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Five Classic Australian Novels

Five Classic Australian Novels

Given the thousands of Australian novels in print, hundreds of which deserve to be called “classics,” it’s not easy to choose just fiv...
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.
IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

THEY’VE TAKEN THE SIZZLE OUT OF THE BACKYARD BARBY! JOHN McNAMEE LAMENTS THE PASSING OF THE CHARRED CHOP AND THE BURNT SNAG… Dad used to...
HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

WHY THE WORLD OF SCIENCE OWES A MAJOR DEBT TO OUR ORIGINAL INDIGENOUS ZOOLOGISTS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS A major new book has chronicled for th...
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.
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own well being. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Forbes is set to recreate the quintessential Aussie bonfire night, but with a twist. On June 22, Forbes Shire Council is coordinating an ama...
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.
THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

The ingredients are prepped, organisers have added some extra ‘spice’ to this year’s recipe and the oven timer is set – it’s just...
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.
WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

JOHN McNAMEE continues on his journey through an enchanting South Pacific archipelago   It’s probably the most famous coconut shell i...
Do I need a Mobility Device?

Do I need a Mobility Device?

How to know when it’s time to get your freedom back! Everyone knows how devastating it can be when you’re stuck at home, ill, unable to...
3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

Medical Alert Systems are a pretty new innovation in the field of elder care and you may not be that familiar with them.
Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Your dating profile is the digital equivalent to seeing a gorgeous stranger across the room.
PUGLIA: THE ALTERNATIVE TO TUSCANY?

PUGLIA: THE ALTERNATIVE TO TUSCANY?

The province of Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot is not so well known to most Australians but that’s all changing.
Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

All Australians, including military history and literary enthusiasts from across the globe are being encouraged to travel to the Northern Te...

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