normal her life has become.

Million-dollar baby

New tax year, new resolutions? Have you always wanted to get your finances in shape? Financial whizz (well, not completely insolvent, at least) Dotty Winters shares her top tips for keeping the wolf from the door.

4get all the txt rules U fink YKNO

Wondering how many hahahas is the right amount of hahahas? Anneka Harry's rewriting the rules of texting.

Turning Portuguese? Road to nowhere

In her regular column, Sarah Hendrickx shares with us what it’s like living part-time in Portugal. This month, she’s travelling a heck of a long way for her first swim of the year.

Reader, I swooned

Jude Clarke doesn't do winter activities. Well, until now anyway...

Hey! Teachers! I’ll leave my kids at home

Hazel Davis and her fella are home-educating their kids. This week, the family that works together is quiet together and it’s bloody smashing.