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7 things I learned at the All About Women festival

AAW

After discovering the Sydney Writers’ Festival and Graphic last year, I’ve been on the lookout for similar events. All About Women, with its feminist bent, sounded right up my alley. Instead of dabbling with a single talk like I did during SWF and Graphic, I opted to jump right in and attend three AAW talks to get a real feel for the event. (more…)

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practice what you preach: surviving jet lag

I wouldn’t call myself a seasoned traveler, but since moving to Australia I’ve done my fair share trans-Pacific flights. There are a few things I now have down pat: Filling out custom forms is a breeze. I fly through security. I’m a master of packing a carry on.

But one aspect of flying still defeats me: Jet lag. (more…)