Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Rate cut welcome

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN YOU could say that Christmas has come early for Annelise Williams. Since the dental assistant, 23, of Menai, bought her first property in November, there have been two interest rate… Continue reading

See Australia’s greatest portraits

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   PORTRAITS by some of Australia’s most historic painters will grace the walls of Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre this summer.Works by Tom Roberts, Max Meldrum, Sidney Nolan and… Continue reading

Pop is not a rude word for I Am Apollo

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN IT HAS been a huge year for I Am Apollo. The five-piece band, who formed in 2008, released their debut record Rave On, two music videos and had a string… Continue reading

Food won’t cramp exercise

IT’S the age-old warning we never seem to know the answer to: can we exercise after eating?Some may avoid a pre-workout meal in fear of cramps or nausea. Others might think they can… Continue reading

Leave behind work but stay on top of workout

HOLIDAYS are a great way to leave the stress of work behind but it shouldn’t be a reason to leave your workout too.Whether you’re planning an international escape, beachside getaway or just a… Continue reading

Deconstructing Thomas Friedman

NEW YORK, Dec 6, 2011 (IPS) – A new book on the influential New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman sets out to debunk his hawkish, neoliberal views, accusing him of overt racism, factual… Continue reading