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By Hayley White In the modern world, astrology has been somewhat discarded and labelled a pseudoscience, but in the ancient world, astrology permeated all aspects of people’s lives. It helped farmers grow their crops, forecast personal direction, and figure out political challenges. At the base...

By Faizal Kamsan After Hours is an insight into the people of the hospitality industry. It’s putting a face and name to the creators of the food that you're Instagramming, the drinks you're sipping, and to those who waited at your table. On a misty Labour Day...

By Philippa Hadlow In Jerusalem, there’s an ancient house of worship called the Cenacle. Its name is Latin and means “dining room". Appropriately, it's where Jesus held The Last Supper with his twelve disciples. [caption id="attachment_2928" align="alignright" width="922"] Wooden plaque in the Cenacle depicting The Last Supper[/caption] The...

By Alina Suchanski Whether you call it tramping, hiking, trekking or bushwalking, what it really means is throwing your basic necessities into a backpack, leaving the usual trappings of the modern world behind, and entering the wilderness propelled by nothing but the power of your two...

Reviews by Philippa Hadlow  Love After The End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction Edited by Joshua Whitehead Arsenal Pulp Press 2021 Rating: 4.2 out of 5 on Amazon I resorted to an online dictionary to clarify the word ‘Indigiqueer’. What came up instead was a stream of...

By Katie Stone In Filipino culture, family is everything. So, when Vanessa Villareña learned about the plight of Afghanistan’s refugees earlier this year, she wanted to do something to help - however small. “It’s important for me to support the refugees as they have been through enough,”...

By Hayley White With Christmas just around the corner, the topic of Jesus’ birth and how Mary conceived him as a virgin (the Immaculate Conception), will once again take the stage. Even though we all know it is not possible to conceive a baby and still...