AB Bishop On Going Native & Win Her New Book!

With our forests burning in wildfires across Australia, our own backyard gardens have never felt more precious. Slabs of welcome greenery in an increasingly over-cooked world....
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Craig Foster’s Fight for Hakeem

  What I admire greatly about Craig Foster is that he is so very understated. I met the man at a FECCA conference in Hobart recently, and as is obligatory these days when in...
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Film: Two Powerful Stories of Secrecy and Cover-Ups

Two new films, The Report and Official Secrets, are chilling reminders of the scurrilous deeds governments can get up to when trying to hide their actions from the people they...
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A Culinary Odyssey in Roma

    A tray of creamy pink icing studded pastries is being held my way– by a strapping Roman chap who looks like he’s just glided off a catwalk. “Mangia!” he commands....
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Turkish Recipe: Veal Meatballs with White Beans & Tahini Salad

    This hearty and delicious Turkish recipe is selected from the wonderful cookbook Adventures in Turkish Eating – Anatolia (Murdoch Books). Authors Somer...
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Tom Percy: A Case for The Killers

Tom Percy: A Case for The Killers

    I don’t usually review records. Though I was tempted to ghost one last year, about my band’s new CD, until a couple of reputable people came to the party and spared me the ignominy. But every so often a new release comes along that leaves you with no... read more
Tim Maguire – A House of Art

Tim Maguire – A House of Art

    A grand old lady of Peppermint Grove will be farewelled next week, swathed in funky new finery until her demise. The old dame, is, of course, the century-plus old mansion at 19 View Street Peppermint Grove, and she’s being decked out for her last... read more
Ritch Shydner: Ha Ha Ha…Kerplunk!

Ritch Shydner: Ha Ha Ha…Kerplunk!

   Working on a stand-up documentary, “I Am Comic”, brought me back into the stand-up circus, reminding me why I loved the art form and those who are willing to metaphorically die for it.     I still marvel at established comics, like Rick Overton, who eagerly jump on... read more
Beauty: In the Buy of the Beholder

Beauty: In the Buy of the Beholder

  Gail’s Beauty Tips As a seasoned makeup artist. I spend way too much money trying new products. Funnily enough, most of my favourite little gems are not the expensive ones. Here are some of my absolute faves: (and no beauty company has greased my palm to... read more
John Pilger: Australia has Abandoned Assange

John Pilger: Australia has Abandoned Assange

    The Australian Government has abandoned Wikileaks activist Julian Assange, says award-winning journalist John Pilger. Speaking at the Ubud Writer’s Festival in Bali, the controversial Australian commentator said it was “to our great shame” that Assange,... read more
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