Shelly Horton, The Sydney Morning Herald

Shelly Horton

The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Past articles by Shelly:

Living with an invisible illness: A day in the life of an HS sufferer

It's not often you have a day that you know you'll remember forever. → Read More

9 Jobs for People Who Love to Travel

Transform your travel bug into a career! From the obvious to the unconventional, these jobs that involve travel will cure your itchy feet. → Read More

‘I know exactly what Lena Dunham is going through in hospital right now.’

Lena Dunham's endometriosis: The creator and star of Girls, is in hospital and will undergo surgery for a ruptured ovarian cyst. → Read More

'No, women shouldn't be afraid of a tech career.'

Women should not be afraid of a tech career. Hatching lab CEO Christie Whitehill forged her own path to prove others wrong. → Read More

"How Peter Allen ever sang again is beyond me."

Shelly Horton reviews the Peter Allen mini-series, Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door. → Read More

The book that will change what you think about Richard Glover forever.

Richard Glover speaks to Shelly Horton about his book Flesh Wounds. A memoir about growing up with parents who didn't particularly care about him. → Read More

Dr Nikki Goldstein: "I'm freezing my eggs."

Nikki is 29 and has decided she doesn't want to wait anymore. → Read More

Where are all the childfree women on TV?

Where are the childfree storylines? It's International Childfree Day yet childfree women are not represented in films, TV shows and books. → Read More

The department store taking a stance for plus size women.

This department store is taking a stance for plus sized women by using plus sized mannequins. Target Australia set to feature plus sized mannequins. → Read More

"I am getting married soon, and there is no way on earth I am changing my name. "

I am not changing my name. I AM NOT. I'm keeping my maiden name. I'm all for choice but I don't understand why women would. → Read More

Brutally truthful wine labels will make you thirsty.

Wine labels that speak the truth. Mock wine labels to make you laugh and drink. → Read More

I don't know my fiance's mobile phone number.

I don't know my fiance's mobile phone number. Mobile phone's mean you no longer memorise emergency numbers. For saftey we should. → Read More

How to nail difficult conversations.

You're dreading it. You're dreading it. You need to stop dreading it. → Read More

why does everyone get so upset about people wearing fur?

Shelly wore a fur vest to the office. And everyone has an opinion. → Read More

"My wife has terminal cancer and her final wish is to die peacefully."

We believe the same thing about voluntary euthanasia, it should be an option with proper legal controls. It seems ridiculous that you don’t have that choice → Read More

8 things you should NOT say to a woman who doesn't want kids.

8 things you should NOT say to a woman who doesn't want kids. Questions and answers about childfree women. → Read More

"I'm thinking of having a voluntary hysterectomy."

PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is painful. So painful, some women are considering voluntary hysterectomies. Including Mamamia's own Shelly Horton. → Read More

This is why the grey hair trend needs to stop. Please.

So Gen Y hipsters are dyeing their hair grey to be cool now? Attention young people, stop ageing yourselves on purpose. Stop following the grey hair trend. → Read More

The heart-stopping musical that left me in tears.

B-Girl is a musical about domestic violence. Created by award winning actor, singer and composer iOTA and director Craig Ilott it will shock and stun you. → Read More

Open Post: You'll never guess what my favourite day of the week is.

What's your favourite time of the year? In this week's open post Shelly Horton reveals that her favourite time is when she can do a Spring and Winter clean. → Read More