Daily News Roundup

by THURSDAY JULY 18 Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a US prison after being found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tonnes of drugs into the United States US […]

Paris and Northern Italy By Train 

by Book on-line, book early, book first class (there are deals to be had), pack light and be ready for some mad dashes between platforms….. Then just sit back and enjoy.  Train travel in Europe, while not without its challenges, can be […]

CITY OF GOLD By Meyne Wyatt

by You only a few more days to book your seat at Billie Brown Theatre to see a challenging new play CITY OF GOLD, written by and starring Meyne Wyatt. I say challenging as it a true and real depiction of actor […]

Cabaret de Paris

by Brisbanites could be forgiven for thinking they were in Paris as all things French came to town. The Brisbane Eye was resplendent in red, white and blue, Le Cordon Bleu – Le Festival was in full swing serving pastries, croissants, crepes […]

The Importance Of Preschool

by Both major parties are finally talking about the importance of preschool – here’s why it matters Early childhood education and care barely rated a mention in the lead-up to the 2016 federal election. But the mood has changed in Canberra. In […]

Daily News Roundup

by Tuesday, JULY 16 As US President Donald Trump declared he did not have a racist bone in his body, the House of Representatives voted to condemn him for his verbal attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen. The vote was symbolic aimed […]

Reducing The Risk Of Dementia

by Adopting a healthy lifestyle helps reduce the risk of dementia People can reduce their risk of dementia by getting regular exercise, not smoking, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, controlling their weight, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol […]

Emmys Nominations 2019

by Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season has received a record-setting 32 nominations for this year’s Emmys leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix. The cable giant picked up a total of 137 nominations for this year’s awards, while streaming giant […]

Daily News Roundup

by Tuesday, JULY 16 American singer, actor Austin Butler, who has appeared on television the big screen and stage, will play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic of the King. Luhrmann announced Butler, 27, had won a competitive casting contest against a […]

Daily News Roundup

by MONDAY JULY 15 A 16-year-old girl is in a stable but “extremely critical condition” after being pinned under a bus for more than 90 minutes in Parramatta last night.  A Sydney public transport bus mounted a footpath about 9:45pm and hit […]

Weekly News Roundup

by FRIDAY JULY 12  A Brisbane teenager has become the second-youngest person to swim the English Channel twice in one day, swimming 68 kilometres in 22 hours.  17 year old, Brianna Thompson, lost a layer of her tongue and suffered from severe […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week!

by __________________________________ #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds The Taco Chronicles on Netflix! Many of the most popular taco styles have long, rich, little-known histories. Explore some of them in this eye-opening, mouth-watering food adventure series from Netflix! Yum! __________________________________ Check […]

Buzzing About Books – Episode 8

by Michelle BeesleyFreelance writer, wife and mother of three sons, occasional supply teacher and aspiring romance author, Michelle Beesley can be most often found in a coffee shop chatting with friends or beside a rugby field cheering on her favourite teams. Michelle […]

Could You Be Putting Your Child Off Reading?

by Not every child is a bookworm, but research shows that developing a love of reading early in life can provide many benefits. From a positive impact on academic achievement, increased general knowledge, vocabulary growth, improved writing ability, and helping children to […]

Daily News Roundup

by Thursday, JULY 11 A man, 61, has been mauled to death and his wife seriously injured by his son’s dog in a Melbourne backyard. The dog was still attacking the man when police arrived at the Mill Park home and were […]

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