Author: Sarah Newbery

Love Liquor? 6 Boutique Cellars in Canberra

What makes an excellent bottleshop? Is it the range they stock, the quality of their product or the ability of the staff to make an excellent recommendation? Because there’s nothing quite like the thrill of discovering a new favourite wine or beer, we’ve rounded up our favourite local independent bottleshops that tick all the above. Happy tasting! Plonk Beer & Wine Store Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets, Fyshwick ACT 2609 27/10 Lathlain St, Belconnen ACT 2617 If you’re looking for the best variety of craft beer in Canberra, look no further. From the obscure to the obvious, Plonk has it...

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Chilly Outside? 9 Best Laksas

Baby its cold outside. Why not warm up with laksa? You might be asking lak-wha??? Laksa is a traditional southeast spicy noodle soup often made with meat, tofu, vegetables and noodles. It can be a challenge to eat laksa on a hot day as you’ll find yourself sweating before you can even see the bottom of your bowl. That’s why laksa is the perfect winter dish. Not only will it warm your hands, but your stomach too! We’ve rounded up the best laksa in the capital. Read on to find your newest winter comfort food. Kita 59 Boolimba Cres,...

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Oodles of Noodles: top 7 ramen spots in Canberra

Need an upgrade from your regular two-minute noodles? Or maybe you’re looking to explore more Asian dishes. In any case, here are the top 7 ramen spots in Canberra. You’d be forgiven for thinking Braddon is a mini Japan town as three of these are on Lonsdale street! 1. White Chaco 10/27 Lonsdale St, Braddon ACT 2612   A new addition to the already thriving Braddon dining scene, White Chaco offers an Asian fusion menu, drawing inspiration from traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Taiwanese dishes. We recommend the Pork Ramen, with a side of their signature soup dumplings.   View...

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RSPCA ACT launches Project Home

In exciting news for pet lovers everywhere, RSPCA ACT have announced their intention to finalise a business case, called Project Home, that will enable the organisation to redevelop and renew the shelter. Located in Weston Creek, most of the RSPCA buildings are over 45 years old and no longer meet the needs of staff and volunteers as the volume and species of animals coming in have grown and the commercial services required to help fund the mission related work have expanded. “To successfully continue our mission – to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection...

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How to unwind after a bad day at work

As the intro song to Friends goes: When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year Whether you are simply super busy or you are not seeing eye to eye with a co-worker, we all have crap days at work. Given we one third of our lives at our job, we need a way to unwind after a particularly stressful or bad day. Here are some suggestions for activities that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to face the next day. 1. WORK IT OUT It might sound a bit obvious but exercise...

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