Author: Liz Parkin

Lord of the Rings @ ANU Pop-Up Club

Last night I dreamt I was the author of Lord of the Rings, I was practically Tolkein in my sleep. Then I woke up and remembered ANU is showing FREE screenings of the Lord of The Rings trilogy at their swanky new pop-up pictures. That’s right, it’s time to get your LOTR nerd on – because face it, everyone loves a movie night snuggled up in your favourite Hobbit onesie. The marathon will be kicking off for three weeks every Monday night at 7pm. Prepare yourself for a night filled with laughs, cries and most importantly free popcorn. Don’t miss...

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Like a thief in the night the light rail hits the tracks

Most people feel off the rails in the minutes before midnight, but on Tuesday morning there were several eager members of Canberra’s metro team waiting to witness the light rail’s first trial in the black of the night. Travelling at a snail’s pace of 5kmh, the rail was taken for its first spin around the tracks just before midnight – well, sort of, it was actually towed.  The venture began at the depot in Mitchell (where we hear all the shenanigans occur at this hour) and finished off in Gungahlin. The test was predominantly to trial the tilt of the tram and also give...

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