Peter Leith

About Author
Peter Leith is 89 and describes himself as “half-deaf and half-blind”. But he has never been one to waste a minute and is writing a series of true short stories called Aspects of Ageing.

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ALL ARTICLES FROM Peter Leith

Federal Government

Party that once stood tall has become an ‘AntiClimax’

Opinion: Peter Leith says a once-great party has become a 'dunny cart'.

Social Networking

Lonely – amidst a babble of communication options

Despite the 'connectedness' of the world today, Peter Leith tells why he is sometimes lonely.

Lifestyle

The perfect bag for bone saws and beers

It was widely used by doctors, but Peter Leith found it perfect for the weekend tipple.

COVID-19

Complacency has no part in this pandemic

We're the lucky country and we should count our lucky stars, writes Peter Leith.

Lifestyle

Domestic violence: Where it starts, how it could end

Domestic violence is learned behaviour, writes Peter Leith, and can be 'unlearned'.

Learning

The power of intellectual curiosity

Home learning started early for Peter Leith and he's thankful to this day.

Food

Peter Leith ruminates on Australia’s packaging pandemic

Remember the old Australian saying: "Watch out for mutton dressed-up as lamb . . ."

Lifestyle

When laundry day was a serious workout

Back in the early 1950s, doing the washing took more than pushing a button, writes Peter Leith.

Lifestyle

Friends, family and Aunty Maud

Beloved by families in her vibrant court, Maud's life journey took an all-too-familiar turn.

Community

The glory box – a lost tradition?

Remember the glory box? Definitely not trousseau, as Peter Leith was promptly told.

Community

Murder in the suburbs

As the 'killers' move in and the limbs fall, Peter Leith watches on in horror.

Community

When I am dying …

No long, lingering bedside hand-holding for me, writes Peter Leith.

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