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Jenny Goodrick

Physiotherapist, freelance columnist, over 50 and still struggling with the juggling

Jenny Goodrick is a physiotherapist and freelance columnist.
The Only Thing I Want Under The Knife Is My

The Only Thing I Want Under The Knife Is My Dinner

For the first five years of childrearing, I was sleep deprived. My eyes puffed and were hard to keep open. After five years, we all slept through. And it didn’t take long for the rumours to start. “Can’t help noticing how young you look! Did you change your face cream? Or did you see someone?”
25/08/2016 5:50 AM AEST
The Bush Fires Are Back. What Do I Grab This

The Bush Fires Are Back. What Do I Grab This Time?

What did I take last month? Two cats and the dog. Our family. Then about 50 photo albums. I threw in some jewellery and my grandmother's watch, which I haven't found to date. It seems that in trying to save granny, I lost her.
08/02/2016 4:21 PM AEDT
Australia: A Great Place For The

Australia: A Great Place For The Forgetful

So although Sydney was on tornado alert yesterday and Adelaide is having a heatwave of over 40oC predicted this week, what is a given in Australia are the people.
17/12/2015 2:19 PM AEDT
The Best Game Of Thrones Is In My

The Best Game Of Thrones Is In My Purse

Politicians come and go but the Queen has been around since I was born. She was in my mother's purse and now she's in mine. She's been a constant through changes in my life. A link between my past and my present.
09/09/2015 5:31 AM AEST