About Fiona Payet

I don’t usually do things like this, but after meeting hairdresser Fiona Payet who owns Salon Royale at the Royal Children’s Hospital, I felt compelled to tell her story. Fiona opened Salon Royale at the Royal Children’s Hospital three years ago. Her first client was a paraplegic boy who had to be wheeled in on […]

The postnatal chef

Here’s an article I wrote for SBS Life about how I almost got scurvy. The challenges of new motherhood are well documented, but Kelly Eng hadn’t counted on malnutrition being among them until her own bun was out of the oven. I had my first baby seven months ago. Prior to the little poppet’s arrival, […]

Vale Moley

Moley d’Anger Cyrus 1964 – 2017 Dear family and friends, I am writing to let you know that Paul, my partner and possible father of my child, will be undergoing major surgery tomorrow afternoon. At 3.15pm, his lifelong companion and parasite, Moley, will be involuntarily euthanased. This terrible circumstance has come to pass as Paul […]