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What is ‘success’ in drug rehab? Programs need more than just anecdotes to prove they work

what is ‘success’ in drug rehab? programs need more than just anecdotes to prove they work
 Peter Lyndon-James turned his life around and went on to establish a private rehabilitation service in Perth This week’s Australian Story was a compelling narrative of redemption. After a long history of problem drug use and related crime, Peter Lyndon-James’s life was turned around and he went on to establish a private rehabilitation service in Perth, Shalom House. Shalom House calls...

Bzzz, slap! How to treat insect bites (home remedies included)

bzzz, slap! how to treat insect bites (home remedies included)
Picture: Shuttlestock  It’s the holidays and we’re spending more time outdoors. This means we’re exposed to the more annoying and painful aspects of summer — insect bites and stings. There are plenty of products at the local pharmacy to treat these. Some treat the initial bite or sting, others the itchy aftermath. What about natural remedies? Few studies have actually examined them....

If Beale Street Could Talk is a sumptuous, emotional follow up to Moonlight

Stephan James and Kiki Layne in If Beale St Could Talk.  Entertainment One Following the great success of Barry Jenkins’ 2016 film Moonlight is no easy feat. The movie was exquisite: every shot added meaning, the heartbreak was visceral and Nicholas Britell’s score was divine. The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, as well as Best Actor in a Supporting...

Listen To Older Voices : Simon Alsop – Part 2

Listen To Older Voices : Simon Alsop – Part 2
Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of the...

Rich Memorial content encourages Anzac Day at home

rich memorial content encourages anzac day at home
The Australian War Memorial and the Department of Veterans' Affairs have launched a series of content and digital initiatives that will allow people around the country to commemorate and honour those who have served, and continue to serve in Australia's armed forces. More than 40 pieces of emotive content and digital activations have been developed for the Memorial's website and...

LO FI HIGH: Art + Zines: Opening Sat 2 Nov, 5–7pm

lo fi high: art + zines: opening sat 2 nov, 5–7pm
TooT Artspace  St Kilda presents LO FI HIGH ART + ZINES TooT Artspace St Kilda is very excited to present LO FI HIGH : ART + ZINES A TOOT ARTSPACE CURATED EXHIBITION LO FI HIGH is an exhibition of the art, zines and publications of artists who explore high and low culture: Laila Marie Costa Jordan Marani Kenny Pittock Holly Crawford (USA) Amy Sillman (USA) Nat Thomas Jade Walsh Caspar Zika 31 OCTOBER - 17 NOVEMBER 2019 OPENING  Saturday 2 November 5.00–7.00pm Exhibition...

End of the road for Bangkok’s Khao San Road?

end of the road for bangkok’s khao san road?
No! Say it isn’t so! Has the entire world gone mad? Bangkok authorities have banned all street food stalls, according to Fairfax Media. The Thai capital will have none by year’s end…https://amp.smh.com.au/world/every-street-vendor-will-have-to-move-out-bangkok-to-cease-being-finest-street-food-destination-20170418-gvms5a.html Street food vendor in Bangkok’s Khao San Road. Picture: Greg Hackett Asia, Bangkok, Cafe, Cuisine, Curry, Eatery, Food, Noodles, South-East Asia, Tours, Travel Previous post A’PEELING PRAWNS


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AFTERBURNERI've shown you the fantastic cartooning work of John Taylor, now is the chance to see his new band – AFTERBURNER – with members including Jerry Speiser (ex Men At Work: “Who Can It Be Now”, “Downunder”), John Taylor (ex Little Heroes: “One Perfect Day”, "Young Hearts”),  Martin Walker (ex Crucial Kick) and Graham Dixon (ex X…).AFTERBURNER currently play good covers;...

Cream Of The Crate Review #220: Rockabilly Stars Vol.2 – Various Artists

cream of the crate review #220: rockabilly stars vol.2 – various artists
      These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.      This is album review number 220 in the series of retro-reviews of both vinyl LP's and Cd's, in my collection. The series is called "Cream of The Crate" and each review represents an album from my collection...