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Home and Away spoilers: Blast from the past for Willow Harris!

Home and Away, Dean Thompson, Ziggy Astoni, Willow Harris, Amber
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An unsuspecting Willow is next to be on the receiving end of Amber's anger on Home and Away. Can the ex-friends find a way to call a truce?

New-gal-in-town, Amber (played by Madeleine Jevic) has a few old grudges to settle now she's in Summer Bay on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).

Amber has connections to the old Mangrove River crew, including ex-lover, Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor).

But the feisty home carer has vowed NEVER to forgive Colby Thorne (Tim Franklin) over the death of her brother, Jai. Colby was a part of the Mangrove River crew until he turned his life around and became a policeman.

Home and Away, Colby Thorne, Amber

Colby tries to apologise to Amber over the past. But she still refuses to forgive him on Home and Away

In today's episode of the Aussie soap, angry Amber confronts Willow Harris (Sarah Roberts) over what happened to her brother, Jai.

Dean tries to keep the peace during a heated beachside confrontation.

But Willow is left reeling from Amber's angry accusations.

Can Dean find a way to convince Amber to let the past go. Or does she intend to even the score with Colby?

Home and Away, John Palmer, Marilyn Chambers, Amber

Is three proving to be a crowd at the Palmer house on Home and Away?

Meanwhile, Amber is also butting heads with John Palmer (Shane Withington) at the Palmer house. But in a good way.

Having been hired as John's carer while he recovers from a stroke, the Surf Club boss starts to appreciate Amber's strong will and tough love approach to his rehab.

John agrees to have Amber as his full-time carer.

But where does that leave John's wife, Marilyn Chambers (Emily Symons) who is starting to feel like an unwelcome stranger in her own home?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.