Shelley Bridgeman is a columnist for Lifestyle at The New Zealand Herald.
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Shelley Bridgeman: Five of the most annoying noises
Shelley Bridgeman shares the top five noises that have been compromising her inner (and outer) peace lately. Do you agree?
Shelley Bridgeman: Why don't people say thank you?
They're two simple words, so why do some people have such trouble using them? asks Shelley Bridgeman.
Can alcohol be blamed for Housewife's racial slur?
Shelley Bridgeman shares five reasons why alcohol can't be claimed as a factor in the racial controversy that erupted on the Real Housewives of Auckland.
Shelley Bridgeman: The problems with unisex toilets
OPINION: Shelley Bridgeman has been singing the praises of unisex toilets. But today she reviews her one-for-all loo fervor to consider what could go wrong with the concept.
Shelley Bridgeman: Beware the scratch-and-win scam
We're all a bit jaded by cold callers and online scams, so con-artists are back to using old-fashioned methods again, writes Shelley Bridgeman.
Shelley Bridgeman: My adventures at Auckland International Airport
OPINION: When you're not a seasoned traveller, airports can be daunting. Shelley Bridgeman shares the joys and annoyances she discovered recently.
Shelley Bridgeman: Why you may be better off without a driveway
COMMENT: Shelley Bridgeman shares five reasons driveways may be more trouble than they're worth.
Shelley Bridgeman: The damaging impact of watching The Bachelor
Different bachelor. Same old sexist messages being broadcast to young minds across the nation, writes Shelley Bridgeman.
Shelley Bridgeman: Women ARE lazier drivers than men
SHELLEY BRIDGEMAN: I've turned into one of those women I really did not want to become.
Shelley Bridgeman: Christmas headaches and Nurofen
If Nurofen released a tablet specifically aimed at relieving 5pm-post-Christmas-lunch symptoms I'd have been an enthusiastic buyer, writes Shelley Bridgeman.
Shelley Bridgeman: 5 Christmas gifts that are not okay
Shelley Bridgeman explains why babies are not presents and wrapping yourself up should only be done under certain circumstances.