Carnegie locals are getting used to something new: queuing for their coffee. Photo: Scott Barbour. By Peter Barrett On a previously sleepy corner of Koornang Road in Carnegie, locals are getting used to something new: queuing […]
The snazzy interior of speakeasy-themed Saigon bar, Snuffbox. Photo: Emma Byrnes. The April issue of Jetstar magazine features my story about the best way to spend a day and night in Ho Chi Minh City, […]
By Peter Barrett. 1972. Led Zeppelin cut their Kooyong concert short due to rain, Carlton beat Richmond in the VFL Grand Final by 27 points and Australia says “it’s time”, ending 23 years of conservative […]
Two-year-old Shifra with her parents Michelle and Neville Matar. Photo: Joe Armao. By Peter Barrett Shifra Matar arrived too early. Like 500 babies born prematurely in Australia each year, she spent less than 25 weeks […]
Madam Kanh, the ‘Queen of Banh Mi’, in Hoi An, Vietnam. Photograph by Emma Byrnes. Much of our three months in Vietnam last year was spent eating. Here’s the latest story I’ve had published in traveller.com.au […]
British comedian, disability rights campaigner and actor, Liz Carr, is performing at the comedy festival in her new show Assisted Suicide: The Musical. Photo: Josh Robenstone. Liz Carr is an actor, comedian and disability rights activist […]
In this month’s Jetstar magazine I have four stories: an interview-with-peter-hellier about his first children’s book, a story about Tiwi island’s obsession-with-football, my Suits You column on decluttering and a back page reflection on teaching-english-in-vietnam.