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A Musical Must-see: Come From Away is Here

Jodie Wolf The Musical extravaganza Come From Away returns this week to Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. The Tony® and Olivier award-winning piece is sure to impress with an outstanding cast and an achingly beautiful score. Sydney Observer was lucky enough to chat with two cast members from the show, Katrina Retallick, aged 49, playing the roles of Diane and Others and Doug Hansel, 39, jumping into the characters of Kevin T & Others. THE LOWDOWN Lockdown has been especially cruel for the arts. Are you able to tell us how you did/ didn’t struggle? How did you stay motivated? KATRINA: I...

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Women Making Money Moves

Sara Zarriello Money can seem like a big black abyss sometimes. This abyss can be even more daunting when there are a number of barriers to gaining financial literacy for women. Often financial institutions spout grey walls and sterile uninviting environments. They come with jargon and measures that are steeped in patriarchal standards of wealth. This is changing. People working in finance industries are taking action to encourage women to take control of their money in ways that benefit them.  We know that women live on average four years longer than men. This is a big incentive to promote...

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Recipe: Pork and Prawn Wontons

Sydney Observer Contributor Ingredients: 200 grams of lean pork mince100 grams of raw prawn meat20 grams of grated fresh ginger¼ bunch spring onion¼ bunch of coriander2 tsp. of sesame oil2 tsp. of fish sauceLarge pinch of black pepperLarge pinch of salt1 packet wonton wrappers – readily available from local Asian grocery Dipping Sauce Light soy sauceChopped spring onionsRed Chilli Method: Chop and finely dice the prawn meat and then mix it in with the pork mince in a large bowl.Wash the coriander and spring onions in cold water and then dry between kitchen paper.Finely slice the white part of...

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Taking Skin Health Seriously

By Sara Zarriello Skin is the largest organ to make up our body. We treat it like it’s the jar that holds the cookies inside. Skin conditions are more prevalent than you may think. Awareness about acne and eczema is high, especially as many people experience these types of diseases at some point in their lives. Thursday 14th October this year, marks World Skin Health Day run by the Australasian College of Dermatologists. It aims to spread awareness and encourage those Australians living with chronic skin conditions to get educated and take action by speaking to a professional skin...

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Spring Fling Colour Combos

Madeleine Taplin  Spring is officially here, so it’s time to start giving your house a fresh new look! What better way to create a different vibe than to dabble in some new colour choices? The colour palette is one of the most important design decisions you will need to make when decorating a home. Whether it’s paint, fabrics, or finishes, colour has a massive effect on how your home looks and feels. Luckily for you, we have all the pointers you need to get you started on creating a fun, spring colour palette for your home, as well as...

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