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April Reviews // Apps

GC2018 App Commonwealth Games spectator and entertainment information? A journey and event planner? Results and schedule for all sporting events? There's an app for that – the GC2018 app! There is going to be a LOT going on come April 4, so make sure you've got a good point of reference for everything Comm Games. From the latest news to updates and venue information, it's all you'll need to enjoy (or surviv ...

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April Reviews // Books

Running: A Love Story Dom Harvey Dom Harvey is a hugely popular NZ radio DJ on a top-rating station. He's known for his funny gags and has been described as a shock jock. This is a book about how that overweight DJ got running, got skinny, kept running, survived a life-threatening tumour and fell in love with running marathons. Dom is just a regular guy who drank too much alcohol and ate too much bad food, ...

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Easter Holiday Movie Reviews

Peter Rabbit (CTC) In cinemas March 22 Peter Rabbit makes the jump from beloved storybook character to the big screen in this irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. Peter's feud with Mr McGregor (Domhnall Gleason) escalates over both the vegetable treasure in McGregor's forbidden garden and their rivalry for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne). James Cord ...

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March Reviews // Movies

Peter Rabbit (CTC) In cinemas March 22 Peter Rabbit makes the jump from beloved storybook character to the big screen in this irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. Peter's feud with Mr McGregor (Domhnall Gleason) escalates over both the vegetable treasure in McGregor's forbidden garden and their rivalry for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne). James Cord ...

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March Reviews // App

Australia has 3.8 million school-aged kids who create 4.8 million car trips per day. When Melbourne mum Maggie Scott did the math, she found that things just didn’t add up. So, she created Parachuute – the super-safe, super-efficient free carpooling app that has parents breathing a sigh of relief and finding more time to put their feet up (or, rather, do the million- and-one other things on their ‘to-do’ li ...

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March Reviews // Books

HomeSpace Darren Palmer Darren's book demonstrates in engaging, information-filled text and stunning photography that we can draw inspiration and practical solutions from the way different families have tailored various interior design elements - storage, lighting, furniture, materials, larger and smaller spaces - to their unique brief. In HomeSpace, we'll find out what makes people happy and fulfilled thro ...

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February Reviews // Apps

Did you know, one in three marriages in Australia ends in divorce, and half of those marriages include children (ABS 2016)? Brisbane tech startup Divvito launched a messaging app last month that aims to reduce frustrations when it comes to co-parenting communication after separation and divorce. Divvito works as a neutral platform between parents and aims to change the way families experience divorce by red ...

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February Reviews // Books

The Art of Happiness By The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler The Art of Happiness is a highly accessible guide for a western audience, combining the Dalai Lama's eastern spiritual tradition with human happiness expert Dr Howard C. Cutler's western perspective. Covering all key areas of human experience, from health, self-esteem, family and relationships to anger, anxiety and jealousy, they apply the principl ...

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Summer School Holiday Movie Releases

The holidays are here and the kids are so excited to see the latest movie releases (and adults alike!). Here’s what you can find at your local cinema these summer school holidays…   Ferdinand (CTC) In cinemas December 14 Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he ra ...

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December/January Reviews // Books

These summer holidays, spend time with books that’ll teach you a thing or two about, well, everything. Trivia buffs will be able to sharpen their skills with these titles perfect for the summer holidays!   STRAYAPEDIA Dominic Knight, $29.99, Allen & Unwin Strayapedia is the certified true dinkum, 100 percent Australian made (albeit foreign-owned) answer to Wikipedia. Except it's run by one person, ...

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