Day: 22 September 2020

Book Review: Laura Elvery’s second collection is anything but ordinary

September 22, 2020

The premise for Brisbane writer,┬áLaura Elvery’s┬ásecond collection of short fiction,┬áOrdinary Matter, is enticing. Inspired by the twenty times a woman has won a Nobel Prize for scientific research, it is a collection about womanhood, feminism and motherhood. But, also about big issues which are very much prescient today, such as climate change and politics. From […]

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QT Hotels across Australia to tackle 2020 stress with in-room meditation programs

September 22, 2020

Over the past few years, the idea of wellness and mental health has become increasingly entwined with classic conceptions of hospitality, focused on providing truly restorative stays and getting to the heart of why people take vacations to begin with. From the jungle-entrenched eco-resorts in Bali, to high-end hotels in major cities like London, New […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Dizzy Fae from Minneapolis, Minnesota

September 22, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Virgin Australia responds to NSW-SA borders opening up with more flights

September 22, 2020

In response to news that South Australia has opened borders with NSW and ACT, Virgin Australia has rushed to ramp up its domestic network between the states. Given that residents of NSW and the ACT are now able to travel to South Australia for leisure or work, the airline has acted swiftly and immediately scheduled […]

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Miller Roberts

Track of the Day: Miller Roberts “Heart on Your Sleeve” (2020)

September 22, 2020

Miller Roberts is the moniker for singer/songwriter Millie Robertson. She is new on the scene as a solo artist and has recently released her debut EP, Square One. “Heart on Your Sleeve” is lifted from this EP, and we are excited to make it our Track of the Day today. I’m sure that fans of […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Elme from Melbourne, VIC

September 22, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Tokyo Lamington opens a Sydney flagship in Haymarket

September 22, 2020

It appears that the recent collaboration between Koko Black and Tokyo Lamington was indeed a sign of bigger things to come, with the Tokyo-born dessert store officially opening a flagship in Sydney today. Founded by N2 Gelato mastermind Min Chai and former Black Star Pastry alum Eddie Stewart, Tokyo Lamington is an ode to Australia’s […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: The English Rain – Echoes of You (2020)

September 22, 2020

Today we have the premiere of the long-awaited debut album, Echoes of You from Brisbane band The English Rain. It’s hard to believe that it’s taken the band this long to put out an album, given the depth of their catalogue. The English Rain was co-founded by Steve Boom and Neil Steward who met in […]

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Bethesda

Xbox acquires Bethesda Softworks

September 22, 2020

“Today is a special day,” begins the most seismic announcement Phil Spencer has ever made. It certainly is. Xbox has announced overnight that it will acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. The deal, worth USD $7.5 billion, makes every studio under Bethesda’s umbrella and all of the IP they produce, from┬áThe Elder […]

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Therabody Wave Roller Review: Self-massage just got smarter

September 22, 2020

After launching their highly sought Theragun line of percussive massage guns in Australia, Therabody seem more than ready to grow with the burgeoning world of smart tech wellness products. And their first non-gun step in that direction is the Wave Roller – a smart, vibrating version of the classic foam roller, aimed for a convenient […]

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