Tag: entertainment

Holidaying at Home

9 Fun Things You Will Love To Do Holidaying at Home

Holidaying at Home Written by Cerise Canon If there is something that we have all had to endure it is the disappointment of cancelled holiday plans. Rather than letting this be overwhelming for you and your family there is a way to enjoy holidaying at home After gathering snow gear, packing our bags and getting ready to head off to…

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The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem

The Godfather of Harlem Written by Ana Jones This issue we are looking at another television series to help keep you entertained at home given stay-at-home orders for many of us, plus the lack of new 2021 movies. It is the limited series (only 10 episodes per season), Godfather of Harlem, starring Forest Whitaker as the 1960s gangster, Ellsworth ‘Bumpy’…

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Is my iPhone as Safe as They Say?

Is my iPhone as Safe as They Say?

Photo by Designed by Freepik Written by Kareem Tawansi For months now I’ve been seeing huge billboards with the words Apple, Security and Privacy on them. Apple have clearly identified another USP (“Unique Selling Point”) around keeping us safe. As a person who has a mix of Apple and non-Apple products (I have both an iPhone and a Samsung Galaxy…

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Bringing harmony to your life

Bringing harmony to your life

And why it is important Written by Tanya Abbey “One must marry one’s feelings to one’s beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one’s life.” A quote written by one of my favourite authors – Napoleon Hill – who is best known for “Think and Grow Rich.” In this book, he…

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City Slicking

11 Unique Ways To Become A Tourist In Your Own Town

How To Become A Tourist In Your Own Town Written by Cerise Canon As a child, visiting the city was such an exciting experience. Exploring all that my bustling hometown of Melbourne had to offer brought joy and rich memories that have stayed with me. Today, heading to the city with my little family brings back a flood of memories.…

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The Karate Kid Story Continues

The Karate Kid Story Continues

On the Small Screen with Cobra Kai Written by Ana Jones They say you should never go back. But that is certainly not the case with the TV series Cobra Kai. Revisiting The Karate Kid movies from the 1980s – and the story of Danny LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and high school/karate rival Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) will only bring you…

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Which Messaging Platform

Which Messaging Platform do I use?

Written by Kareem Tawansi So, we’re now in the roaring twenties, with technology in every aspect of our life; some helps us and some hinders us. And I can’t think of an area where this causes more confusion and uncertainty than, which damn messaging platform do I use? From SMS to Messaging “In the olden days”, we used to just…

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Australian Made in June

Australian Made in June

Written by Ana Jones Meet June Wilton (Noni Hazlehurst from Ladies in Black, The Sullivans, Playschool) – mother, grandmother, successful businesswoman, wife, family matriarch and nursing home resident following a series of strokes five years early that left her with rapid dementia. Make no mistake, June Again tackles some discomforting themes such as dementia, ageing and when to put your loved…

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Wonder Woman Returns

Wonder Woman Returns

Written by Ana Jones As far as sequels go, Wonder Woman 1984 or WW84 is entertaining and enjoyable to watch, but don’t expect too much – it is a movie based on comic book characters after all! You don’t need to have seen other DC Universe films to understand what is going on though. The film begins with young Diana…

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Overcoming Loneliness

Overcoming Loneliness

How Volunteering May Help Written by Dr Melissa Keogh, Clinical Psychologist, B.A. (Hons), D.Psych (Clinical) The Australian Loneliness Report conducted in 2018 revealed that 1 in 4 Australians experience problematic levels of loneliness. Which begs the question – what exactly is loneliness? Loneliness Loneliness can be defined as a subjective feeling of social isolation and distress whereby one’s personal need…

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Shoes Snow Storytelling

Shoes, Snow, Storytelling and the Spirit of Christmas

Written by Ana Jones A new take on the classic Dr. Seuss story of grinch. A Shoe Addict’s Christmas follows Noelle (Candice Cameron Brue), a happy-ish department store HR employee who loves Christmas (and shoes!) but lost the Christmas spirit when is dumped by her boyfriend the eve of Christmas three years prior. As Christmas approaches, she is asked to…

