Jennifer Wong Has a Go

A column for ABC Everyday

Image: Lin Jie Kong/Luke Tribe

Why novelty is extra important during COVID times – ABC Everyday

How long can I keep a supermarket basil plant alive? – ABC Everyday

How waking up an hour earlier can impact your day – ABC Everyday

What’s it like to start wearing makeup later in life – ABC Everyday

I tried drinking 8 cups of water a day for a week – ABC Everyday

Land-lover tries dragon boat racing for the first time – ABC Everyday 

Can practising gratitude really make us happier? – ABC Everyday

Is Nigella’s sandwich loaf the easiest bread to bake at home? – ABC Everyday

Could I eat the recommended amount of fruits and veggies each day? – ABC Everyday

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Illustration: Luke Tribe

Ten things I’m slowly learning while recovering from depression – ABC Everyday

An illustrated guide to BACE self-care – ABC Everyday

The importance of seeing a psychologist who understands your cultural background – ABC Everyday

How drawing cups is helping me keep it together during the coronavirus pandemic – ABC Everyday

Words that bring people comfort, especially during the holidays – ABC Everyday


Photo: Matthew Poon

Collecting your family’s recipes before it’s too late – ABC Everyday

How immigrants brought new foods and ingredients to Australia – ABC Everyday

Everything you need to know about lamingtons, the most Australian cake – ABC Everyday

There are ANZAC biscuit rules, so what can be changed without upsetting people – ABC Everyday

Umami is said to be our fifth taste. Here’s how to add more to your cooking – ABC Everyday


Photo: Jennifer Wong

Iraqi refugee artist Sameer Dakhil draws inspiration from new home in Australia – ABC RN Books and Arts

Randa Abdel-Fattah spins Islamophobia into Aussie teen romance – ABC RN Books and Arts

Australian Graffiti: Disapol Savetsila’s debut play finds magic in a country town – ABC RN Books and Arts

Helen Tzarimas: The newsreader who inspired a work of art for the Archibald Prize – ABC Sydney

Chinese Culture

Photo: Lin Jie Kong

Lunar New Year: What is it and how do people celebrate? – ABC News

8 Lunar New Year foods and why they’re lucky – ABC Everyday

What Lunar New Year means to six Australian families – ABC News

Mid-Autumn Festival: Mooncakes keep changing, but one thing stays the same – ABC Everyday


Photo: Sonya Gee/Luke Tribe

Why coronavirus isolation is the perfect time to try, and maybe fail, at something new – ABC Everyday

How to make the most of your local library during the coronavirus pandemic – ABC Everyday

8 lessons from Home Alone to help you master coronavirus isolation – ABC Everyday

Coronavirus: finding joy with hobbies the year that fun was cancelled – ABC Everyday

How drawing cups is helping my keep it together during the coronavirus pandemic – ABC Everyday


Photo: Rupal Bhatikar/Luke Tribe

What it’s like changing careers to run a family restaurant – ABC Everyday

Can you learn to be funny? – ABC Everyday

Want to express your love but not sure how? Here are 21 ways to start – ABC Everyday

Great books for kids aged 8-12 – ABC Everyday

Swapping a corporate career for culinary school in your 30s – ABC Everyday

Hate ironing? Here’s how to avoid it for good – ABC Everyday

The facts about the face roller beauty trendy – ABC Everyday