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We talk about parents a lot in our society – with both the joys and the heartache felt by mothers and fathers well-documented and extensively analysed at every turn. But what about grandparents? For many Australian families, with both parents working full-time and a seemingly growing list of extracurricular activities to ferry the kids to each day, Grandma and Grandpa are more of a lifeline than ever. But even more importantly, they provide their children’s children with a perspective into the values and experiences of previous generations. And, as David and Libby Koch have learnt, the reverse is also true. “They make you look at the world through their eyes and it’s so pure and passionate,” David tells Stellar. Happy Grandparents Day to all the Nans and Pops. FEATURES 08 The crown jewel She shot to fame as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown and now she’s swapping tiaras for tattoos in her latest role. Claire Foy opens up to Stellar about taking risks, coping with personal struggles and how she lets go.
12 Mum’s the word In her first interview since giving birth to newborn daughter Dahlia de la Lune, model and musician Cheyenne Tozzi says she’s happy to ignore the critics – and even happier the baby-name debate is over. 14 “You see life through their eyes” David and Libby Koch invite Stellar into their home to celebrate Grandparents Day and share the joy and chaos of family time with their five beloved grandkids. 18 Filled to the brim Melbourne Cup Carnival ambassador Olivia Molly Rogers models key looks for the racing season and talks about her family’s long history at the track. 04 Joe Hildebrand has come to the realisation that he is not a “real” man. 06 Q&A Bryan Ferry: “I don’t regret one minute of it.” 21 Beauty Counteract the harmful effects of blue light. 22 Living Neale Whitaker reckons our four-legged friends are the true heart of the home. 23 Travel Make a day of it at fabulous retail destinations. 25 Oscar Cainer What the stars have in store this week. 26 Life advice Former Olympic triathlete Courtney Atkinson likes to move it. Local chefs are putting the X factor back into Mexican offerings in Australia.