Sarah Halfpenny

The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

From locally designed games to instant cult classics, there’s a slew of exciting new games on the market, so gather your friends and resis...
Take my money! Four of the best Australian online shopping experiences

Take my money! Four of the best Australian online shopping experiences

No matter how old you are, the thrill of receiving something in the mail never fades, which probably goes partway to explaining the explodin...
Great ways to get involved in your local community

Great ways to get involved in your local community

A sense of belonging doesn’t just come out of nowhere. If you’re looking to feel the community pulse and expand your social network, you...
Winter warmers! Three simple, healthy and hearty meals to enjoy this season …

Winter warmers! Three simple, healthy and hearty meals to enjoy this season …

One of the things that stood out after a recent trip to Hobart was the great winter warming food available all across the city.
More information please! Five alternative sources to get your news fix …

More information please! Five alternative sources to get your news fix …

We’re firmly in the age of ‘fake news’, information overload and its associated information anxiety, and frankly it’s exhausting.
Five great new Australian books to read …

Five great new Australian books to read …

With winter officially upon us, it’s time to indulge in one of life’s simplest yet greatest pleasures – getting lost in a good book!
Three websites to get lost in …

Three websites to get lost in …

We all know how easy it is to “go down the rabbit hole” when it comes to the Internet.
Dark Mofo: the festival that makes the most of winter in Hobart

Dark Mofo: the festival that makes the most of winter in Hobart

Winter is coming! No, that’s not a Game of Thrones reference, but rather a call to crack out your thermal underwear and embrace the cold t...
Take a break on the Tweed Coast – there’s something for everyone!

Take a break on the Tweed Coast – there’s something for everyone!

As far as travel destinations go, Byron Bay has been big for a couple of decades, while further north the Gold Coast still has the razzle da...
Six months in the south of France – a dream within reach?

Six months in the south of France – a dream within reach?

It’s the stuff of movies and best-selling novels – the sublime lifestyle change to take up temporary residence in a foreign country.
How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

Volunteering offers so many benefits beyond the obvious one of helping people and communities in need.
How To Maintain Lustrous Locks

How To Maintain Lustrous Locks

Hair products have come a long way over the past decade. In line with the growing interest in going ‘natural’ with everything we eat, dr...