A passion for doggos, Charlie Brown and an inherent hatred of the patriarchy and peanut butter, these were the questions the guys at Beat had to ask me, for a change. Continue reading My face is in print | Claire Morley Q&A with Beat Magazine
Marcus Crook and Nick Pearce, are the founders of HoMie – Homeless of Melbourne Incorporated Enterprises – a streetwear and social justice enterprise that provides employment and training opportunities, and new clothing to people experiencing homelessness through their Fitzroy store. Continue reading HoMie | Homelessness in Melbourne and the Pathway Program
“Been waiting on change, but I don’t know if its coming.” – Brooke Fraser Continue reading 2015: A cliche/reflection/massive indulgence
Take a minute to absorb that headline, if you will. I am aware that it is the best I’ve written in my career thus far, and possibly the best I ever will write. As a journalist, my byline is everything. My name is my brand, but that brand is not quite as unique as some. I am a writer and journalism student, with about three … Continue reading Would the real Claire Varley please stand up?
Dear friend, I know when you first met me, you had no idea what went on beneath my skin. I know that the first time I told you I was having surgery, or the first time you asked about my scars and you heard just how many operations I’ve had, it came as an almighty shock. Especially because I’m so pedantic about hiding my chronic illness … Continue reading To the friends of a person living with a chronic illness (in this case, me)
I’m very excited to be able to present to you this episode of the web series Magnify Melbourne, which I had the pleasure of creating earlier this year. You can read more about Brendan, and see the original post here on Magnify Melbourne. Continue reading Brendan: Wrestling with identity – Magnify Melbourne
The only thing the staff discussed at the gym, besides Crossfit (apparently Crossfit is the way, the truth and the life, even if it destroys your joints, form, and ability to have a conversation about anything else) was calories, and the body weight of themselves, the gym clientele, and me. Continue reading I can’t get no body satisfaction