How good is my sister?
It doesn’t surprise me that my big sister Adaire and I are close close. She’s open, loving and very accepting. I was a wayward teenager. She took me in for a year when I was basically homeless and she’s always been there for me no matter what. When our dad passed away it changed the dynamics of the family. Adaire was a stabilising force when there were potentially some real rifts. It’s a lot to do with her unconditional love for our family that there has been a lot of healing. Today, everyone is right with each other and it’s a lot to do with her. Adaire leaving her own comfortable job to go out on her own to be a hypnotherapist was a big influence in me having the courage to do the same with my own business and being a working musician. I admire her willingness to cut her own path. I learn a lot about being a parent from Adaire – she lets her kids be who they are. Family is a community effort and I wouldn’t hesitate to help her or anyone in my family if they needed it. Lachlan Blatchford, Adelaide, SA