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

Community

Hand in hand at London Zoo with a simian friend

The chimp took charge for the photograph, sitting us down and 'smiling' for the camera.

Health

The power of talk - and sharing problems

Problems shared - with qualified listeners - can be lifesaving.

Entertainment

Friday Funnies: Peter strikes again

Contributor Peter Leith shares his favourite memes of 2020.

Christmas

Is 'Chris-teria' hitting new heights in this pandemic year?

For a 91-year-old lad who spent his youth in India, Christmas in Oz continues to surpri

Community

A prostate catch 22

Remove the cancer risk and deal with an impaired sex life or risk the cancer?

Jokes

Friday Funnies: A year of wonders

Contributor Peter Leith shares his favourite memes of 2020.

Wellbeing

A manual miracle, that most find hard to do

Columnist Peter Leith invites you to truly discover - and appreciate - this handy tool.

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Silent darkness is my friend

That calming space - when the lights are out and the world is quiet.

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Nanna – and the family home

They built their home, room by room, as the family grew. It was more than a house.

Living in retirement

The surrogate ‘grandchildren’

The collaboration that enriched Molly and Jim's lives.

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Where dogs, cats, rabbits and men run for cover

At dusk, the ‘air raid siren' sounds around the lakes as the mozzies come out in forc

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The ‘lucky country’ we might be; the ‘smart country’ we are not

Australian manufacturing companies - a case of going, going, gone.

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