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Change is inevitable

Change is inevitable. Change is constant

Written by Stephen Molloy Leadership is the accomplishment of a goal through the direction of people involved. In this ever so changing world that we live, the importance to create value for others is stronger than ever. Some may assume that leadership qualities are only found in military or management roles within the workplace, however leaders are found in your…

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Dolittle

Dolittle

Written by Ana Jones (Dolittle) Robert Downey Jr is as charismatic as ever and he has turned a tired classic into a modern day must see for children (and watchable for adults)! For those not too familiar with the original 1920’s Hugh Lofting books, Doctor Dolittle follows a medical doctor who can talk to animals and starts up a vet…

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Navigating the labyrinth

Navigating the labyrinth

Of social media platforms for Business Written by Aida Rejzovic, Sassy Organics The key to social media success is to avoid getting lost in the labyrinth of the many different media platforms. Keep it simple, and focus on how you can use one or two platforms most effectively to increase the visibility of your personal business or brand. Before you…

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Science Communicators

Science Communicators and You

Written by Grace Conyers People use social media to connect with loved ones, people they admire, and search for and share ideas. Unfortunately for science communicators, social media is full of fast paced entertainment. If it’s not entertaining, most people won’t pay attention to it, let alone engage with the posts. If they aren’t engaged, it’s almost guaranteed they won’t…

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Ditch the Social Media

How to Ditch Social Media

For improved relationships with your family Written by Carolyn King from Empowered Happiness We all know our time is precious, and even more precious is the time we spend with our family and those closest to us.  Relaxing with family is a great way to not only recharge our own batteries but also encourage stronger connections with those we love.…

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Kale & Pecorino Frittata

Kale & Pecorino Frittata

What’s for Dinner Tonight? Kale & Pecorino Frittata Frittata is the perfect meal or snack for the whole family and this Kale & Pecorino Frittata recipe is the perfect example of such a dish. So lets look into this Kale & Pecorino Frittata and break down the ingredients a little, well we all know kale though what is pecorino? Pecorino…

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Technology is here to stay

Technology is here to stay

and it is getting bigger Written by Rachel Allan, marketer, coach, author and mum. Technology has changed the way we manage our life. Most us have a smart phone in our pocket. Our smart phone is full of apps that manage so many different aspects of your life.  Technology is making our lives easier. It is also moving so fast…

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Become A Parents Who Knows

Become A Parents Who Knows What Is Out There

By Vicki Radford Parents usually understand the idea of bullying in the playground, where one child repeatedly mentally intimidates or physically harasses another child, but cyberbullying can be a different story. If you were born before the 1990’s, you’ve probably never experienced cyberbullying at school because nothing was online then. Cyberbullying is different from bullying because the bully doesn’t need…

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Power of Play

Using the Power of Play

To Boost Self-Esteem Written by Clint Bauer According to Albert Einstein “Play is the highest form of research” and he isn’t wrong, but I also believe that play is an extremely useful tool when it comes to boosting children’s self-confidence and self-esteem, which will better equip them to handle challenging situations in the future such as peer pressure and bullying.…

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Stay Secure

How Families can Stay Secure

Internet Safety Written by Annette Rose The online world continues to evolve, especially with the invention of high powered smart devices. There is a lot that the internet has to offer. Life has become smoother, faster, and better all thanks to the virtual space and the solutions that it provides for individuals and families alike. However, the internet also comes…

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The Art To Playing

The Art To Playing And Working Online Safely

Written by Jessa Lewis In this day and age of the internet, social media and smart phones, it can be a tricky line to balance being present in online businesses and, in a position to communicate online with others whilst also considering cyber safety. It’s also too simplistic to just say – don’t go online, show up less online or…

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