In 2003 pro-surfer Bethany Hamilton made headlines around the world. At just 13 years of age, the up-and-coming surfer was attacked by a 5m long Great White shark, which took her left arm and left her career in the ocean, in doubt.
The great thing about the pre-Christmas season, is that it’s totally OK for Australians to indulge in White Christmas fantasies, and watch reruns of the most cheesy “holiday content” with utter abandon.
In 1997 a 21 year-old Joshua Harris wrote, ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’, the Christian youths’ so-called guidebook to saving sex for marriage, and approaching romantic relationships with fresh intentionality.
Culturally, we seem to be pretty set on the idea that ageing and restriction go hand in hand. But, if living in a retirement community is anything like it’s portrayed in Poms, you’ll want to rid yourself of your younger years real quick.