WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OUR FIRST PEOPLE?

One of the joys I’ve discovered since creating the Life Again Foundation over 5 years ago is developing deep friendships with many Aborigines from different parts of Australia, particularly from the Centre and Western Desert communities. Not only have I met them and...

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OUTBACK WITH A PURPOSE

PLANNING LIFE AGAIN IN 2018 In 2018, Life Again will be coordinating several outback trips to Central Australia. Join Gareth Andrews for a journey of discovery and reflection in Central Australia’s Aboriginal community. You will need to bring an open mind, a...

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SWEEPING THE SHED

The power of Richmond on Friday night, inspired by Dustin Martin, was one of the great football stories of the weekend. It was awesome. Chilling and thrilling for Richmond fans. It came from a team that has struggled through wasted seasons for decades and looked like...

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TRUMP AND THE FRAGILE MAN

To many of my readers, you might think that I have drifted off the planet for a few weeks. Let me assure you, you may be quite right. I have been in the US for the better part of 2 weeks and have seen a cross-section of people going through the most challenging...

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THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF MAN

Recently we celebrated the life of a man who was larger than life - in every way imaginable. The Whale was an appropriate name and descriptor for Brian Roberts, a champion footballer from the 60's and 70's. Standing 199cm and weighing 120kg on a good day, he was a...

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IT’S TIME TO BE CAREFREE AGAIN

Often I need to hear a word that moves me; a word that stops my mind from intellectualising everything and brings me back to the moment. A word that causes my heart to start singing no matter where my head is travelling at that moment. I heard the word carefree used...

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LIFE MIGHT NEVER BE A BOWL OF ROSES

Sometimes, I feel like a fraud. I spend much of my time thinking about how young men can change their lives and move forward from Thoreau’s ‘lives of quiet desperation;' so much time speaking publicly about my recovery from depression and seeing the light, that it...

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