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Ask Dotty: How Do I Make My Partner Shut Up While I’m Watching My Shows?

Our pioneering advice columnist Dotty returns to air our your dirty laundry. This week, it's how to shut your partner up during your programs.    Dear Dotty, My husband insists on speaking through all the programs on television. It drives me nuts because I hear him instead of it. What can I do? Signed Deafened, Woy Woy ... Read the full article
Dotty LaFou

Dorotéa “Dotty” LaFou began her professional life as a meter maid in Surfers Paradise where she helped motorists top up their parking meters so they could avoid being fined. This marked the beginning of a life dedicated to helping others. An advice columnist extraordinaire, she cares deeply and personally about her darling readers and is here to assist you to sort out any problems you may have, no matter how teensy they might be. If you have a question for Dotty, email editor@thebigsmoke.com.au and put “Ask Dotty” in the subject line.

Risen Apes: End of the Line

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “End of the Line,” Park reflects on memorials he’s attended for people he knew (and didn’t).

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It has been argued that people are more upset about separating illegal immigrant parents and children than they are about American children being ripped from parents and placed into foster care. This foster caregiver weighs in.

Risen Apes: Shades of Mescalito

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Shades of Mescalito,” Park reflects on peyote so good he thought he was a superhero.

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