Freelance writer

Jenna Rathbone is ‘The Wordsmithette’ – a unique writer and storyteller who crafts engaging content for forward-thinking businesses and brands.

The girl in the painting: Helen’s 24 years of abuse at the hands of her father

The girl in the painting: Helen’s 24 years of abuse at the hands of her father

Sickeningly, her father said he was standing up for the rights of children – that children deserved to feel the same sexual satisfaction as adults.  Unbelievably, her mother justified...

Surfstitch’s share wipeout as profit surges

Surfstitch’s share wipeout as profit surges

Shares in SurfStitch (ASX:SRF) plunged as much as 43 per cent this morning, despite the online retailer delivering a solid earnings report for the December half-year. Shares, which were...

How Dwayne Martens went from zero to hero

How Dwayne Martens went from zero to hero

Dwayne Martens was travelling through Europe on a path of self-destruction when he says he hit rock bottom. At the time the 21-year-old was living on an inheritance and...

Surviving the WW2 attack on Sydney Harbour

Surviving the WW2 attack on Sydney Harbour

Australians like Gloria Ainsley are the only generation to have experienced the horror of war right on their doorstep...

Sunland optimistic amid all the uncertainity

Sunland optimistic amid all the uncertainity

Sunland Group is in the midst of delivering on some of its biggest projects in a decade, however managing director Sahba Abedian says prevailing headwinds from global forces are...

Innovate or die, says Sumo Salad founder

Innovate or die, says Sumo Salad founder

Luke Baylis is tossing up the fast-food industry, growing his Sumo Salad business from a single store in Sydney in 2003 to more than 130 stores across the world....

Moo Moo’s $1m bid to lead the herd

Moo Moo’s $1m bid to lead the herd

High profile and successful aren’t enough to satisfy restaurateurs Steven and Autumn Adams, especially in a maturing dining market such as the Gold Coast. So the couple, along with...

When anger and purpose collide…

When anger and purpose collide…

What pisses you off enough?  Well, therein lies your purpose, says social entrepreneur Ronni Kahn. “Many people would love to find their purpose and I like to stress that...

Online hospital takes aim at Dr Google

Online hospital takes aim at Dr Google

Move over ‘Dr Google’, because at least one Gold Coast medico wants to stop the rising trend of self-diagnosis by opening Australia’s first online telemedicine hospital. Docto, founded by...