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Affordable Christmas catch ups

The festive season can sometimes cost an arm and a leg. With work functions and family and friend catch ups, it can feel like you’re constantly reaching for your wallet from November until January. But having a social summer doesn’t have to send you broke. Here are some cost-effective options for spending quality time with friends, […]

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Sustainable Life: Home-made pesto

Intense flavour and fresh, green goodness.   There’s so much to love about home-made pesto. It’s easy to make, flavour combinations are as wild as your imagination and a dollop of home-made pesto transforms the mundane into gourmet. Right now is the best time of year to plant herbs. Lots of herbs. Enough herbs so that you […]

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Any body can float

There is great comfort in the habitual activity of everyday life, but every now and then, I like to challenge myself to break away from routine and get out of my comfort zone. That’s why I’ve become a solo globetrotter, taken the road less travelled and recently I signed up to close myself in a dark room and float […]

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Tears, Laughter, Champagne and Bushfires

Canberra bushfire survivors have launched a crowdfunding campaign for new book. A group of nine local women, working with independent publisher Obiter Publishing, have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Pozible for their cookbook come memoir Tears, Laughter, Champagne: A story of friendship forged through fire and food. These nine women forged an unbreakable bond in […]

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Sex Ed for parents comes to The Polish Club

It’s never been more important for teenagers to be properly educated in the world of sex. But with a plethora of information and misinformation on the internet combined with the availability of pornography, being misinformed is easy and talking to your children about these topics in a meaningful way can be tough work. To tackle these […]

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Sustainable life: Best vegetables to grow this summer

Long days of sunshine. Green shoots. Earthworms dancing in the soil. Now is the time to start your summer vegetable garden. Plant now, and by Christmas you’ll have a rich variety of flavour and crunch that is yours to share with loved ones. If you’re new to vegetable gardening, take a moment to get the […]

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World Mental Health Day: Do you see what I see?

It’s always amazed me that we each have our own unique perspective on life. No matter how hard we may try to walk a mile in another person’s shoes, we will never fully see and experience what another person sees – not the exact same shade of colours, not the exact same sunrise, not feel […]

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How to be Wonder Woman without leaving Canberra

Women are trending right now. And when I mean they are “trending” I mean that there is currently an influx of inspiring bad ass women power that has begun to dominate popular culture. Think Wonder Woman, Atomic Blonde, and the upcoming Tomb Raider movie set for release in 2018; leading ladies kicking ass and taking […]

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Sometimes we turn to Podcasts and Netflix to escape from the real world, other times it’s to tune in for a little inspiration. With a focus on women who are challenging the status quo and kicking goals, these picks are sure to leave you feeling motivated to start a disruption of your own… GLOW   […]

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The Mask of Motherhood

There was just one moment, throughout my surprisingly enjoyable pregnancy, that would really give me an indication of what was to come. It wasn’t that episode of Friends where Rachel gives birth to a beautiful baby girl and a few episodes later is back at work, as fabulous as ever. It wasn’t the many Instagram […]

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