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Look away, straight male gaze! How life-drawing became more inclusive
Art clubs popping up around Sydney and Melbourne are giving artists the chance to draw trans and queer people, burlesque performers and even models in cosplay

Jenny Valentish

26, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Got your visa?’: Victoria’s coastal enclave of Rye is holding fast to its barefoot roots
Gentrification hasn’t reached this part of the Mornington Peninsula, where residents say ‘if you don’t play golf, surf or fish, you’re going to struggle’

Jenny Valentish

23, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Even after 30 years of broadcasting, Jon Faine still has some secrets to tell
The much loved (and much hated) former ABC presenter recounts his raucous youth and explains why Scott Morrison’s government is doomed

Jenny Valentish

02, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Confidence Man: ‘If you’re not going to dance, get off the dance floor. It pisses me off’
Australia’s best-dressed band count Noel Gallagher among their fans and are heading to Glastonbury. Janet Planet and Sugar Bones talk about recording their new album in their laundry and why they want to sell out

Jenny Valentish

01, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Camp Cope find a gentler side: ‘You can’t yell at shit forever. It’ll kill you’
After a stormy few years, the Melbourne band have returned with a new album, a new sound and shifted priorities

Jenny Valentish

27, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘He cast himself as a Bear Grylls-type hero’: what makes us vulnerable to online dating cons?
An Australian Story episode on online dating con artists gave reviewer Jenny Valentish a jolt: she’d once been duped by a guy like this too

Jenny Valentish

15, Mar, 2022 @1:13 AM

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Inside an all-female fight camp: ‘I thought there was no way I could do it – not at my age’
There’s almost always a profound reason someone chooses to take up a combat sport as an adult, Jenny Valentish learns at a women’s Muay Thai retreat

Jenny Valentish

24, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Touching the Void: climber Joe Simpson on the ‘feelgood’ show inspired by his survival
Simpson’s incredible tale has been immortalised as a hit memoir, documentary and play, which has now reached Australia. He talks about the ethics of mountaineering and seeing his story on stage

Jenny Valentish

16, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Messy? Unproductive? Need to dismantle your privilege? There’s a guided journal for that
From tough love titles to budgeting manuals, guided journals are no longer the domain of niche and self help publishers. Jenny Valentish puts some to the test

Jenny Valentish

05, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The Wheel of Time actor Madeleine Madden: ‘As an Aboriginal woman, my life is politicised’
The star of the new Amazon Prime fantasy series and granddaughter of Charles Perkins discusses her ‘dream role’, multiracial casting and finding freedom outside Australia

Jenny Valentish

23, Nov, 2021 @1:14 AM

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Catching the rebound: people who went big to get over their breakups
From creating a standup show to climbing Everest, five people share their extreme – healing – heartbreak manoeuvres

Jenny Valentish

18, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Electric sleep: the gadgetry tracking and hacking the way we rest
As activity tracking goes mainstream, an arsenal of consumer technology is rolling out for sleep. But how much do these interventions help?

Jenny Valentish

05, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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