Lisa Pryor

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The suburbs that north shore people like

Lisa Pryor NEWTOWN has some top graffiti. One of my favourite bits can be found on a brick wall just off Australia Street.

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The now-or-never decade - 30s make grab for midlife crisis tag

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Lisa Pryor There is a pitiful scene in the mockumentary series People Like Us, which makes me shiver uncomfortably every time I watch it. It captures perfectly the pain of the 30s.

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The part-time solution for mothers isn't all yoga and berry muesli

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Lisa Pryor It was supposed to be the solution to the dilemma of work-life balance. Life was supposed

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A hearty donation to the Greens leaves a bitter aftertaste

Lisa Pryor So anyway, electoral reform. Looks like something could actually happen if there is enough pressure from a loose, very loose, coalition of square glasses and Akubra hats in Parliament.

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Mumsy taxation is causing workforce economy to bottom out

Lisa Pryor IMAGINE for a moment if miners thought like women. Imagine if upon hearing about a government proposal which went against their interests, they simply accepted it.

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What shall we do with the drunken abstainer? A Dry July pickle

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Lisa Pryor There comes a point in the life of a baby wrangler when it is time to cut loose. As the mother of a very senior baby, on the cusp of becoming a junior toddler, I have reached this crucial turning...

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Cheap trips threaten the diehard tourist's art of mega travelling

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Lisa Pryor Australians are masters of the mega trip. In the hostels of the world we have gained a reputation for our marathon journeys across the globe.

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Ode to a Sydney brick: how cult of renovation is destroying our past

Lisa Pryor In the quickie renovation, especially one with an eye to the rental market, there is one interior improvement considered so acutely necessary than it comes even before the replacement of brass...

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Thinking men and women need clear conscience on gay adoption

Lisa Pryor Those gays are after the children again. On Thursday Clover Moore introduced a bill into Parliament which would allow same-sex couples to adopt.

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We need to reclaim 'family values' from the lingo of extremists

Lisa Pryor Prostitutes and Prisoners sounds like a great theme for a fancy dress party. Sadly this week it became a catchy bit of alliteration for a man masquerading as a family values campaigner who was out to...

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