Australian Lyme Crimes: A Global Disgrace by Julie Mellae


Living in ‘Nature’s Masterpiece’, The Royal National Park south of Sydney, I had discovered the perfect location as a widowed mother to raise my baby boy into a man. Surrounded by the joy of birdsong, marsupials and an ocean vista, peace would blanket me and my child and sunshine and the sea air would help […]


Book Review: Love, Hope, Lyme by Fred Diamond


Love, Hope, Lyme: What family members, partners, and friends who love a chronic Lyme survivor need to know If only every Lyme sufferer had a Fred Diamond in their life. If that was the case, we would all know at least one person who was interested in trying to truly understand and support us, in […]


Book Review: The Deep Places – A Memoir of Chronic Illness & Discovery by Ross Douthat


On the day his wife announced she was pregnant with their third child, Ross Douthat found a swelling on his neck, six inches down from his left ear. Ross and Abby were in the prime of their lives, a happy couple with established careers and a couple of kids. And to put icing on their […]


How Leonie squeezed Lyme out of her life


Leonie Shanahan had made it. She had chased a long-held dream; and worked hard to make a name for herself in the horticulture industry. She pioneered the Edible School Gardens program on the Sunshine Coast, published an educational book and DVD, and become known as an organic gardening expert. She won awards, hung out with […]


Book Review: How the Brain Lost its Mind


Book review by Dr John A Duley PhD LDAA Scientific Advisory Committee(Honorary Senior Fellow, School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland) I was recently browsing in a bookshop, to fill in time, and saw a new book, ‘How The Brain Lost Its Mind’.  A catchy, humorous title. It was subtitled ‘Sex, Hysteria and the Riddle […]


Book Review: The Autoimmune Fix by Dr Tom O’Bryan


Hi! My name is Miranda and like many who will read this review, I have Lyme or Lyme-like symptoms as some prefer to call it. I was formally diagnosed in 2014 after many years (well over 20 years) of strange symptoms, a situation I’m sure you can identify with. I was told I have Borrelia, […]