ADF Mamamia team writes: Last week brought the news that five Australian soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, and another two have been injured. As our lost diggers are flown home today, we're thinking of all the families of our soldiers. Here's a moving insight into their lives: Kate Stone-Crouch writes... Imagine this: your husband is away for work. He has been away for a little while, and sometimes it is hard to keep in touch, so every chance you get to communicate is taken. He sends you a message over Skype –... more
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Kate Stone-Crouch is a fashion stylist, book critic, writer and the Managing Editor for bellabox, the online beauty company. She owns her own company, Wardrobe Witch, and loves sport to the point of obsession (and tweets incessantly about it here). She is married to a Commander in the Royal Australian Navy and has two furkids. To read her (insane) blistering fears about turning 40, go here; to get some sensible fashion advice, go to her tweets here.
Kate 9/11 means the day terror came home to roost doesn’t it? It does to me as well; but before those mind-blowing images appeared that day, I had a terrifying experience of my own – I woke up and my body no longer functioned properly. That day was my own personal Ground Zero. My name is Kate. I am (still, just!) 39 years old. And I have Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease. When I got up and looked in the mirror very early that morning I almost had a heart attack – the right side of my face was pulling down almost to my... more