Five years is a brilliant achievement for a printed publication, these days. Let alone one that is...Read More
Tag: suicide prevention
27 March this year was the last ‘coming-of-age’ milestone of my father’s suicide. He took his own life twenty-one years ago, in 1998.
Ordinarily I’m overcome with a sense of dread in the weeks before this annual milestone, but this year, I wasn’t.Read More
It was Saturday, March 28, 1998, when I received the news that would cast a shadow over the rest of my life.
I was 16 years old, and nothing would ever be ‘normal’ as I knew it, again. My dad had killed himself and now, 20 years on, I still have a father-shaped hole in my heart that won’t ever be filled.Read More
I’m super excited to share with you that my storytelling show about fatherhood and mental health, Humpty Dumpty Daddy, will be part of this year’s Sydney Fringe program. After great audience feedback in Melbourne and...Read More