Fashion forecast
Jane Rocca

When Katy Perry visited Sydney earlier this year, she took on the role of weather girl on Channel Seven’s Sunrise, presenting the national forecast dressed in what was, for the usually outrageously clad pop star, a rather subdued floral two-piece. While it was intended to be a little tongue-in-cheek, her ensemble reflected how we have traditionally tended to view our weather presenters – as a little...

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Even these dark days...
Virginia Trioli

Just a handful of hot north wind-filled days away from the Victorian state election and voter trust seems to have scattered like pollen from the plane trees.

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Handmade in Melbourne...
Sarah Marinos

Local artisans are making a splash online.

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Beyond the limits
Sarah Harris

A television program that has won accolades for pushing the boundaries faces an uncertain future.

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Kitchen Confidential...
Michelle Ostrow Zukerman

Karen Martini shares her kitchen secrets.

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Grain Store
Leanne Tolra

We give pan-seared scallops a similar grading. They are cooked faultlessly and rest on a smooth smoked-eggplant purée, dressed with a scattering of crisp-fried leeks and mixed salad leaves. A butternut boudin noir sandwich – slices of golden roasted pumpkin encasing a velvety layer of black pudding – brings the elements together. Acid is added via ricotta lemon curd, but it’s almost missed as we share...

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Cold comfort
Peter Wilmoth

Snowboarder Belle Brockhoff took on Vladimir Putin so a few internet trolls are not likely to bother her.

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