Sarah Catherall

Sarah Catherall is a Wellington freelance journalist. In 2020 she graduated with an MA in creative non-fiction from the Institute of International Modern Letters in Wellington.

The Sunday Essay
Jul 4, 2021

The Sunday Essay: My mother, finally free

How do you grieve a parent when she was already lost to you years ago?

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Oct 6, 2020

Remembering and forgetting

Sarah Catherall's mother has suffered from Alzheimer's for 14 years; it's been four years since she last recognised her family. Would she want to keep living this way?

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Jul 26, 2020

Yeah Mum, I know: The tricky business of talking to teens about sex

Parents are increasingly being encouraged to talk to their kids about sex, and the unrealistic expectations created by porn. But how much information is too much?

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