Much like her fellow compatriots former Christchurch resident Tessa Patrick mourned the loss of the innocent at the...

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19th March 2019 5:03 AM

Ever inspired by Joan Didion, I'm farewelling the self I have known until now in search of a new journey, writes Tessa...

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20th Feb. 2019 5:02 AM

Australians should acknowledge the atrocities past and honour their history this weekend, writes Tessa Patrick.

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23rd Jan. 2019 10:01 AM

The gifts on the end of my bed won't be the only thing missing this Christmas, writes Tessa Patrick.

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19th Dec. 2018 5:12 AM

I'm tired of running scared, of looking behind my shoulder and crossing my fingers that I remain safe, Tessa Patrick...

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12th Dec. 2018 10:12 AM

Navigating the world of dating apps can be humiliating and hilarious, but mostly just horrendous, writes Tessa Patrick.

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05th Dec. 2018 5:12 AM

My 'national holiday' is all fun and games until someone develops a drinking problem, writes Tessa Patrick.

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28th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

I've been battling body image as long as I can remember, but I've learnt a few things along the way, writes Tessa...

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21st Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

After a Freaky Friday moment, I've learnt there's nothing embarrassing about your mum being your best friend, writes Tessa...

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14th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

Navigating the highs and lows of a new country can be hilarious and homesickening, writes Tessa Patrick.

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07th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM