Good Weekend

45 Flips | 2 Magazines | 12 Followers | @GoodWeekend | Good Weekend magazine, inside the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on Saturday.

Two of us: Cheryl Koenig and Jonathan Koenig

After nine weeks in hospital, even though he was still in a wheelchair and being tube-fed, we started taking him home for weekends. I began teaching …

Two of us: Jason and Juli Baldwin

Juli and I are affectionate, but not obviously that way. Romantic relationships have been more challenging for Juli than for me, because so many …

High Heels

Two of us: Ron and Ruth Brookman

When we married [in 1994] there was an excitement about the probability of more children. I didn't fear it was going to be a sham because there was a …

Relationships

Two of us: Ken Marslew and Karl Kramer

I've been subject to things in prison, been a victim, and if it wasn't for Ken Marslew I'd be one dangerous mother­fucker. There are times I've …

Two of us: Maree Stockman and Linda Thomas

When I lost my fingers in the harvester, Linda was terribly worried about me. After hospital, she really looked after me, but when she went back to …

Australian Universities

Two of us: John Rendall and Anthony 'Ace' Bourke

Once we'd got him to Africa, I think Ace particularly had a real sense of, "My God, we've done it. Phew." But it was also sad: this wonderful …

National Parks

Two of us: Marie-Therese Khan and Annette Ryan

There are times when I've spent the afternoon gossiping with my eyes and reflect that it's true that necessity is the mother of invention. I longed …

Divorce

Two of us: Gerard McHenry and David Robinson

He definitely sees things in me that other people don't: my considerateness, my kindness, my sympathy, my all-round goodness. He brings out sympathy …

Two of us: Elsie and Rowly Olarenshaw

I've had a happy life and I've got life to live, my word. But I often think, "What would life be like if anything happened to Rowl?" I wonder what I …

Two of us: Tsaiyun Lin and Elaine Bell

I have the woman problem and I have the lung problem. She come with me to the doctor and people say, "You take your mother-in-law to doctor", and I …

Loneliness

Two of us: Ruth Frith and Helen Searle

You probably think that at 100 there aren't many other people my age competing against me and you'd be right, there are none, but the women aged …

Parenting

Two of us: Kath and Greg Campbell

You lie in bed and cry yourself to sleep and you know that he can hear you, as quiet as you try to be. I think our grief is the same. I know he hurts …

Time I

Two of us: Chrissie and Anthony Foster

Initially, I felt a lot of guilt because I was the Catholic one and Anthony is an atheist. I thought, "If I hadn't sent them to a Catholic school, …

Depression

Two of us: Peter and Gabriela Byrne

When Peter finally found out, part of me was relieved. When he said, "Where is all this money going?" I said, "I've been playing the pokies too …

Two of Us: Geoffrey Lee and Bilel Jideh

I have two daughters and both of them are very bright and both went to a selective high school. One of them topped the state in two subjects and went …

High School

Two of us: Mosche and Adam Perkal

The next time I saw Adam was at Sydney airport in 1947, when I stepped off the plane. By that time, he had immigrated to Australia. I still cry when …

Time I

Two of us: Kerrin and Rochelle Shortis

She was doing great, too. She was the first female apprentice to win the Tasmanian Derby, and in the 1999-2000 season she had 21 wins, missing out on …

Fundraising

Two of us: Mother Agnes Mariam and Sister Carmel

The day of the massacre [on March 11, 2012], when scores of women and children were slaughtered, she could not be allowed to see the bodies in the …

Two of us: Graci and Oliver Lynch

Oliver works as an admissions officer in a hospital. He's treated with respect there. After all, when you go to a hospital, you hope that the staff …

Parenting