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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year – Chilling Out in Style

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year – Chilling Out in Style

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Choose from our lists of top posts to read during the summer holidays, while The Culture Concept Circle team are chilling out by taking a break until Epiphany

A Kind Heart, A Good Soul – Two FashionabIe Gifts, Xmas 2014

A Kind Heart, A Good Soul – Two FashionabIe Gifts, Xmas 2014

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Why here we are again, it’s hard to believe this is the last Fashion Elixir for 2014. Usually I will wax lyrical about all the fabulous trinkets I covet and what may be waiting under my Christmas tree. After the events that unfolded in Sydney, Australia on Monday the 15th…

Xmas Presents to Pine for – A Friend, Arts Culture & Society

Xmas Presents to Pine for – A Friend, Arts Culture & Society

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Spruce up for Xmas give Xmas Presents to Pine for including GIFT memberships to groups in Australia acting as custodians of arts, nature, society and culture

The Block Triple Threat – Royal Favourites take on New Faces

The Block Triple Threat – Royal Favourites take on New Faces

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The Block Triple Threat in Darling Street South Yarra, a darling place to live, has four teams competing as they renovate old apartments into stylish residences

The Art of Trends – Jo Bayley Muses, The Next Best Thing?

The Art of Trends – Jo Bayley Muses, The Next Best Thing?

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It’s interesting to see the effect art, film and music has on fashion. Redheads look divine in yellow, just like Christina Hendricks from Mad Men, which as a rule they probably shouldn’t. However rules are made to be broken. Why does a trend seemingly pop up out of nowhere? How…

An Inner Balance – Man and Nature

An Inner Balance – Man and Nature

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For the ancient Greek civilisation the natural landscape was considered sacred, literally the ‘landscape of the gods’ It was not just a parcel of land surrounding a man made construction, but a holy place one embodying and reflecting the character of the God. Within each part of the landscape the…

Literacy and Cultural Development

Literacy and Cultural Development

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declares that literacy is a human right, a tool of personal empowerment and a means for cultural development.  It has drafted the following definition: “Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials…