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2023 – THIS WAS THE YEAR (of deteriorating health) | Vanessa’s Blog


As A Carer, I Watched My Mum Die Day By Day | The Daily Telegraph

An Open Letter To My Late Mother | Vanessa’s Blog 

Why I’m Grateful For Having Older Parents | SBS

Life and Death Decisions Can Live On To Haunt Loved Ones | The Mercury

It’s Time For Cameras In Nursing Homes | The Daily Telegraph

The Terrifying Side To Voluntary Euthanasia | The Daily Telegraph

Euthanasia” Victoria Flatlines | Quadrant

It’s A Lonely Life When You’re Anti -Euthanasia | The Spectator

Music Tuesday Guest Post | Mary Rowen Blog

Twinkle In The Sky | Medium

Lessons From An Elderly Man | Vanessa’s Blog 

Covid Cavaliers Forget The Elderly | The Spectator

My Fairy Garden | Vanessa’s Blog

4 Things I Learnt When My Mum, Dad & Brother Died In My 20s | Rebelle Society

Suicide Song | Vanessa’s Blog

The Letter – Vanessa de Largie


Miss Childless-By-Choice | Huff Post

Having a Child Is My Worst Nightmare | SheSaid

I’m Not A Mother But Where Is My Bonus? |Huff Post


Having A Healthy Sex Life Post Rape | Vanessa’s Blog

Rape Culture Writ Large | New Matilda

Rape Jokes & Dealing With Trauma | Archer Magazine

Rapeplay | Cara Sutra Magazine

Stop Infantalising Victims! | The Spectator

Every Orgasm I Have | Daily Telegraph – RendezView

The George Pell Case: Survival Guide For Victims

I’m Sexually Healing From Rape Through Spoken Word | Huff Post


Mrs Somebody-Else | The Huff Post


Bullying A Child Isn’t Political Debate | The Spectator

The Reason Julie Bishop Isn’t PM | Perth Now

LL Bojo The Spectator

Why Can’t Australian Politics Produce a Cicciolina? | The Spectator

Political Performance | Maxim Magazine

Down In The Polls But Still Up For It | The Spectator

I’ve Got Them Barnaby Blues  – NOT| The Spectator

Is There a Trump Smear The Left Won’t Stoop to? | The Spectator

Trump Derangement Syndrome | The Mindless Miss M | Quadrant

Sailors and Half-clad Women | The Spectator


Sick, sad and confused: Living With PTSD | The Spectator

My Love/Hate Relationship With My Deceased Alcoholic Brother

Locked In A Psych Ward: My Teenage Hell |

Living With Trauma | The Fix

Death Is Waiting For Me | Vanessa’s Blog

Shh. Don’t Tell Anyone! | HuffPost 


2022: My Year in Review – The Year of The Tiger | Vanessa’s Blog

Say No To Users, Abusers and Losers | Vanessa’s Blog

My Freedom Wings | Huff Post  

Pieces Of Me | Vanessa’s Blog

How I Completely Changed My Life In 11 Months | Vanessa’s Blog

Shaving My Head Was A Fierce Act Of Rebellion | The Hit Job


#MeToo: the creed of hypocrisy | The Spectator

Victimhood – 1. Debate – 0 | The Daily Telegraph

Abortions Are Hell But A Woman’s Choice To Make | The Spectator

Modern Day Girlpower? Excuse Me While I Vomit | The Daily Telegraph

It Can’t Be A Supermoon If It’s Not Gender Inclusive | The Spectator

Jenny Beavan Is My Hero | Huff Post

Male Feminists Are Deeply Dodgy | The Spectator

Handsome Is As Handsome Does | The Spectator

I’m A Person. Not A Person Of Colour | The Spectator

The Sexual Objectification Of Brett Sutton | The Spectator

Good. Gooder? | The Spectator

The Most Important Issue Of 2020? Sexist Kids Water Bottles | The Spectator

The Problem With The Fearless Feminist Narrative | The Spectator

Hatred of men is being normalised | The  Spectator

Snow White and the Intellectual Dwarves | The Spectator

Clem Goes Gooey Over Dead White Male | The Spectator

Leunig and the Loon Brigade | The Spectator

Nightmare Feminism | The Spectator

Why I’ve Detached From Feminism | Tuck Magazine

