Theatre: A Powerful Take on Medea

      While Euripides’ Medea isn’t the cheeriest play in the ancient Greek canon, it is an enduring classic because it touches on human issues that have resonated...
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Perth’s Architectural Gems – Yes, We Still Have A Few!

    What do St George’s Cathedral, Fremantle Prison, and Cottesloe’s controversial Indiana Teahouse have in common? Answer: They’re among 50 Perth architectural icons...
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Marjorie Coleman: Life Through Beautiful Threads

    Marjorie Coleman has spent much of her life stitching and weaving beautiful things. For decades the Western Australian master quilt maker and doyenne of thread has...
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Recipe: Orzo & Feta Stuffed Peppers

Here is a wonderful recipe from John Gregory-Smith’s colourful new book featuring the most-loved recipes from Lebanon, Saffron in the Souks (Kyle Books). For thousands of...
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Crime: “The Pretty Girl Killer” Christopher Wilder

      Handsome and charming, surfer Christopher Wilder had the world at his fingertips. But the Sydney-born son of a naval hero became a serial killer. He ended up...
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How Healthy Is YOUR Brain?

How Healthy Is YOUR Brain?

    How healthy is YOUR brain? Dr Jenny Brockis, the  Perth author of new best-seller, Brain Fit! says there are plenty of easy ways we can ensure our brains are in top shape. Thankfully that involves a little red wine and chocolate. Sadly, the downside to... read more
This must be the place – 4 Stars

This must be the place – 4 Stars

Dazzling performances by Sean Penn and Frances McDormand in this quirky and original screenplay, written by Paolo Sorrentino, with the collaboration of Umberto Contarello. Penn plays the part of a lazy ageing and retired rock star, whose search for the Nazi criminal... read more
P is for Perfect – and Picardy and Pierro

P is for Perfect – and Picardy and Pierro

What is it with great wineries and wine regions that start with the letter ‘P’? There seems to be an inordinate number of mighty good ones out there. Petrus, Penfolds, Pichon, Pommeral, Pommard, Pauillac, um, Picardy, Pierro… Ah, see! There are even local producers in... read more
Agony Aunt

Agony Aunt

DEAR AGONY AUNT: Recently I found out my best friend was having a party. I wasn’t invited. I feel so hurt about this. Do I phone her up and say something, or let it ride? I had been about to invite her to come and stay at Yallingup for a weekend; now I’m in two minds... read more
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