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2016 Sydney Festival

by Ruth Felice

Let’s face it, Sydney has been rather dull this week and there’s only so many episodes of Suits you can binge-watch before cabin fever sets in.

Thankfully the clouds over NSW have (mostly) cleared and the sun is peeking through. So, shake the cobwebs off your favourite hat and get amongst it at our fav free events from the Sydney Festival.

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Thanks Oz

by Ruth Felice

We may not celebrate Thanksgiving like our American cousins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t take a moment to reflect and be thankful for the freedoms we are so blessed with here in ‘the lucky country’.

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The ‘R’ word

by Gary Fishlock

It’s about truly respecting each other. Because no-one hits anyone or anything that they respect

Our current Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and American R&B singer, Aretha Franklin, both understand what it’s ultimately about.

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Celebrate your craft

by Ruth Felice

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. — Dr. Seuss”

It’s easy to fall into the trap of pigeonholing yourself. I’ve often thought I’m not artistic because I don’t paint or sculpt. But that doesn’t actually make me any less creative than a painter or sculptor. It just mean that my creative expression is channelled into a different craft.

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Two grasshoppers

by Gary Fishlock

Our current food supply chain, which is what feeds most of us most of the time, is completely dependent on cheap oil and therefore unsustainable

Believe it or not, that’s all it takes for a happy chook to produce one organic egg. Now there’s a juicy little morsel you probably didn’t know.

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September in Sydney

by Gary Fishlock

It’s a great time of year to get out and about and sample some of the spring time goodies on offer

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but if you’re in Sydney this September, there are loads of free (or almost free) events as part of Sydney Fringe, which is organised by the City of Sydney. Read more…

Nature versus industry

by Gary Fishlock

It requires an almost superhuman effort of will to not know where our meat is coming from

Over the last couple of decades, something strange has happened to farming. It’s moved from being mostly nature-driven, to being mostly industry-driven.

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