Articles

July 29, 2002

The sins of our feminist mothers

A few years ago, in my mid-30s, had I heard Malcolm Turnbull pontificate about the need to encourage Australians to marry younger and have more children, I would have thumped him, kneed him in the groin and bawled him out.
July 23, 2002

The sins of our feminist mothers

A few years ago, in my mid-30s, had I heard Malcolm Turnbull pontificate about the need to encourage Australians to marry younger and have more children, I would have thumped him, kneed him in the groin and bawled him out.
March 1, 2002

Up the Bamboo Path

I am following Ariya Nani, an elegant and beautiful Swiss Buddhist nun, up rickety bamboo stairs in a rambling forest monastery in the heart of Burma. In a few minutes, my private ordination ceremony will take place as I kneel before one of this country's most distinguished Buddhist monks.