It wasn’t really Donald Trump that scared me during the election campaign in 2016. To be honest, it was the people who thought he was a good person. The people who wanted to willingly walk into the polling booths and vote for him, a homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, racist, sexist, anti-feminist. That people like my own father, had he lived in America, would have voted for him to run a country. That honestly terrified me.Read More
Let’s talk about marriage equality.Read More
Summer Revelry at Tantrum!
What is that? Who is that?
A striking $2 million Multi-Arts Space featuring spectacular waterfront vistas will become a new focal point for arts and culture in Lake Macquarie.
A panel of expert judges today selected University of Newcastle undergraduate student Samantha Bailey’s concept design from a short-list of five for the new Speers Point Park facility.Read More
Some extraordinary people in the world share a secret unlike the rest…they live a parallel life.Read More
Special invitation to the craftsman’s shed, I broke Craig out of working for an insightful chat about what he makes, inspirations, the culture of what he does and a quick hint on how to find his wares.Read More
A cheeky Friday afternoon beverage inside The Lucky Hotel, I felt pretty lucky sitting down with Madelyn and Alexandra for a speedy conversation about their craftwork, an Etsy Shop and possibilities of Markets…. Read now, shop after.Read More
Quick coffee break one Saturday morning, Beth stopped by to chat with me about her style, tattooing as well as inspirations, and a subtle push to support local creatives.Read More
Sitting on Darby Street one morning, Nicole Marie spared a moment for me to explain what Twerking is, how it works and how to get involved. I promise you will want to look her up by the end of this article.Read More
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Newcastle has been reborn. The clouds of concrete dust have cleared, infrastructure torn down and we are free to roam the streets of the CBD. It’s been a tough ride for local businesses who had access cut off by roadworks, but the launch of The Station signifies a refreshed city. Call up your squad and support small businesses by rediscovering the hidden gems of the Newcastle.Read More