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Hightailing It Down to Hoddles Creek Estate

The D’Anna family set up Hoddles Creek in the Yarra Valley in 1997. They have developed a reputation for producing great quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, along with some other interesting drops, including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Merlot and Cabernet. The wines are essentially split into three ‘levels’: the 1er (Premier) range, the Estate range […]

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Relaxing in Rarotonga

Just a six-hour flight from Sydney and you could be landing in Rarotonga, the capital of the Cook Islands. Only 32 kilometres in circumference, this beautiful island is rimmed with palm-fringed white sandy beaches surrounded by a cobalt coloured lagoon. Entering the airport, the obligatory guitar player and accompanying chorus of singers greets you, along […]

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The Unreliable Guide To… Keeping Pets


According to the Australian Veterinary Association, more than 63% of Aussie households have a pet, 39% a dog and 29% a cat, which, if you do the maths, means some happy homes have both. This might explain why the pet care industry in Australia is worth around $8 billion a year. Are you ready to […]

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Dog for Adoption – Ashton

Ashton AGE 2 years SEX Male BREED Silky x WEIGHT 4.9kg Ashton is an active, happy dog. He gets very excited when he is out on a walk and barks at other dogs. Once he has released some of that energy he calms down quite quickly. He really enjoys pats and cuddles from visitors. He […]

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Golf is a Four-Letter Word

This month the British Open will be in full swing. If you’re feeling inspired, it might be time to clean your balls, head down to the driving range and relieve some built up stress with a few violent swings, aiming at the guy driving around in the golf cart at the end of the range. […]

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Photo: Tamika Woods

Raw Banoffee Slice

The perfect combination of crunchy biscuit base, creamy frozen banana and sticky, sweet caramel, this raw banoffee slice is the ideal healthy alternative to the original decadent pie. Ingredients (Serves 6-8) Biscuit Base 1 cup buckinis (raw, activated buckwheat) 1 cup oats 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 7 medjool dates, pitted 3 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp […]

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Video of the Week – Vorticity

Vorticity (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo. Everyone in the Eastern Suburbs loves a good storm front. Every time one pushes along the coast, social media lights up with photos and videos of the meteorological phenomenon. Mike Olbinski likes chasing storms, and doing so has allowed him to produce the amazing video above. Read what […]

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Buckler’s Cafe: Ben Would’ve Been Proud

Could the view be any better? That was my first thought as I sat down inside the very new Buckler’s Café, perched above Bondi Beach on Ramsgate Avenue near the North Bondi RSL, a position that provides a view that makes the coffee, juices and fresh food taste even better. To clarify: this is not […]

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Thumbs – July 2016

Up Red Bull Cape Fear – This Mark Mathews organised surfing contest was probably the most entertaining sporting spectacle we have ever season. Out of Office Notifications – The most courteous way of saying, “We probably won’t be replying to your email any time soon. Sorry (not sorry).” Bastille Day – July 14 is the […]

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Letters July 2016

Why are the Cover Stars Hot? I was wondering who makes the choice on the interviews and cover of your magazine? I would like an ugly person on the cover who doesn’t own a company. I would also like to read the ‘favourite quote’ and ‘words of wisdom’ of somebody who has some life experience […]

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