Cheryl Critchley

Cheryl Critchley

Herald Sun columnist and freelance journalist

Articles by Cheryl Critchley

Critics of teachers should chalk in their shoes

Critics of teachers should chalk in their shoes

01 Feb 13 How many of us take work calls at 2am? Or supervise strangers’ kids 24/7 for five days for nothing? Or…... Read more

Sometimes, you’ve just got to go with your gut instinct

Sometimes, you’ve just got to go with your gut instinct

25 Nov 11 When I was pregnant with my second child, the 19 week ultrasound brought potentially devastating news. Our child had a…... Read more

Don’t hop on the booze bus this summer

Don’t hop on the booze bus this summer

15 Nov 11 Few Australians navigate their teen years without heaving their guts up after a massive drinking binge. With Schoolies Week almost…... Read more

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Will Pope Francis have the vision to tackle this?

Will Pope Francis have the vision to tackle this?

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Advocating risk management is not “victim blaming”

Advocating risk management is not “victim blaming”

In a world in which there are still people who subscribe to the vile notion that certain victims of sexual…

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choice ringside rantings

From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

Tim says:

They should update other things in the game too. Instead of a get out of jail free card, they should have a Dodgy Lawyer card that not only gets you out of jail straight away but also gives you a fat payout in compensation for daring to arrest you in the first place. Instead of getting a hotel when you… [read more]

From: A guide to summer festivals especially if you wouldn’t go

Kel says:

If you want a festival for older people or for families alike, get amongst the respectable punters at Bluesfest. A truly amazing festival experience to be had of ALL AGES. And all the young "festivalgoers" usually write themselves off on the first night, only to never hear from them again the rest of… [read more]

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Superman needs saving

Superman needs saving

Can somebody please save Superman? He seems to be going through a bit of a crisis. Eighteen months ago,… Read more

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