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Song Contest – The Almost Eurovision Experience

Song Contest – The Almost Eurovision Experience

| March 27, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish THE world’s largest cultural song contest Eurovision is finally coming to Melbourne, and it promises to be a contagious party experience…but without the rash! Since its beginning Eurovision has formed the careers for many big name artists such as ABBA (1974), Céline Dion (1988) and Conchita Wurst (2014) to name a few, and now Glynn […]

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Think Outside The Egg…

Think Outside The Egg…

| March 26, 2016

Words by Riana Horner BREAKFAST… chocolate, lunch… chocolate, dinner… chocolate. It is the one time of year when we can justify stuffing our faces with sugary deliciousness all day and not get totally judged by it. But admit it, by the end of Easter Sunday the thought of indulging in another piece of chocolate is […]

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Creativity, Culture and Cooking: Montalto’s Martin Webster

Creativity, Culture and Cooking: Montalto’s Martin Webster

| March 18, 2016

Words by Michelle Zhu THE Peninsula Picnic is returning to the Mornington Peninsula on the 20th of March (Sunday) for an even bigger year than ever before. The event is dedicated to celebrating fine wine, fresh local produce, delicious food and beautiful music, and is a must-do for anybody looking to fill up their cultural calendar. […]

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Giveaway: Trumbo

Giveaway: Trumbo

| February 15, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish THIS year we saw the turn of comedy favourite director Adam McKay (Anchorman 2004) into an Oscar hopeful with The Big Short, and now Jay Roach (Meet The Parents 2000) brings another in the same vein with Trumbo. An unusual choice for “Roach’, as he normally plays with outlandish comedies but […]

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Learning About The Apothecary

Learning About The Apothecary

| January 22, 2016

Words by Kavita Singh  “IT’S important as a chef, designer, architect, anything creative to create a solution that sits well with the balances of the past and the present”. – Elie Moubarak Sometimes we encounter people or moments that really change our core in a positive way. This is what personally happened when I first […]

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Art & Wine With Conchita Wurst

Art & Wine With Conchita Wurst

| January 7, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish THERE is such a wonderful feeling knowing that you live within such a cultural and diverse nation that boasts many unique locations that one can visit, and although Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane are obvious highlights, there is one city that should not be missed… I was lucky enough to visit the […]

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Art & Wine With Conchita Wurst

Art & Wine With Conchita Wurst

| December 4, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish THERE is such a wonderful feeling knowing that you live within such a cultural and diverse nation that boasts many unique locations that one can visit, and although Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane are obvious highlights, there is one city that should not be missed… I was lucky enough to visit the […]

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Mister Fitz Creams Over Brisbane

Mister Fitz Creams Over Brisbane

| November 25, 2015

Words by Jo McTavish  THERE are so many people to thank for this vibrant, cultural and worldly transformation Brisbane has experienced but if you have to point a finger, there is no one else like restaurateur Damian Griffiths. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, his venues certainly will. This is the visionary mind and […]

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Hello Retro!

Hello Retro!

| October 31, 2015

Words by Courtney Deagon THE wave of returning retro style we’ve seen in fashion lately (think flares, ¾ midriffs and head scarfs) is being mirrored by the world of makeup design. The flurry of celebrities donning vintage hits such as flares (see photo below of Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Aniston and Olivia Munn), and sunglasses paired […]

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Makeup Weapons – Defending Bald Squirrels Everywhere.

Makeup Weapons – Defending Bald Squirrels Everywhere.

| October 18, 2015

Words By Samara Nilsson LOOK to be honest I am a newbie on this #vegan #crueltyfree beauty bandwagon and for a great while, my understanding of the above was that the #vegan hashtag was some sort of fast track way of getting your Insta to blow up, its not that I am a particularly cruel or […]

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