Angela Shanahan

Domestic violence beat up

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Remember that slogan the feminists invented, the personal is political? No it isn’t. It is mostly just personal. Take domestic…

Anzac Diary

2 May 2015 9:00 am

I am writing this diary from the Opera, not the theatrical sort, we are on a cruise ship anchored for…

Feminism: no longer a Left/Right divide

22 November 2014 9:00 am

I am not a clubable woman. I won’t even join a book club, because my contrarian nature would get me…

It aint over till the diabetically-challenged lady sings

18 October 2014 9:00 am

‘Seduction, sacrifice and side-splitting satire. 2015 has it all, buy your subscription now…’ says the promotional email for Opera Australia…

Foreign notes

5 July 2014 9:00 am

We have been in Italy since the beginning of May when I had what people politely term a ‘significant birthday’,…

Our valued Vatican envoy

26 October 2013 9:00 am

In mid-2009, I landed in Italy for an extended break, as it happened, on the day of the L’Aquila earthquake.…

Diary

5 October 2013 9:00 am

I have been spending the week in Rome, having breakfast and dinner most days with Pope Francis I. Literally. How…