Category: culture

T2: Festival of Chai

Last night, T2 Tea took us to India with their Chai Project. The space above their Newtown store was transformed into a magical and vibrant Festival of Chai. I was greeted at the door with a cup of Spicy Rose…

Things to do in Sydney

The Balvenie’s Craft Fair & Winter Picnic Festival

As one of the few remaining family-run distilleries in Scotland, originating from a farming family in the 1800, The Balvenie’s beautiful single malt scotch whiskys (five generations in) are the exceptional result of long-standing traditions and excellent craftsmanship, as demonstrated…

Bridgett’s Journey Through French Cuisine: Part 1

The start of the journey – Week 1 When we Australians think about French cuisine, we are either overwhelmed or romanticized by delicate culinary sophistications, expensive French wine and bow-tied waiters. We usually gush about eating French food but groan…

Collide Magazine Launch Party!

Last Saturday night a couple of friends and I meet up in Newtown to attend the launch party of Collide Magazine’s latest issue. Collide Magazine is a quarterly arts and culture briefing, centring on an array of artists and musicians…

SFF Closing Night: Holding the Man

The 2015 Sydney Film Festival came to an official close last Sunday 14th June with a very special showing. Australian stars of film and television, many starring in films throughout the festival, gathered together for the world premier of ‘Holding…

THIS WEEK: Art Exhibition Openings

There is no doubt that Sydney is home to a fizzing artistic climate. Home to innumerable artists, and with exciting galleries smattered throughout the city, there is an abundance of rousing and worthwhile art exhibitions opening on a weekly, if…

Sydney Writers’ Festival 2015 – An Inside Scoop

There is something truly enchanting when it comes to submerging your mind into a book. Even though they are just words on pages, a story prevails as something quite alive. My passion for books and writing led me to join…

Mythology Exhibition Launch – Affectors

The rooftop of the Rydges, a traditionally corporate function space, went through quite the transformation at the hands of Affectors. The Mythology exhibition was less of an exhibition, and more of an experience. The moment we stepped into the waiting…

5 June Feel-Good Events

Chances are if you’re on The Plus Ones right now, you have a mild to severe case of the FOMOs. Fear not, we’ve got it just as bad. We love events – they’re exciting, social, interesting, and often ridiculously fun….

Miss Australasia Official 2015

If you bet a dollar for every beauty and fashion event that I never attended, I am pretty sure you’d be a millionaire by now. That changed when I attended Miss Austrasia Official 2015. Suddenly, I became an unlikely beauty…