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The Keep It Local Weekend List

This week we attended a design-thinking talk at the State Library of Queensland where the panel and the audience put forward questions and discussed the idea of how might we design a more ethical and sustainable economic system. While the topic is a large one to conquer and can by no means be solved in one creative session, there are things we can all do in our personal lives to contribute to a positive and localised economy. Here’s a little list to inspire new habits in your weekend routine. more

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The Beckoning Beach Weekend List
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The Beckoning Beach Weekend List

The glistening water beckons. The smell of salt fills the air and freshens a cloudy mind. You can already feel the miniscule grains of sand that promise to playfully attach to every surface of skin they can find. Drop all responsibility and commitment to chores this weekend – the beach is calling. more

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The Slow Sunday Weekend List

Weekends can flash by so quickly that we can sometimes wonder if the day happened at all. This Sunday, we’re planning a slow-moving day filled with chats with farmers, kneading dough, turning pages and making new friends. more

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The Quiet Nourishment Weekend List
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The Quiet Nourishment Weekend List

Finding the strength to shut off from the digital world and the never-ending list of to-dos can seem like an impossible task come the weekend. But we’ve found that if you save a weekend just for you, making no plans whatsoever, with no deadlines or meetings looming (even the fun kind), it’s possible to turn your attention inwards and deliver your mind and body a little quiet nourishment. Here's a few tips for achieving just that ... more

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The Soda Fountain Weekend List

While these days, a soda fountain may more closely resemble the soft drink dispenser found at greasy food joints, from the early-to-mid 20th century, a soda fountain was a single-spouted hand pump set atop the bar at pharmacies and ice-cream parlours. more

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The Labour Day Long Weekend List

An extra-long weekend means ample time for escaping, relaxing and sleeping in. While we’re planning to roadtrip up the coast to satisfy our warm-weather yearning for sandy beaches and Massimo’s ice-cream, we’ve plotted out a few other restful and restorative events to consider this weekend. more

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The Reggae Beats Weekend List
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The Reggae Beats Weekend List

In the spring of 1979, French musician Serge Gainsbourg released his 13th album Aux Armes et cætera, which was recorded in Kingston, Jamaica. Gathering together some of the island’s best reggae musicians including Rita Marley, Serge infused his usual French pop with the local sound. Kick back to Aux Armes et cætera spinning on the record player, or witness some reggae beats of a more energetic tempo down at South Bank this weekend. more

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The Icelandic Underdog Weekend List

Those parading an Iceland-shaped heart on their sleeve after getting hooked on the tunes of folk troop Of Monsters and Men may be interested to know this isn’t the first time the Nordic country has produced such a creative success story. more


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The Global Concepts Weekend List

On a visit to the magical city that is Paris a few years ago, we were riding our rented bicycles over the Pont des Arts, when not only the love-left padlocks caught our eye, but also the merriment of the crowd that was gathered in this public space. more

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The Dance in the Dark Weekend List
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The Dance in the Dark Weekend List

Thanks to Fatboy Slim & Riva Star we’ve felt the desire to break out a few box steps and crumps at all hours of the day of late. Once an addictive beat has positioned itself permanently in our mind, we’re left eagerly and impatiently looking forward to the weekend to put the track into motion. more

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The LPs and Aperitifs Weekend List

The giddiness of two whole days to spend as we please can often lead to arranging a flurry of dates to catch up with loved ones over some nourishing fare. But sometimes the weekend calls for slowing down our pace – including our dining habits. more