PRETEND, for a minute, it’s Father’s Day. Your son lost his father, your life partner, a few years ago. Do you keep him home from school? Do you sit him down and talk about it, or would that upset him? … Continue reading
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IT’S something we take for granted, every second of the day, but for Rebecca Berry, breathing has always been a trial. That is, until last September, when the former Portland resident underwent life-saving surgery — a double lung transplant. Ms Berry, 28, has lived with weak lungs her entire life and was diagnosed with bronchiectasis, a condition which leads to the build up of mucus in the lungs, roughly eight years ago. The condition worsened dramatically last year. “I’ve always … Continue reading →
THE late Stephen R. Covey wrote, ‘Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships’. BUT in today’s digital age, has trust been undervalued as the most … Continue reading →
WITH all the reports of newspapers being dead or dying, the Spectator-Observer’s marketing manager, Darrell Morrison said, “We are monitoring the situation and are confident we will adapt to new market conditions as they emerge. Our readers and advertisers are … Continue reading →
THE connection between horse and human is a powerful one. Whether it’s the first or 500th time in the saddle or in the pen, a horse demands and deserves respect. With its matchless power, grace and personality the horse has … Continue reading →
PRETEND, for a minute, it’s Father’s Day. Your son lost his father, your life partner, a few years ago. Do you keep him home from school? Do you sit him down and talk about it, or would that upset him? … Continue reading →
Spectator journalist Emma Schenk tells us why sometimes it’s better to get what you need, rather than what you want … AS students across the region are coming to grips with their ATAR score of 2011, it is important to … Continue reading →
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