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Almost everyone tells a least one lie a day. This is because lying has a huge range of purposes: flattery, self-defence, kindness, malevolence, boredom, survival, self-aggrandisement, and so on. The list of why we lie is endless and we start young. A child first lies between two and five years of age, and linguistically adept […]

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We all know cycling is good for us. And we know bicycles are better for the planet and our climate. And there’s also the case for fewer traffic jams and congestion-free streets – “Just look at the Netherlands”, as my friend so enthusiastically pointed out recently after a trip to tulip-land. But killer hills in […]

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Dog for Adoption – Wesley

WESLEY AGE 9 years SEX Male BREED King Charles Cavalier WEIGHT 9.6kg Wesley is a super affectionate boy who is great with other dogs. He has a gentle nature and would do best in a quieter household. He came from the pound very thin and neglected, but is gaining weight and looking a lot better. […]

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Understanding Pop Icon Tina Arena

Tina Arena really needs no introduction, so I’m not going to bother with one. We could up with the Aussie pop icon during the month… My first memory of music is… Italian tunes coming from our kitchen as my mother cooked. Growing up my parents listened to… all kinds of music. Lots of old Italian […]

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September Thumbs

Up Key Safes – Being able to safely hide your keys is a basic human right. Whoever came up with this genius idea should be knighted immediately. Waverley Bowlo – Bowling clubs are one of the pillars of Australian life, but greedy developers are hell bent on destroying them all to build more units. Victor […]

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You might think that saving lives daily as part of your job would qualify you for a bit of a break in your time off. Maybe crack open a cold one, slob around a bit, watch The Bachelor. However, this kind of logic seems not to apply in the minds of Bondi’s lifeguards. It’s almost […]

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Dog for Adoption – Ace

ACE AGE 9 months SEX Male BREED Foxy x WEIGHT 6.9kg Ace is a sweet, active boy who is social with other dogs. He is very keen on his walks and enjoys a run too. He is incredibly smart and only too willing to please. Don’t be surprised if he brings you your slippers in […]

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The Greatest of the Great – A Barrier Reef Adventure

The Great Australian Bight, the Great Sandy Desert and the Great White Shark are all, well, great. But when you’re talking all things great, there’s one Aussie attraction that stands alone at the top of the dais, and that’s the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of […]

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Dog For Adoption – Snow

Snow AGE 12 years SEX Male BREED Siberian Husky WEIGHT 26.5kg Snow is a beautiful, mature gentleman. He walks calmly on lead, ignores other dogs, and is happy to just stroll. He loves to be bathed, brushed, and cuddled! He has a thick coat that needs regular diligent brushing, which he id more than happy […]

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Dog for Adoption – Rachel

Rachel AGE 6 years SEX Female BREED Chihuahua X Jack Russell WEIGHT 5.2kg Rachel is a slightly timid, but very sweet girl. She is social with other dogs and would do best in a calm environment with a family that has patience to let her slowly crawl out of her shell. It could take a […]

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