Whenever I see the words ‘body image’ and ‘positivity’ together I have a tendency to switch off. Originally this was because I was confident it didn’t apply to me – I didn’t have issues with how I looked. But more recently, it’s because I’ve become increasingly aware that ‘loving your body’ is so much easier said than done, especially when the people saying it appear to have already reached the goal. It sort of feels like someone

Embracing the beautiful unknown

These days there’s an obsession with needing to find out the “unknown” in our lives. When will I have my dream job? When will I build/buy my first home? When will I be getting married or having kids? When will I be able to afford my dream holiday?

Bear With Me Café Review

Bear with Me, South Hobart’s freshest new café, has been causing plenty of buzz since its initial opening. It offers a unique take on brunch food thanks to the inspired visions of Alicia Liu and Viv Xiao and their partnered chefs, including Lachlan Fletcher from the outstanding Chin Chin restaurant in Melbourne.

Breaking Records, Pushing Limits

Did you know that in a small cafe in the heart of Hobart, the Guinness World Record for most coffees made in an hour has been set not once, not twice, but three times? Sitting on the corner of Macquarie and Elizabeth Streets, Atlas Espresso has a huge heart and matching personality. You may have walked by their witty chalkboard, or seen people crowding the busy shopfront.

The North-West Passage

Words Sean Connors The land echoes with refrains of the past. There are songs here in the north-west passage that few have heard. The birds make their voices known. The waterfalls rumble in the depths of the rainforests. The waves crash against the shore. The sounds of society are far away, like whispers on the…

Interview with Toby Thorpe

At just 17, Toby Thorpe is an international advocate for young people and climate justice. In 2016, the Huonville High School student won the Zayed Future Energy prize, which provided $100,000 to repower his school with solar panels and build a community energy hub.