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Prince Andrew ‘lobbied hard’ to stop Charles becoming king, claims royal insider

Soon after Prince Philip died, Camilla was chosen as one of the four women – along with Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Anne and Sophie, Countess of Wessex – who would try to help the newly widowed Queen feel less alone. They were called by some the “gang of four”.  Bringing Camilla on board – … Read more

Jokes Seth Can't Tell: Lesbian Medical Students, The Little Mermaid – Late Night with Seth Meyers

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Medical Students, The Little Mermaid  Late Night with Seth Meyers

Vertical Neighbourhood Watch | CBD News

Neighbourhood Watch is about neighbours looking out for neighbours, but can this work in our vertical villages? There’s long been debate over what to call our inner-city locales of the CBD, Docklands and Southbank. Are we districts, precincts or can we claim the title of “neighbourhoods”? Of late, there has been a definite trend towards … Read more

Rental providers beware! | CBD News

In March 2021, the Victorian Government passed the most significant changes to rental laws in living history.   According to Consumers Affairs Victoria, the “changes were introduced to expand the rights and responsibilities of renters and rental providers (landlords) and will make renting in Victoria fairer and safer”. The legislation ensures rental providers meet the minimum … Read more

Woman charged after two people allegedly stabbed in the CBD

Brendan Rees | 21st September, 2022 A 28-year-old woman has been charged with a string of offences after two alleged stabbings occurred in the CBD on September 8. Victoria Police said emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing during an attempted armed robbery at the intersection of Flinders and Downie streets about 5pm. Shortly … Read more

Books for Interior Designers: Frances Merrill’s 12 Must-Reads

For Frances Merrill of L.A.-based Reath Design, literature has helped develop a highly personal, eclectic style—and perhaps unsurprisingly, she believes inspiration can be found beyond typical books for interior designers (read: the coffee table editions that are de rigueur in studios and studies everywhere). Here, the AD100 designer shares a curated selection of books for … Read more

Lethbridge’s Word on the Street Festival returns to celebrate literacy, books – Lethbridge

The Word on the Street Festival celebrated reading for all on Saturday as people, dogs and Lethbridge celebrity Boots the goat welcomed back the annual in-person event. Boot’s owners Susan Eymann and Jeff Macdonald said it’s great to see people back out in the community harnessing the power of books. “I think it’s important, and … Read more

30 Years Later, Singles Is Better as a Snapshot of 1990s Grunge than as a Movie

Originally, Nirvana was supposed to contribute a song to the Singles soundtrack, just like their then-contemporaries Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, and Smashing Pumpkins. However, Nevermind exploded, and by then the rights to any of Nirvana’s music had become prohibitively expensive. Maybe it’s just as well: the band confessed in an MTV interview that they didn’t really … Read more

Exclusive Cover Reveal + Q&A: The Secret Lives of Country Gentlemen

If you’re a fan of historical romance and you’ve never heard the name KJ Charles before, allow us to correct what is sure to have been a massive oversight (we’ll let you thank us later). The former editor and now full-time author is behind some of the most well-loved books in the histrom genre, many … Read more

We talk to Nigerian architecture icon Demas Nwoko

Architecture, painting, sculpture and design – Demas Nwoko has been celebrated in every area of his creative endeavours. He is a pioneer of Nigeria’s modern art movement, and his architecture is innovative while drawing on traditional African construction, belying his lack of formal architecture training (he prefers the title ‘artist-designer’). He is particularly known for … Read more