Port Stephens is amazing! Here are some top places to visit if you love golden sandy beaches, sunsets over scenic waterways, and wonderful wildlife (in fact, it’s the dolphin-watching capital of Australia!).
This month, let’s talk Grandparents!
Glen Street Theatre is excited to announce a diverse 2017 season at their beautiful 400-seat theatre located in Belrose on Sydney’s north shore. The theatre will present dramas, comedies, music events, satire and children’s theatre from a variety of arts companies and producers from around the country.
When it comes to outdoor space, contrary to what most people think, size really isn’t an issue. There are endless ways to liven up your balcony or courtyard with clever planting and furniture. With a little thought and some good advice you can turn your concrete space into a living oasis.
There is nothing quite like Christmas! Spending quality time with family and friends, singing carols, enjoying the warm glow of twinkling lights.
A good friend of mine and I, being mothers decided to set off just after school holidays, leaving our kids with our muchly appreciated family, for a getaway refresh and catch-up.
Newly wed couple, Elizabeth (ex-Abbotsleigh girl, 2005) and husband, Paul Jenkins are planning to do a mix of travel and volunteer work this year. Married last year in Feb 2015, “We started dating half way through first year uni in 2006.” Both veterinarians they decided this is something they would love to do together, “We are in a unique position where our skills and training can be used to really make a difference to communities”.
We recently celebrated a hens’ weekend with accommodation criteria such as: balcony, kitchen, view with lots of space and natural light. We were thrilled to find out the newly-refurbished, Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific ticked all of our boxes.
Dr Belinda Chapman, Research Microbiologist with 20 years’ experience across the food, health and environment sectors, talks microbes.
Rising consumer awareness about ethical (and unethical) farming practices has seen the demand for ‘free-range’ eggs increase dramatically in Australia and abroad. The label commands a premium price at checkout, so it is important to understand what it means, and which brands are actually compliant. Until recently, there was no clear national standard. However, the CSIRO ‘Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals’ (2002) defines how hens in free-range systems should be kept.