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James McCay

James is an avid reader, loves medieval history and historical re-enactment, and the human to animal ratio at home is 2:4 (not including the dozen fish). James studied Creative and Professional Writing at QUT. When he isn't burying his head in a book or talking to his wife about history, he also enjoys making furniture out of reclaimed wood.

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4 Jun 2019 10:18

How does the carry-on luggage limit compare among Aussie airlines?

Qantas has changed their carry-on luggage limit for domestic flights starting 25th March 2019, but what about Australia's other airlines? Read on to learn more.

20 May 2019 09:18

How long does petrol last before it expires?

How long does petrol last? Not forever. Expired fuel can actually damage your engine. Read on to learn more about safely storing fuel at home.

10 May 2019 10:23

2019 Mother’s Day gift guide for different types of mums

Mother's Day is almost upon us. Still haven't gotten a present? Check out our list of gift ideas for some of the different types of mums out there.

9 May 2019 16:12

Are meal delivery kits for families better than shopping yourself?

In the last few years, meal delivery kits for families and couples have grown in popularity, but are food box delivery services worth it?

24 Apr 2019 09:05

What is endometriosis and how does it affect 1 in 10 Aussie women?

In Australia, over 700,000 women suffer from endometriosis. What is endometriosis? What are its symptoms, and how do Medicare and private health insurance help cover the cost of treatment?

26 Mar 2019 16:08

5 of the worst things that can happen on your cruise

Planning a cruise holiday on the seven seas? You may be worried about what can go wrong on a cruise. Learn more about common concerns and how travel insurance plays a part.

21 Mar 2019 16:35

Top 8 things to do in Townsville this weekend

Planning your Townsville holiday itinerary? Check out our top eight things to see and do in Townsville, including outdoor adventures, sightseeing, local arts, dining, markets and more!

15 Mar 2019 10:36

Why we should get our teens interested in finance

Since the mid-90's, the number of year 12 students choosing economics as an elective in high school has dropped significantly. Learn more about how Australians, and teenage Australians, fare when it comes to financial literacy, and the benefits of studying economics or just learning more about money.

14 Mar 2019 10:05

Is the sound of aeroplanes affecting your health?

While recent research shows smaller airports don't have the same impact on our mental health as larger airports, the effect on our hearts is just as bad. Learn more about how airplane noise affects our health, what's being done to make aeroplanes quieter, and what level of health insurance covers heart issues.

12 Mar 2019 10:02

Four strange things that could be hiding in your home

If you're doing some work around the home you might find something strange under the walls. Learn more about some of the craziest things Australians might have hidden inside their homes. Read more.

12 Mar 2019 09:58

How likely are Aussie women to have a heart attack?

Dubbed 'Australia's biggest serial killer', heart disease claims three times as many lives as breast cancer does every year. Learn more about heart disease, the risks, treatment and more.

8 Mar 2019 15:57

Top sports to increase your life expectancy

We all know exercise is good for us, but some sports and activities will help us live longer than others. Learn about the top sports to increase your life expectancy based on scientific research, and how private health insurance extras can help cover the cost.

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