Our Wildflower Extravaganza Continues

      Drive four or five hours north of Perth and you’ll be surrounded by one of nature’s wonders. In the scrub country between Carnamah and Carnarvon the...
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Canoeing the Captivating Katherine River

    “Put your helmets on – rapids at the next bend!” yells Mick, our guide.  “Turn sharp left before the rock, or you may tip up!” I feel a little...
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Film: Animals

    Best friends and flatmates Laura (Holliday Grainger, My Cousin Rachel) and Tyler (Alia Shawkat, TV’s Arrested Development) are soulmates in their early 30s....
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Recipe: Tamarind & Thyme Crème Brûlée

  Here’s another wonderful dish using Australian native produce from cookbook by Damien Coulthard and Rebecca Sullivan, Warndu Mai (Good Food) from Hachette Australia,...
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The Nora Heysen Story, Told At Last

    Australian artist Nora Heysen was an extraordinary woman. She was the first female artist ever to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia’s first female official war...
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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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