Home and Away spoilers: Maggie shares her cancer story for Leah's vlog
With preparations for Brody and Ziggy's whirlwind wedding underway, Maggie agrees to share her cancer story for Leah's website
As plans get underway for her daughter Ziggy's wedding, Maggie is feeling reflective as she undergoes another chemotherapy session.
During a heart-to-heart down at the beach with hubby Ben, the couple reminisce about their own wedding day and Maggie sadly realises there will be a big difference with the next family wedding: no matter how she dresses up, she will still have cancer. Ben does his best to boost Maggie's spirits and later she decides to try and take a positive look at her situation and agrees to share her cancer story in a video for Leah's new website.
Meanwhile, with his ex, Nina still not allowing Justin to see his daughter Ava, Justin's thoughts turn to revenge on Hazel Easton and her family for the bungled kidnapping of Ava which landed them all in this terrible situation. But with no new police leads on Hazel's whereabouts, will Justin go lone ranger and seek out Hazel by himself? Too bad nobody has realized Hazel's wicked daughter Ebony has been living under their noses all this time and has been slowly wrecking the lives of everyone she blames for the death of her brother Boyd.
And Colby has a lucky escape after his fight with Dean. But the close brush with the law helps Colby realise his priorities and how he still wants to track down his missing sister Bella. Not willing to see his life and career go down the pan, Colby starts trying to work out who has a deadly grudge against him...
Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5.
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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.