MUM in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN has been looking at the cartoons on television and, horrified, discovers the wise-cracking rabbits and ducks of her youth have been replaced by nasty, vicious ‘toons. CEDRIC BRYANT becomes Mr Potato Head with a column in praise of spuds, there are four pages of social photos and astrologer JOANNE MADELINE MOORE urges Leos not to be bossy this week! Click on to the digital edition of Canberra’s favourite weekly magazine... Available also on your ipad or iphone.
IMAGINE this: a Canberra couple needs cash to get their business started. Do they call the bank? Not likely. They apply for “crowdfunding” on the internet and raise thousands more than they asked for, much of it from strangers who simply like the idea of supporting a good idea. Best of all, it’s not borrowed money. This week LAURA EDWARDS meets the couple that’s making a good start in Braddon thanks to the phenomena of crowdfunding.
CAN diabetes be overcome? Canberra accountant Gail Freeman thinks so. She tells KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK how she did it. And to prove her versatility, the same diligent reporter previews the opening of the National Arboretum and visits a Burra garden that’ll be open to the public in early February. Tireless snapper SILAS BROWN was with her all the way, too.
Canberra's favourite gardening writer CEDRIC ‘O’BRYANT’ gets in the spirit of St Patrick’s Day with some craic about this being the time, so it is, to be planting sweet peas. His Welsh ancestors will be spinning! More seriously, MICHAEL MOORE challenges Senators Lundy and Humphries to stand up for...
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