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Every one tells a story: ghost signs of Brisbane

Brisbane is a city built of timber and tin which means hunting for ghost signs (old hand-painted advertising signs) requires patience. Frequently ghost signs were painted with lead paint on the brick walls of buildings. This added to their longevity and explains...

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JUICY. SEX AND SEXUALITY

Aqua. On Swimming

LITTLE PINES. FOR KIDS.

Timetable for the day – parenting hack

‘What are we doing today, Dad? I’m bored, I’m hungry, can I play Xbox now?’ A day at home, a weekend, school holidays or a rainy day means organising kids. Whether it’s one kid or 20, trying to keep them occupied, organised and refrain them continually asking for...

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GREEN SHOOTS. ON GROWTH.

Do you know how pineapples grow?

When I first moved to the Northern Rivers of NSW, the back garden of my country-town rental abode offered a fruit-salad of mulberries, passionfruit, paw-paw, custard apples… and pineapples! I took great delight in showing friends, old and new, the pineapples. “Do...

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The Long Read.

Split

Split lip, split up, split the difference, split it down the middle — that’s what they did. Hugh convinced the judge to give him half the house. I was gutted. Sat in that cold courtroom and imagined our Queenslander with a ‘For Sale’ sign, prospective buyers...

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