How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion
Emily Jane and Ajanta Willert, the dynamic duo behind Woolloongabba's coolest bar, Can You Keep A Secret serve a mean martini and a sexy side of vintage in this eclectic haven of old-world treasures. We get the low down, and down low of what they are about and how they source their vintage. Let's hear from Emily Jane....
5 Talented Artists/Illustrators To Watch
Brisbane was once thought to be an incubator for artists, where young chicks were grown only to fly off yonder to catch bigger and better worms. Now local talents are making their mark on home turf, proving that Brisbane can play with the big boys. Conventions and exhibits pop up every month to showcase their heinous, enviable talents. Social media continues to provide ways for creatives showcase how they play, create, and define their craft. There has never been a better time to explore what it means to be an artist in Brisbane. To give you a head start, we’ve searched through the catfishes and like-for-likers to find some true up and comers that are must haves on your feed. Like, follow, adore. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself picking up a pencil too.
Netflix is so hot right now..
If you're anything like us and feel like regular television shows aren't cutting it anymore, then Netflix is for you my friend. There's no ads, no channel changing between shows, no recording needed and no missing crucial details in episodes because you were on the loo or had your head in the fridge. Don't worry, Netflix has got your back. Watch whatever you want, when you want. The only downfall to having a bottomless pit of viewing pleasure? Deciding what the bloody hell to watch...
Riverfront Weeknight Local Eats
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to pick up weeknight meals this winter with the riverfront precinct launching a new dining program, 'Local Eats', every Monday to Thursday from 5pm between June 5 and July 27.
Give yourself a well-earned night off from the kitchen as the precinct's restaurants and cafes open their doors and offer delicious winter dining specials for $20 or less.
How to spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day
Does your mum fall into the ‘hard to buy for’ category? You’re not alone! Typically Mother’s Day is all about flowers and chocolates… but what about spoiling her with something a little more off the beaten track?
Tangalooma Island Resort’s new day cruise packages will give your mum the one thing she really wants… to be surrounded by her loved ones all day long. Best part is, you can tailor your day trip to the types of activities you’re mum would most enjoy to make sure the day really is all about her!
Regardless of whether she wants to relax and unwind, explore and enjoy a fast paced adventure or encounter rare experiences, we’ve got just the activities to make this Mother’s Day one to remember for the whole family.
It's all about you Mum
Our Mums really are the greatest. They've been there to endure every grazed knee, broken heart and job loss with us, we've put them through so much over the years and yet, they continue to love us unconditionally. Through the good times and bad, Mums have stood by our side, ready to laugh and cry with us. Showering the ol' gal with love should be something we do on the reg, but sometimes life gets in the way and we forget to show her our appreciation. Mothers Day only comes around once a year, so when it does we have to make it count. Here are a few ways to make our number #1 fan feel special this year.
Superman ain't got nothin' on Mum
Move over Superman, Mums of the world are here to save the day. Whether it be multi-tasking like an octopus on steroids or giving you answers to things you haven't even asked yet, Mothers always seem to be one step ahead of the game. Knowing more then google is just one talent they possess - they can cook, clean, give great advice and can throw one hell of a birthday party, they'll find absolutely anything and give the warmest hugs on earth but best of all, they love you like no other. We haven't always made it easy on them, but sure enough they've stuck by our side and we think they're pretty damn special for doing so. Here are a few reasons why Mothers are the best.
Festivals - our second favourite F word
Festivals - our second favourite F word (food is first, obvs). Brisbane has festivals coming out of it's birdie ears over the next coming months and we're getting pretty chirpy just thinking about it. Becoming one with nature is something that comes natural to us, so when we heard of recent vegan cafe openings and upcoming eco festivals our wings went flapping mad with excitement. Fly with us this month as we let our tastebuds run wild.
One of Ten Double Passes
Get Out is a 2017 American comedy horror film written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele, in his directorial debut. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Lil Rel Howery, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root and Catherine Keener, and follows a young interracial couple who visit the mysterious estate of the woman's parents.
Want to win a double pass to see this moving movie? Of course you do! Read on....
All hornbags, foxymorons & hunk of spunks
Come in if you’re good looking! All hornbags, foxymorons & hunk of spunks in Brisbane are invited to come together in celebration of Kath & Kim. It's Nice, It's different, It's unusual. Cancel all your dates (even sticky dates) on February 18th because with the 'effluent' crowd at this event you might find your very own purveyor of fine meats.
The Bold & The Beautiful
With more happening than day time television this week, let’s celebrate all that’s bold and beautiful in Brisbane. Action, romance and fancy feasts will seduce you into wanting more, more, more….
Nominated for four Golden Globe Awards
Lion, the Australian film starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and David Wenham, has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards.
Learn the secret for a successful life
It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us and the New Year is here. Just like clockwork, semblances of resolutions are beginning to form in the back of your mind. You know, those ones we’ve all made a millions times like, ‘eat healthier’, ‘save money’, ‘drink less’, and ‘exercise more’.
In the aftermath of an over-indulgent Christmas period, the common knee-jerk response is to craft out those overreaching New Years resolutions with a hopeful determination for the year ahead.
Why not take a different tactic this year? Form your resolutions using a less overwhelming, more inspiring and fun approach...
Spook yourself silly with these local tales of horror
Lately we’ve been throwing back to 2008 and binge watching a whole lot of Supernatural. All those ghosts and ghouls, vampires and werewolves got us thinking about Brisbane’s own spooky past. What nasties are there waiting to be found, what truth is there to rumour and where can we go to get our thrills being terrified to our hearts content?
RICHARD BRANSON KOALA CONSERVANCY HOSTS EVENT
Makepeace Island is throwing open its doors to host a ‘Save the Koala’ fundraising luncheon on 30th September 2016 as part of its critical effort to help save the Noosa region’s koalas from extinction. Friday 30th September is recognised nationally as ‘Save the Koala Day’.