Author: Lucy Harrington

Colorfest set to hit Canberra with a bang!

Be loud. Be bright. Be colourful. Colorfest is coming in hot! Set to inject some colour and vibrancy in the capital this Sunday 24 September at Thoroughbred Park from 11am to 4pm. The event is an exciting, family-friendly festival, filled with live music, great food, kids’ rides, and of course, COLOUR. And the best news is that there is no running involved! Just bring your beautiful self to get down to the latest electronic dance, RnB, pop and house music. As you get your boogie on with friends and family, colour is thrown through the crowd, by the crowd....

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Escape Rooms Canberra reveals The Vault

You are hustled into a dark room, lit only through the cracks of the boarded up door swinging closed behind you. You let your eyes adjust and begin to look for clues. Does the graffiti on the wall hide the answer to your escape? Do the buttons trigger any revelations? Does the voice over clarify your mission? The answer is yes…eventually. Welcome to Escape Rooms Canberra’s newest room, The Vault. The Vault opens for business this Friday 1 September, on Escape Room Canberra’s one-year anniversary. Since its grand opening last year, directors Michael Wilkinson and Mitch Young, have had...

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Where to watch McGregor v Mayweather

Undefeated boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, takes on UFC legend, Conor McGregor, in the highly anticipated boxing match set to air this Sunday 27 August at 11am. The fight will take place at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena and screened across the nation – it’s said to be the highest grossing and most talked-about fight of all time! In true Canberra fashion, countless venues are opening up their doors to the enthusiastic crowds who will be watching the big clash. Local events include food, drink and entry deals, sure to please even the pickiest of punters. Here are some of our...

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Food for thought

Love food? Me too. Sometimes so much that I just don’t stop eating, even when it doesn’t taste that good anymore. “I may as well finish this block of chocolate. I’ve come this far. I’m not going to give up now. I’m no quitter.” Lo and behold, there is science behind why it’s so hard to stop eating. Australian researchers have found that Western-style diets, high in saturated fats and added sugar, can disrupt aspects of cognition. This disrupted cognition impairs food intake control, causing overeating. Their theory is that we are eating plenty of food, as in enough...

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Why everyone needs to watch Planet Earth II

David Attenborough; the man, the myth, the legend! Continuing his outstanding career as a naturalist and our favourite narrator from every nature documentary ever, Planet Earth II has graced screens all over the world and it is everything I hoped it would be, and more. The original trailer, released in October of 2016, racked up almost ten million views on YouTube alone. As people watched the world’s most famous iguana hatchling escape an enormous pit of racer snakes in a dramatic, high-stakes chase across a barren island, the publicity for Planet Earth II shot through the roof and its release was eagerly...

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