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Cross-Modal Associations With Wine

You might find this concept a bit odd at first, but there are connections between our senses that we may not be aware of. Some of them are fairly obvious, such as the connection between colours and flavours. For example, give people a yellow-coloured lemon drink and everyone will be able to pick that it’s […]

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Chai Spiced Fudge

Treat yourself to a little slice of heaven this Easter. Turn your Easter feasting around (make it a healthy one!) with this guilt-free chai spiced fudge. It’s so healthy that you will feel fantastic, even after your second, third and forth helping. It’s raw, which means it sets in the fridge, it takes just minutes […]

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I Still Call Qantas My Favourite Airline

We really do hate a tall poppy here in Australia. We’re always very quick to bag anyone or anything that isn’t performing to our high levels of expectation, whether it be a sporting team like the Wallabies, a sportsman like Michael Clark or an under siege national airline like Qantas. When it comes to Qantas, […]

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Dog For Adoption… Heather

Age | 10 years Sex | Female Breed | Maltese x Weight | 5.1kg Heather came from the pound with a large mass of necrotic tissue caught in a hernia. This has been repaired and she is looking for a home with some TLC. Heather is a bit nervous of feet touching her body as […]

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Nomadic, Dispersive, Successful… Plumed Whistling-Ducks

Plumed Whistling-Ducks were formally rare vagrants in the Sydney region, but they have been regularly seen in the Hawkesbury district since 1971, and they have successfully bred there. On February 20 this year, a small flock of 24 birds was reported at Picnic Point Reserve at The Entrance and on the same day there were […]

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April Thumps Up, Thumbs Down

Up – Autumn Racing – The BMW Sydney Carnival runs from March 22 to April 26. You can find out more at www.theraces.com.au. Down – Liars/Thieves/Cheats – These three traits often come hand in hand. If you fit into any of these categories, punch yourself in the face now. Up – Illegal Downloads – A […]

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Video of the Week – A Rising Tide: The India Surf Story

A Rising Tide- The India Surf Story from The Shaka Surf Club on Vimeo. If you thought Bondi got bust, imagine what it’s going to be like in India once the sport takes off! Fortunately, not too many Indians have jumped on the board riding bandwagon just yet so it’s still reasonably uncrowded out in […]

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Zero ‘Likes’ For Council’s Anti Social Permit Policy

Have you ever attended a picnic or barbecue that was organised via social media such as Facebook or Twitter? Have you been the event organiser? If you answered yes, you need to be aware that under Waverley Council’s Event Policy, if you organise a gathering via social media that will attract 50 people or more […]

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Pearl’s 2014 Trends To Laugh At Or Loath

After seven years of dutiful service to The Beast I miss one lousy column and what happens – Rupert Truscott-Hughes eagerly fills my void, claiming falsely that I had injured myself tending to non-existent rose bushes and assigning New Year’s resolutions to a list of B-grade celebrities, including the man who has made cricket unbearable, […]

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Fears For Future Of Randwick Literary Institute

On February 4, 1913, the first stone of what was to become the Randwick Literary Institute was laid on Clovelly Road. Nobody would have been able to guess it at the time, but this Institute has become one of the most adaptable and multi-functional creative spaces to exist within the Eastern Suburbs. In 2002 the […]

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