• 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

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How to match your Christmas menu with wine

‘Tis the season to be merry, and we all know that good wine is a pivotal part of the perfect Christmas table. “When you pair the right wine with your menu, it really heightens the flavours of both the food and the wine itself,” explained Christine Ricketts, Cellar Director at Cellarmasters. But how do you pair […]

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Rolex is showing some love to golf this year

Turn the clocks back 50 years to 1967 and the world was a very different place. A pioneering prototype of the Concorde supersonic aircraft was first unveiled in France, and Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant in South Africa, helping to pioneer a medical procedure that would go on to save countless lives. The […]

St Kilda Festival

Get ready for it, Melbourne: The St. Kilda Festival’s line-up has been announced

A teaser for the 2018 St Kilda Festival has been revealed, with the line-up of the New Music Stage announced and it’s great. The New Music Stage is all about some of Australia’s hottest new talent with at the country’s largest free music festival to showcase their music, with the aim to support emerging talent and the growth of […]

Recipe: Summery Rose wine jelly, Roselly

Let them eat cake! Marie Antoinette would probably have loved this beautiful jelly cake made with Rose? wine – it was famously the French who started the Rose trend, and tend to sip it in the summer. Ingredients Approximately 1000ml of fruity Rose, such as Gwyn’s Hunter Collective Olsen Rose (adjust according to the size of […]

Chargrilled Sardines with Burnt Mandarin and “Beccaficu” Salad

Recipe: Chargrilled Sardines with Burnt Mandarin and “Beccaficu” Salad

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 8 big fresh sardines (gutted and cleaned) 1 big orange (to make 8 wedges) 100g raisins soaked in hot saffron and fish stock 50 pine nuts toasted 20g garlic 50g wild fennel (blanched) 60g red onion 40g Italian parsley 150g stale bread chopped half lemon (juice) 60g grated […]

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Do summer right at Sydney’s city hot spot, The Star

Until 31 January of next year, The Star in Sydney is turning summer right on with everything it has going on to celebrate the heat. With a broad selection of curated offers, Summer & The Star has something to suit all occasions and tastes from a quick mid-week bite, post work sundowner or rooftop Sunday session to a night […]

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Australia is getting its first cat lovers’ show

Off the back of the crazy success of the Dog Lovers’ Show recently in Sydney, they’re back with another iteration – the Cat Lovers’ Show is coming to Melbourne in September 2018. Start sharpening your claws now. The inaugural show will pounce on the Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018. It’s all about raising […]

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New chef at Gowings is bringing a bit of New York City to Sydney this summer

Brace yourself for a New York minute, Jean-Paul Lourdes is in town. He’s ditched Nomad in New York City and taken-up residence at Gowings in Sydney at the QT Hotel, turning up the level of wow the restaurant has already established a name for itself with in advance of the Christmas peak. The Gowings menu remains […]

Rok Kombucha

If you’re not drinking Rok Kombucha, are you even living your best life?

If there’s one era we’re living in the time of, it’s the health trend. From activated almonds to quinoa, kale, green juices and healthy food delivery boxes, it’s all happening. There’s one more, though, that is almost as odd in conception as it is in practise, but offers such health benefits it’s hard to deny. […]

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Celebrate summer in Style at ‘The Pool’ by Pier One Hotel Sydney

This summer, it’s not about the rooftop balconies, the beachside barbecues or the sunny summer picnics, it’s about the Harbour and spending it either on it or by it. No one knows that quite as well as the Pier One Hotel in Sydney, right underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge who have decided that this summer […]