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Readers Digest AustraliaReaders Digest Australia

Readers Digest Australia

May 2019

No wonder this is the world's most widely read magazine Hard-hitting, thought-provoking and entertaining, with unforgettable stories in each issue. This magazine is packed with features short enough to read in one sitting, but stimulating enough to keep you thinking for days.

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Australia
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English
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Reader's Digest Australia PTY LTD
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daring to make changes

MOVING TO A NEW COUNTRY takes resourcefulness and courage. When Sabrina Chakori arrived in Australia in 2017, she knew virtually no one. But, within a few months she had established a library for unwanted tools and kitchen gadgets. The Brisbane Tool Library is a social enterprise that gives people access to tools, while reducing consumption and waste. Through this emphasis on sharing, Sabrina has introduced a new way of thinking, one that makes the most of resources and celebrates the benefits of a circular economy. Her story, ‘The Power of Sharing’ (page 26) reminds us that a little support – mixed with a lot of conviction – can create positive change. Conviction is also what helped British author Lee Child change careers at the age of 40 and go…

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readers digest australia

EDITORIAL Editor-in-Chief Louise Waterson Digital Content Manager Greg Barton Managing Editor Zoë Meunier Chief Subeditor Melanie Egan Art Director Hugh Hanson Senior Editor Kathy Buchanan Associate Editor Victoria Polzot Contributing Editor Helen Signy ADVERTISING Group Advertising & Retail Sales Director Sheron White Account Manager Darlene Delaney, Sales Support Manager Conor Hillis REGIONAL ADVERTISING CONTACTS Australia/Asia Sheron White, sheron.white@readersdigest.com.au New Zealand Kerry McKenzie, kerry@hawkhurst.co.nz…

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letters

Humour to Heal I really enjoyed David Smiedt’s sense of humour on what is a very serious subject (‘So, Anyone Here Got Cancer?’ November). At the time of such adversity, humour is one of the few things to get you through dark times. It would be good if his comedy show Finding Chemo was filmed and made available through cancer organisations. It could be a therapeutic tool for those facing the long journey to recovery. I lost my wife to cancer so this request comes from the heart. ROBERT EFFORD Mr Fix It The repair café movement is a great idea. I can relate to ‘The Quest to Buy Less’ (March). My husband, John, refuses to buy anything new when an old item can be repaired.…

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win a pilot capless fountain pen

The best letter published each month will win a Pilot Capless Fountain Pen, valued at over $200. The Capless is the perfect combination of luxury and ingenious technology, featuring a one-of-a-kind retractable fountain pen nib, durable metal body, beautiful rhodium accents and a 14K gold nib. Congratulations to this month’s winner, Hamish Cameron. …

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a cushy job

We asked you to think up a funny caption for this photo. I’m late for work again, I’d better lilo for a while. RONALD O’CONNORI thought I found the best seat but I still cannot see a thing. PETER DE VRIESLife is a beach sometimes. MAXINE HARRINGERRight, let’s just see if that ‘princess’ can feel a shell under all of these mattresses... PETA DOUGLASMy new Chairdo! MERRAN TOONE Congratulations to this month’s winner, Ronald O’Connor. …

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the one thing i will never regret is …

… taking the village fire engine for a joyride with my friends as a teen. Somehow we never got in trouble! NANCY A. DARRAGH, MONCTON, CANADA … doing the practical part of my education in Namibia. CARINA MAELEN, NORWAY … that I’m right. M. GOOTJES, ALMERE, THE NETHERLANDS … to sleep 8 hours, every day. JOSÉ FELIU, SPAIN … not being male. MARIE TRÉPIN, LA FERTÉ ST AUBIN, FRANCE … all the mistakes I’ve made, because they made me what I am. TEIJA RANTALA, FINLAND … my years abroad. They made my life richer. NATALIE, GERMANY … saying what I think, although sometimes I could be less blunt. MELANIE ADAMS, WARRANWOOD, AUSTRALIA … my life as a bachelor. HUBERT BIESMANS,…

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