Brisbane Queer Film Festival is back this March 11-21

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Featuring a program of bold, defiant and refreshingly authentic queer storytelling by and for the queer community, the annual Brisbane Queer Film Festival’s back for 2021. Taking place at New Farm Cinemas, the festival program is made up of 14 features, 3 shorts sessions, 6 documentaries, with 17 Queensland premieres, and 3 Australian premieres, and special presentations of […]

Good & Fugly: fighting waste has never been so delicious and healthy!

Fugly fruit and veg

Did you know up to 25% of Australian produce doesn’t leave the farm because of their ‘imperfections’? But even imperfect fruit and veg deserve some loving, right? And the best part is, your love for rescued fruit and veg will help towards reducing wastage. The statistics are pretty alarming – in Australia alone, we throw […]

Best burgers in Five Dock Sydney: Fat Belly Jack’s food truck

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Southern American food better watch out – it’s about to meet its match. The Australian interpretation’s out for blood. The new Fat Belly Jack’s food truck is serving up Nashville fried chicken, burgers and bar snacks like dumpster fries, cheeseburger spring rolls and jalapeno poppers five days a week (Wed-Sun) from the beer garden at the re-launched Illinois […]

4 things no one ever tells you before you start weightlifting

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Weightlifting can be a great way to increase your muscle mass, boost your strength and improve your fitness but it’s important to take a long-term approach to any new fitness regime. By learning the basics and taking your time to enhance your performance you can reduce the risk of injury and develop your skills. With […]

Australia’s first non-alcoholic bar is opening this April: Brunswick Aces Bar

Brunswick Aces - Distillery Front

There’s a new bar opening in Brunswick East, Melbourne and they’re not serving alcohol. To a seasoned drinker, this is quite shocking, but to those who aren’t into it, can’t drink it, or just fancy not writing themselves off on a first date or casual catch-u[ with friends, it’s been a long-time needed. It’s called […]

Drinks from a drag queen: how to make it happen

BWS Mardi Gras

This annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, you can have a drag queen bring you alcohol. And be happy about it. BWS Paddington South Dowling Street, BWS Paddington Oxford street and BWS Darlinghurst – have had store signs changed to BWS YASSS, complete in rainbow colours, as part of the celebrations which means that […]

What’s on at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in 2021

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After a year of time spent inside, we’re due a long, hot summer of outdoor activities and there are few better than a day spent at London’s Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Make plans now for the year of new festivals to celebrate British biodiversity and botanical treasures of Japan, like: The Secret world of plants […]

Celebrating the day it was okay to be gay

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is celebrating 40 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Victoria, with the powerful Bending the Bars exhibit, showing at Old Melbourne Gaol running alongside the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Curated by Andrew Gaynor, Bending the Bars tells a story of fighting for equality through text, images and original artwork.  The exhibit stands in contrast against the walls of the City […]

Top women’s hair trends for 2021

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Ahead of L’Oréal Professionnel’s upcoming Annual Colour Trophy Awards on 22nd February 2021, the experts of this iconic brand; Mark Thompson, Artistic and Events Manager and Cara Riley, General Manager, have collated their predictions on the 5 key looks that will inspire and re-shape the industry in 2021. The bold blunt cut Strong blunt haircuts […]

What cloud? Why you should never give up saving onto hardware

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Cloud computing is life. Literally. With iCloud, Google Drive and all myriad other FTPs and places to save your documents, spreadsheets, photos, videos, Grams and more, it’s easy to forget there was once a time where 3.5-inch floppy disks and CD-ROMs were the way to keep your things safe. Enter Western Digital’s My Passport SSD, […]

The Amazon wearable fitness tracker you never knew you wanted

Amazfit fitness watch

Summer in Australia means one thing: time spent outdoors. And with all that outdoor time, you want to know one thing – other than working on your tan, was it worth it? This is where, as it turns out, Amazon comes in handy with the relese of their latest wearable fitness tech, the Amazfit GTS […]

Aston James: how 90s model Fabio is a household name again

Fabio Lanzoni’s the Italian-American actor, model and influencer whose hey day was earlier in the century. And now, he’s back! Known for his head of bold hair and his love for caring for it, he’s been driven in the direction of collaborator in the creation of Aston James, a new range of fancy men’s grooming […]