Sydney

Emirates British Film Fesitval 2014 – Palace Cinemas

Emirates British Film Fesitval 2014 – Palace Cinemas

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Announcing the name of the closing film for the Emirates British Film Festival 2014, to be held 5th to 26th November, 2014 at the Palace Cinemas, is a great way to go. The Imitation Game stars the super sleuth and rock star actor, Benedict Cumberbatch with British darling Keira Knightly,…

Favourite Boutique Style Museums – Sydney, Paris and London

Favourite Boutique Style Museums – Sydney, Paris and London

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My favourite trio of boutique museums, the Nicholson Museum Sydney, Musée du Moyen Age Paris & John Soane Museum, London, offer a unique experience for visitors

Helpmann Awards – Night of Nights for Hobart Baroque & More

Helpmann Awards – Night of Nights for Hobart Baroque & More

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Great news for Hobart Baroque, Opera Australia and those nominated for the 2014 Helpmann Awards to be presented on August 18th, 2014 at Capitol Theatre, Sydney

Marion Hume – In Style @ Mossgreen Gallery and The Ivy Room

Marion Hume – In Style @ Mossgreen Gallery and The Ivy Room

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The InForum Group, run by two key lifestyle Sydney based professional industry figures Jenny Garber and Fiona Coogan, will present special guest speaker fashion and travel journalist Marion Hume as the business community gets back into gear to start the 2012 year.

Sydney – Simply Moving from Inside to Outside the Square

Sydney – Simply Moving from Inside to Outside the Square

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Sydney in Spring: fashion, flowers and fauna; art, antiques, design and style Remember how theoretically technology was supposed to make our lives easier? In practice it tends to make our lives more complicated. This paradox has led many to embrace simplicity. Arriving at Sydney airport recently as I traversed the…

Survival in the Colony

Survival in the Colony

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Naturalist and botanist Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) advised Australia’s first Governor Phillip about what plants to take to New South Wales to sustain pioneering troops and convicts. He advised they could be obtained en route. Taking corn and wheat seed from England at the Cape of Good Hope Phillip gathered…

Sunny Sydney, turning 40, sharing a little wine and sweet words

Sunny Sydney, turning 40, sharing a little wine and sweet words

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Sydney is amazing really. It never fails to engender me with a new sense of hope. It’s something in the air here. The people are confident, sure of their own worth and surging ahead, embracing change, which as in any progressive society is constant. They don’t look back as much as they look forward, trying to build on tradition while imagining and inventing the new.