The Tan Track (Melbourne)

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Gotta love The Tan – by Pauline!

Ask anyone from Melbourne to name their top locales for walking or running and they will invariably speak very fondly of “The Tan”. The Tan is a true icon of Melbourne and definitely worth a visit. Bordering the southern bank of the Yarra River, the very well maintained track loops around the city’s leafy Royal Botanic Gardens. The track also passes a number of city icons, including the Shrine of Remembrance war memorial.

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The School (Melbourne)

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Getting Wired

by Jayde!

Design fiends will be familiar with the work of in-demand stylist Megan Morton, who has graced the pages of pretty much every trendy home mag for the 20 to 30-something set. Morton set up ‘The School‘ in Sydney a couple of years ago, curating a schedule of classes hosted by some of Australia’s top artists, later branching out to Melbourne. Nesters can choose from a variety of on-trend craft tutorials, be it shibori fabrics with Joanna Fowles, a spot of watercolour 101 or perfecting your gold foil technique.  [Read more…]

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All Tied Up In Richmond (Melbourne)

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Top knot fun

by Jayde!

Macrame, once the design staple of every fashionable 70s abode, is back with a vengeance. Gone are the daggy owl wall hangings and stringy poo-brown wool pot-holders of yesteryear – macrame’s had a chic update, with slick nylon threads, neon colours and shibori-esque textiles bringing the craft into the new millennium. [Read more…]

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The Little Cinema That Could (Melbourne)

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CinemaPalace Westgarth Cinema – by Rosie!

Oh I can hear you now; “why would I want to pay $19 to see a movie PLUS buy popcorn and drinks when I can download a movie and watch it in the comfort of my own home?” Well sure you could do that, but then you’d be a) a criminal, as downloading is an offense and b) boring! Of course you can watch movies at home, but where’s the fun in that?  [Read more…]

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