• Holden Astra 2017 car review test drive THE F

    Holden Astra 2017 test drive

    Cars are good. What makes them better? When they’re as good as the 2017 Holden Astra, of course. The car takes what you know about zippy inner-city cars and bumps it up a notch. With enough torque to take you from the side streets to the coastal roads with enough ease and enjoyment as you’d […]

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    Why ‘Carmen Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’ is the best date night

    It’s true when Bizet scripted his famous opera ‘Carmen‘ in 1875, he never would’ve thought it would be played out on such an international – albeit floating – stage, received so loved by thousands. Opera Australia has reimagined the classic and turned it out on the flotilla stage that has stunned the world for years […]

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    WIN a Mother’s Day Gift haul she’ll freak out over

    It’s Mother’s Day (and our gift guide is here) so it makes sense for there to be a giveaway worthy of giving the woman who gave you everything. Right? Yamaha has teamed-up with THE F this Mother’s Day to offer you – or your Mother – a pretty great Yamaha haul for all her audio […]

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The ultimate Mardi Gras party Spotify playlist

Mardi Gras is here in Australia and there’s all sorts of reasons to be excited. GAYTMs are all over Sydney, the pride is pumping through LGBTIQ people and their families, fighters for marriage equality are feeling more empowered than ever and sales of stilettos for drag queens are spiking through the roof in preparation for […]

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Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in Sydney

There are so many things the Pullman Hotel name is synonymous with. Luxury, style, affordable creature comforts and now; Mardi Gras!  MORE: Read our review of the Pullman Sea Temple in Port Douglas This year, you can scrap watching Pat Abboud, Faustina Agolley, Joel Creasey and Em Rusciano broadcast the whole unveiling on float-after-float on SBS […]

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Keep your home safe from anywhere in the world with the Ring doorbell

Once upon a time, you used to leave your home with the door locked, lights on timers and windows locked as best they would. That was meant to deter the unscrupulous from breaking in and helping themselves to your personal bits. Fast forward some 20 years and you’ve now got tools to bolster the locked […]

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What’s on at this year’s Mardi Gras Laneway party

Sydney knows gay. So when Mardi Gras descends on the city each March and celebrates with the annual pride march down Oxford Street, the official after party and backs it up with Laneway at the Beresford by Merivale, you know the glitter season is on. Each year, Laneway turns out the gay community’s finest in […]

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Top 5 cocktails to see out summer

Summer is almost over (cue sad face) and that means less sun, more clothes, no more beach and a sad farewell to summer, fresh, fruity cocktails you can’t stop drinking. Cruel world. So, to make the most of the last hurrah that is the end of February, here are the top five cocktails from some of […]

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Canon’s ‘Show Us What’s Possible’ with Aquabumps at Bondi Icebergs

Of all the stuff that goes down at Sydney’s famed Bondi Icebergs cafe, bar, restaurant and pool, this is probably the coolest. Recently, the camera people at Canon Australia put the call out to creative artists across Australia with the launch of Show Us What’s Possible, inviting them to push the boundaries and pitch remarkable […]