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Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Every Cancer Patient Should Be Prescribed Exercise Medicine
Most doctors and nurses agree exercise is beneficial but don’t routinely prescribe exercise as part of their patients’ cancer treatment plan.  Photo credit: Exercise Oncology Team at Australian Catholic University Every four minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with cancer. Only one in ten of those diagnosed will exercise enough during and after their treatment. But every one of those patients would benefit...

Listen To Older Voices : Charles Pallaghy – Part 2

Listen To Older Voices : Charles Pallaghy – 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...

7 Best Long Hairstyles For Men

7 best long hairstyles for men
In the age of small and short, the love of long hair is reaching new horizons in men. Once considered a statement of identification among gods, long hairdos are becoming men’s craze and fashion symbol. The quantum of long-haired men in fashion and entertainment is growing by the day. Shoulder length to wavy locks, the options in mens hairstyles are...

Living blanket, water diviner, wild pet: a cultural history of the dingo

living blanket, water diviner, wild pet: a cultural history of the dingo
A watercolour of a dingo, pre-1793, from John Hunter’s drawing books.  By permission of The Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. In traditional Aboriginal society, women travelled with canine companions draped around their waists like garments of clothing. Dingoes played an important role in the protection and mobility of the women and children, and are believed to...

Book review: The Esoteric Apprentice by Steven Chernikeeff

  About The Esoteric Apprentice Students of the Ageless Wisdom brought together for dynamic group work in Twelve Formation. This is their story…   A story of hope, frustration, and achievement.   This is the story of the Twelves Group and I was the Esoteric Apprentice.   My thoughts The Esoteric Apprentice is a special book that makes an important contribution to the understanding of esoteric practice when it...

Saturday Science Session – How not to science: Lessons from flat earthers and climate change deniers

saturday science session – how not to science: lessons from flat earthers and climate change deniers
Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Science is an amazingly powerful tool for disentangling fact and fiction. When done correctly, it is a systematic, objective, unbiased, and self-correcting method for understanding our universe. Unfortunately, many people don’t appreciate the objectivity that science requires, and instead...

Sunday essay: lost and found in the Tasmanian bush

Lower Snug looking across North West Bay to Mt Wellington, Tasmania. Cassandra Pybus This piece is republished with permission from GriffithReview 63: Writing the Country (Text), ed Ashley Hay. When I was in my middle thirties, I abruptly abandoned a long-term relationship and impulsively moved from Sydney to Melbourne, having accepted a job as a senior policy advisor on affirmative action for which...

MFW Premium Runway 1

mfw premium runway 1
With the summer months almost upon us, and in the anticipation of things hotting up on Melbourne's social scene. David Jones through Melbourne Fashion Week delivered their take on this seasons upcoming trends. (Photo credit Timothy Treasure Photography and The Melbourne Critique)

Betra Fraval / Moving Mountains                                                                           

betra fraval / moving mountains                                                                           
James Makin Gallery /16 August - 2 September 2017 67 Cambridge St,Collingwood VIC 3066 Opening: Friday 18 August from 6 – 9pm T: 03 9416 3966 info@jamesmakingallery.com www.jamesmakingallery.com On Friday 18th August,  I attended Betra Fraval’s solo exhibition opening titled ‘Moving Mountains at James Makin Gallery and  was taken in the moment I entered the gallery space in which I encountered  a full...

That’s not us’. Wake in Fright at 50, a portrait of an ugly Australia that became a cinema classic

imdb ‘that’s not us’. wake in fright at 50, a portrait of an ugly australia that became a cinema classic
  Screenshot: IMDB In recent years, Wake in Fright (1971) has cemented its reputation as one of the most important Australian films. But for decades after its release it was almost impossible to find a version to watch. In the early 1970s, the Australian film industry was still in its infancy. But Australian television was in full stride, and there were hints of...