• Pharrell Williams & Louis XIII are doing their bit to save the planet (sponsored)

    People are ruining the World. It’s a fact. Global warming, pestilence, the sex trade, pollution, lack of recycling… The list is endless. It’s a wonder the Earth hasn’t thrown in the towel and collapsed in on itself entirely. There was a quote in the 2008 film starring Keanu Reaves, The Day the Earth Stood Still that rings […]

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    Top 5 places to spend holidays away in NSW this January

    With forced annual leave at plenty of work places, Christmas time off and more of a reason ever to get the hell outta town for a bit for that much-needed R&R, the time to escape is now. And with so many options out there of places to go and call ‘home’ for a few days […]

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    Movie review: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya shine in the movie of 2018, ‘The Greatest Showman’

    Remember when Baz Luhrmann teamed-up with Leonardo Dicaprio to create the big screen phenomenon that was The Great Batsby back in 2013? Well, there’s now a new production in town vying for top spot and Michael Gracy’s The Greatest Showman isn’t pulling any punches. A visually meaty, delightfully camp, dream-like colourful and musically effervescent production which makes its […]

LIFESTYLE

The Palm Beach Collection candles are soy at its best

An olfactory sensation befitting of the finest of homes and even finer of nasal palettes, the Palm Beach Collection candle range is one for the ages; and mantles. A sweet aroma of sugary vanilla and sandalwood with a hint of the spiciness and zest of cloves dances effortlessly through the air with each and every […]

Reviewing the Honda Insight VTi

I’ve never been on a road trip. So when the people at Honda offered up a brand new 2012 Honda Insight VTi car with a full tank of petrol and their permission to take the beauty anywhere I liked for a week, how could I not accept? Funnily enough, their offering of the car came-up […]

Coast through life using AmexConnect

God knows I don’t trust myself with a credit card. I think the only time I’ll ever ‘invest’ in one is upon my next overseas jaunt and even then I’m pushing it. However, I was fortunate enough to come across very recently a very nice little sweetener that runs alongside any one person’s respective ownership […]

Take a look inside my Media Bag

Having worked in PR agencies around Melbourne, I know all too well the usefulness and practicality of having an online service that acts as a mass call out service from which to source sources for stories and case studies. Such a service is aptly named SourceBottle. My fellow blogger, journalist and PR friends will be […]

Fashion+Aid for good

With a steady flow of champagne and enough hors d’oeuvres to keep guests going for weeks, the 2012 edition of Fashion Aid was launched with great success amongst some of Melbourne and Australia’s most well known and respected faces in media, fashion and entertainment. A sweeping view of the south of Melbourne from Hamer Hall around to AAMI […]

I like my Jean N Tonik with ice

A focus on introducing colour, opening-up the wardrobes of Melburnian men and introducing a funky range of clothing with a new edge that is slightly different to what typical Melburnians wear, Jean N Tonik is the new thing in mens’ retailing that is making waves online. Founded by Gabriel Hazim in early 2012, the online retailer […]

Yering Station’s design market

Yering Station is to many what represents the epitome of peace, tranquility, wine and the cosier more fine things in life. Combine that perception with a bit of art, a touch of fashion and a healthy drenching in champagne and you have what will this November be hitting the pristine wine region, the Australian Designer […]

Wrapp your gifts

If there’s one thing in life I’m generally bad at, it’s gift giving. I struggle with associating things I see in shop windows and displays with the people around me that I know and care for enough to buy a gift ether for an occasion or no apparent reason. That’s why at parties, you’ll usually […]

See Ireland, stay in Melbourne

The Spring Racing carnival is on its way! Winter cannot disappear quickly enough, which means for those of us sartorially obsessed: wardrobe change! The forthcoming season is disseminating a heavy neon, bright colour and ‘lots of pop’ vibe, which Melburnians should be thrilled to jump on the back of. It will be interesting to see […]

Better than mother’s Milk

It’s winter. The wind is cool, the sun – which we’ve surprisingly had a fair bit of – is strong and the dehydration factor is off the charts. Just because you’re a man doesn’t mean you need to neglect taking care of your skin. Short of – as much as so many of us would […]