Category: Lifestyle

Explore the Chatswood Mall Market this Month

Eliza Cusack The Chatswood Mall market has recently expanded from Thursdays and Fridays to include Saturday’s too. Operating from 9am-9pm, the lively and bustling market is held on Victoria Street outside of the entrance to Westfield. The market hosts a wide variety of different store holders, from jewellery, to fresh produce and tasty treats from all around the world. In addition to the amazing food stalls, there are also regular musical performances and entertainers, making it a great family outing for the upcoming summer. Our favourites stalls of the moment Tall Grass Cane Juice If you are looking to...

Read More

Jojoba: The Magic Skincare Ingredient

WHAT EXACTLY IS JOJOBA? Pronounced ‘ho-ho-ba’, Jojoba oil is extracted from the fruit of the Jojoba tree, Simmondsia Chinensis, a hearty evergreen. Jojoba oil contains many essential fatty acids, powerful antioxidants and vitamins. It’s naturally rich in Vitamins A, D and E, and works to regenerate skin cells. It also contains fatty acids Omega 6 and 9 which are antiviral and work to repair damaged skin cells – something we are all in need of to ensure our skin looks reenergised. Interestingly, Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax which is why it is lighter and less greasy than other...

Read More

Create your own Outdoor Cinema

Isabella Ross With daylight savings officially here, along with the breezy, warm nights of summer, now is the perfect time to start designing your very own outdoor cinema. A great idea for families trying to save some money but still impress the kids, or for a romantic treat for your significant other, an outdoor cinema will delight all. With simple steps and a relatively affordable budget, this project is definitely worth the consideration, time and money. The Snack Bar: There is no doubt that a cinematic experience without the snacks is just not up to scratch. Whether it is...

Read More

The Best Picnic Spots in Sydney

Eliza Cusack With hot summer nights quickly approaching, a picnic with friends and a view is the perfect way to unwind. Sydney boasts some of the most beautiful picnic spot locations for your next weekend catch-up. Wendy’s Secret Garden You will find the perfect romantic picnic spot at Wendy’s Secret Garden in Lavender Bay. The story behind the gardens is beautiful and goes back to when Wendy and her renowned artist husband Brett Whitely lived in Lavender bay from 1970-1990. After her husband’s death in 1992, Wendy was grief stricken and began to clean up the mess of rubbish...

Read More

The Pandemic-friendly Spin Class

Eliza Cusack A new Sydney-based online fitness platform Revelwell was created as a direct response to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. With the restrictions on the number of people going to the gym during the pandemic, Revelwell was created as an online spin class that can be taken in the comfort of your own home. Lead instructor Eve Smith is a certified spin instructor and also creates the amazing playlists that accompany the classes. Eve was formally an international DJ who played for famous names such as Cateir and Vogue and was previously the music director for Hong Kong fashion...

Read More

 Be sure to check out Sydney Observer on Instagram: