A YEAR has passed since former Loxton local Kirsty Boden died as she rushed to help others during the terror attack that ultimately led to her being dubbed the ‘angel of London Bridge’.
TO the man who ripped into a young waitress at a local café on Sunday about the price of your muffin and latte, you should feel ashamed.
NATIONAL volunteer week is over and many Riverlanders have been acknowledged for their generous contributions to society, but to be honest, I feel that the concept of volunteering is suffering from an identity problem.
PHONE-wielding spectators lined the steps of Windsor Castle on Saturday to catch a snippet of the newly married royal couple, however an image I saw shared on social media over the weekend has left me pondering over mobile use at such events.
MUMS around the region were praised on Sunday for their influence, love, patience and selflessness, and I too enjoyed my first Mother’s Day being spoilt by my family.
TAKE me back to the days when a person’s desires were penned intimately on parchment before being signed, sealed and delivered to their suitor.
SOCIAL networking and online gaming have changed the way we keep in touch and communicate with others, but are we now too busy for the emotional labour of ‘real’ friends?
ANZAC Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915 – by generating a respect for history, sense of gratitude and connection to family for the younger generation.