Here’s An Idea, Give Men A Break | Huff Post

Three Cheers For Lads…and Lavatories | Quadrant

Feminist Fighters Love Their Boys – As Weapons | The Spectator

Boys Won’t Be Boys | The Spectator

Caring Compassionate Clem | The Spectator

Man-hating & Fashion(able) Victims | The Spectator

When Journos Join The Thought Police | The Spectator

Dear Dr. Greer, please shut up! | The Spectator

Gatecrashing The Funeral For Selfies | The Spectator

A Metaphor By Any Other Name | The Spectator

Fake Rape Claims Harm | The Spectator


Stuff Woke. Be Practical | The Spectator

The Woke Can’t Handle Queen: Fat Bottomed Girls Axed From Album | The Spectator

Is Black Widow leading a fightback against wokeness in the arts? The Spectator

Why ‘Nup To The Cup’ Is Bullshit | Medium

Baby It’s Woke Outside | The Spectator

Why the Jess Rowe Big Talk Show Podcast is too small to include Pauline Hanson | The Spectator

Bah-Humbug To Christmases That Aren’t | Quadrant

Filly-Follies | The Spectator

Let Me Feel Your Pain, So I Can Claim It As Mine | The Spectator

The Best An SJW Can Get | The Spectator

Sesame Street Makes Us The Muppets | The Spectator

Milk Is Racist: Official | The Spectator

Bernardo Bertolucci And Fake News | The Spectator


Living With Endometriosis | Vanessa’s Blog

My Reproductive Organs Need A Voice | Huff Post

Forget when Belle Gibson will get jail. When will her victims get justice? | The Spectator


Bring On The Barty Party | The Spectator

The Serena Williams Cartoon Wasn’t Racist. It Was Honest! | Perth Now


Living Your Dream Takes Courage | Rebelle Society

Get A Real Job! | Vanessa’s Blog

The Pitch | Vanessa’s Blog

Self isolation? Working from home? Some of us have flourished for years doing it | The Spectator

Excess: An Art and Poetry Book by Jan van Rijn & Vanessa de Largie | Vanessa’s Blog

Denial Of Artists | Medium

The Artists Diary: Portraits By Judy Cassab @ The National Portrait Gallery | Topic Media

How my writing habits have changed | Vanessa’s Blog

Poems To Knock The Sun Out Of The Sky | Ryan Quinn Flanagan In His Own Words | Huff Post

The Horror, Sleaze, Trash that is Ben John  Smith | Huff Post

How to Break the Internet With a Vagina and a Ball of Wool | Huff Post

Australia’s Total Lockdown Almost Destroyed My Writing Business | Writer’s Weekly

Facebook Gives Our Already Battered Creative Industries Another Belting | The Spectator

Creativity Can Only Exist Through Action | Medium

6 Reasons Why Tragedy Creates Tough Competitors In The Workplace | Rebelle Society

The Challenges Of A 30-Day Writing Challenge | Vanessa’s Blog


When Killing An Innocent Woman Is “An Honour” | Huff Post

Exit This Way | Australia Times

The Netflix Miniseries MAID Helped Me To Process my Own Shit | Vanessa’s Blog

Griselda Blanco: When Fear Is A Woman | Huff Post

The Claremont Serial Killer Stole Our Freedom | Huff Post

Australian Gendered Violence Film Makes Waves | Huff Post

Hidden Victims Of DV | Online Opinion

It’s Not Just Women That Suffer From Family Violence | Huff Post

The Melbourne accused: tragic, but not the Australian everyman | The Spectator


Bullying From A Professional Media Manipulator | The Spectator

Is It Time To Unmask All The Australian Harveys? | Huff Post

Crikey. It’s The Irwins. | The Spectator

Get Botox? Stop Living A Lie. | The Daily Telegraph


The Amazing Return Of Captain Australia


I Went To See The Glenn Miller Orchestra & It Was A  Dream Come True | Milk Bar Magazine


6 Ways To Spread Christmas Cheer Without A Dime | Huff Post

Santa Claus Is Real | Huff Post


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