Julie and I discuss: Whether "cultural differences" can be the reason for a marriage to end? According to friends, Lady Davina (30th in line to the English throne) decided to divorce her sheep shearer husband after fourteen years. Can visiting a sex club really put the excitement of early romance back in to a relationship? … Continue reading Suddenly Separated V – Royal ends marriage to sheep shearer “cultural differences”; do sex club visits strengthen marriages.
In Part 1 of today's Suddenly Separated Julie is emphatic that no one should ever under-estimate the potentially shocking impact and possible repercussions from telling someone that it's all over. In Part 2 we discuss the situation where the National Rugby League want to impose punitive measures on players facing certain charges without waiting for … Continue reading Suddenly Separated IV – Post Breakup Danger; Rugby League and the Law
From her experience as a Family Lawyer and a social observer Julie Singleton is concerned we’re living in an era where people enter in to relationships with unrealistic expectations, don’t take marriage itself seriously enough and then break up for reasons previous generations would have felt obliged to work through. She feels this is epitomized … Continue reading Suddenly Separated III – unrealistic expectations
This week we discuss the double betrayal - where someone loses a partner to a best friend - there's an example in the news right now involving the Kardashians. It's something Julie has encountered more than once when giving legal advice and she's seen it happen in her own circle of friends. It can often … Continue reading Suddenly Separated II – the double betrayal
Julie Singleton has had a very successful career as a family lawyer, she's an author, media identity and mother. In this conversation she and I discuss what it's like to find yourself Suddenly Separated.
One of my sons wanted to enter an advertising industry contest. He asked me what I thought would be the best product he could choose to show off his creative abilities. I advised him to go Public Service Announcement. The point about PSAs is that the normal rules of what is acceptable by way of … Continue reading Shysters in Skirts, Social Issues, Razor Blades…
Friend of mine used to work with radio legend Wolfman Jack. He can be seen in the movie American Graffiti and was the announcer on a TV show called Midnight Special which for a time featured Australian singer Helen Reddy as regular guest host. I've been told they were America’s Sweethearts in front of the … Continue reading Edit That Out Will Ya…
I continue to get response from serious minded supporters of an Australian Republic since my little joke about how the only way Chairman Peter could revive support for the movement following the most recent Royal tour would be to propose a model with everybody’s favourite race winning mare Winx as head of state. Graphs and … Continue reading A.R.M. D.O.A.
Since ABC management installed Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah in the breakfast slot after axing Red Symons the program has dropped to a 40 year low https://goo.gl/SGBYdt Between 5.30am and 7.45am, Parsons and Shah attract 7 per cent of available listeners, less than half the 14.2 per cent Symons claimed in his final survey. This … Continue reading ABC BREAKFAST RADIO HAS CRASHED TO A 40 YEAR LOW – Fairfax headline.
There have always been women willing to capitalise on their nubility. There have always been other women who resent those women getting attention because of their sex appeal. My observations on the SKY News program Heads Up about the feminist movement and changes to the Miss America pageant drew some comment. Swimsuit and evening gown … Continue reading American Beauty