Jessica Sanders is the author and founder of Learning to Love Your Body, an empowering guide for girls to support the development of positive body image and resilience. Written through Jess’s voice the book covers important topics such as positive body image, self-care, self-love and resilience.Read more
Dowel Jones is a Melbourne design brand founded by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch in 2013. Their new installation at Lamington Drive, Lucky Dip draws inspiration from $2 and reject shops to create a series of brand new gift shop objects.
Viv Hu sat down with Dale to discuss all things Lucky Dip.Read more
Just as so many other kids were, I was raised on The Beatles. ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand’, ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club’; this was the music of countless car trips, painstakingly curated by Dad. And for as long as I knew about The Beatles, I knew about Yoko Ono. Or to be more specific, the hippie woman that convinced John Lennon to leave the Beatles and join her in bed. I knew her as we all did, in the context of this dominant popular discourse.Read more
It’s not often that one sees a play that is political, queer, badass and features a 70 percent female cast where you think, “you know who needs to see this? The boys I went to high school with.”
Claire Christian’s mainstage playwriting debut talks girls, gender politics, protesting and what we should do when we aren’t happy with the way things are. More importantly it invites people to discuss those issues…Read more
Your daily coffee fix has the power to support the training of disadvantaged youth, fund a non-profit organisation and contribute towards ending homelessness in Australia.
It makes the third cup of coffee in a day feel guiltless with proceeds from brews purchased at The Coffee Cart Changing Lives going directly towards the wages of young people experiencing homelessness.Read more
Amidst the fog of apathy and misinformation, a waste crisis has emerged worldwide. To combat the effects of pollution and waste produced by these habits we must lower demand and production, and that means striving towards less consumption of materials overall. Through small shifts in everyday behaviours, we can collectively make a significant impact. These are a few everyday actions most of us can implement to reduce our footprint.Read more
Sugar Republic is a pop up sweets museum and house of fun, which launched earlier this month in Melbourne. Portia Sarris of Orenda Magazine sweet talked with Allison Jones, the artist and creator behind the delicious experience.Read more