Megan Johnston

Megan Johnston

Megan Johnston is a writer/producer for goodfood.com.au

How to embrace death for a fuller life

Megan Johnston For most people, a life-changing revelation might quickly follow a brush with death. But for Nel de Gier it was the other way around.

Many myths born of pregnancy

Dominique Broomfield with her children, Gabriella (3) and Jasper (10mths) at their Manly home.

Megan Johnston Research is finding that people can't really believe all they are told about having a child, writes Megan Johnston.

Decorate for the present

Leah Robins and Darius Taylor from theminimalist.com

Megan Johnston Stylish ways to give your home that Christmas feel.

Sobering reality

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Megan Johnston Summer has arrived and, with it, the usual trappings: holidays by the pool, lazy backyard barbecues and, hopefully, more than a few days of perfect, beachy weather.

Life in the old rug yet

Andrew Reeves and Natalie Motta-Reeves from BazaarBazaar on a rug that they upcycled.

Megan Johnston Call it the eco-curse. From toilet rolls strung into garlands to rugs made from messy scraps, homewares made from recycled materials have long been blighted by poor quality and looks only a hippie...

Talking heads

Meeting of minds takes time

Michael Marcus

Megan Johnston Queensland businesswoman Jill* and her husband did what any sensible couple might when they began having troubles in the bedroom.

Cool, calm collector

Bill Tikos

Megan Johnston Reclining in his Darlinghurst pad in a simple outfit with orange thongs, Bill Tikos hardly seems the global style guru type.

Pop-up shops mark style blogger's entry into land of bricks and mortar

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Megan Johnston FOR his many followers around the world, the Cool Hunter is the ultimate arbiter of style.

Baby booty

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MEGAN JOHNSTON Pity the poor parent-to-be. The excitement and delirium of that first positive pee stick quickly turns to confusion and bewilderment at the mountain of over-engineered doohickeys we're meant to...

No more Mr Nice Guy

Illustration by Simon Bosch.

Megan Johnston The world would be a better place if we were all a little nicer to each other - or so the popular sentiment goes.

Not so sweet

An apple a day doesn't always keep the doctor away

Jackie Love

Megan Johnston A breakthrough diet provides relief from a host of digestive problems.

An apple a day doesn't always keep the doctor away

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Megan Johnston A breakthrough diet provides relief from a host of digestive problems.

Iron (age) man

Caveman fitness for the 21st century

Tanya Carroll (right) of Livestrong Primal Fitness with her students showing MovNat. 25 October 2012.The Age SMH. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

Megan Johnston Hikers exploring the Canberra hills should not be alarmed if they come across a man wearing no shoes, scrambling through the scrub.

Architects in residence

Architect Nick Tobias

Megan Johnston Brian Zulaikha Tonkin Zulaikha Greer With its warm surfaces, light-filled interior and deck-like design, the Balmain home of architect Brian Zulaikha is often mistaken for a contemporary building.

The truth will out

Bunch of letters tied with a ribbon.

Megan Johnston Letter-writing has a way of revealing the secret self.

There's strength in numbers

MamaBake's slow-cooked Moroccan vegetable couscous recipe.

Megan Johnston MamaBake helps time-poor mothers work together to beat the clock and look after their families.

Child's play for adults

Toys

Megan Johnston Not all toys are created with littlies in mind.

Passion project: Gordon Buxton

Helping hand ... Gordon Buxton is working to develop school buildings in East Timor.

Interview By Megan Johnston For 30 years, Gordon Buxton worked in senior management roles for some of Australia's biggest food and beverage manufacturers.

Stepping out

The simplest health fix

Trainers.

Megan Johnston Hate the gym? No time for sport? There's a simpler way to get the exercise you need.

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