Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.

Here come the flowering shrubs 

Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT celebrates the shrubs coming into flower as the weather warms.

Imagine this as the future of Floriade

It is all happening again in Kingston and, as with other locations throughout Canberra, Floriade Reimagined saw locals planting more than 800,000 bulbs and annuals in May.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Worth asking. So cartoonist PAUL DORIN does.

Papalii signs another three years with the Raiders

Star forward Josh Papalii's contract with the Canberra Raiders has been extended three more seasons. 

Libs pledge female sporting boost for the south

A STATE-of-the-art, multi-purpose sports complex has been promised for Tuggeranong. 

Crabapple’s fragrant blossoms in bloom

Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT praises the crabapple for its abundance of fragrant flowers in spring.

Happy in the sun, shame about the service

The food's a feast but patience was the name of the game at Bitter Sweet, writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON.

Social distancing… from our phones!

"In a world of coronavirus and contact tracing, our mobile devices have become a tool in dealing with the virus and to be effective, our phones must be with us, not in a different building a few kilometres away," writes columnist EDDIE WILLIAMS.

Winning Melissa sprints cheerfully into retirement

AUSTRALIA’S fastest 100-metre sprinter, Melissa Breen, has been all about the slow life since retiring last month, reports DANIELLE NOHRA.

Unsolved: Murder and mystery of the missing women

"Yesterdays" columnist NICHOLE OVERALL looks at the unsolved crimes against three young women in Canberra. 

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

The face mask as a fashion item? Cartoonist PAUL DORIN thinks so.

Sensei Jasmine’s firm life lessons for little people

"Sensei Jasmine had the kids in the palm of her hand... I felt I was learning more about parenting from this young, strong woman than I have from anyone in a long time. Perhaps she could run a class for parents?" writes "Mummy" columnist KATE MEIKLE.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

What's behind the mask? Cartoonist PAUL DORIN wonders...

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Boys! Cartoonist PAUL DORIN looks at Father's Day.

Gardening / Taking bold steps to look good

Hard landscaping provides as much ambience to the garden as plants, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.  

Wine / Putting ‘always pleasant’ to the test

"Dull and boring, I’m afraid, has been my experience with a number of pinot gris: they are anodyne. But..." wine columnist RICHARD CALVER tries to keep an open mind.

Dining / Wine bar with a smokehouse flavour

"As a regional wine bar and tap house, Bolt Bar is part of the revitalisation of the Aranda shops… It was our first visit and won’t be our last," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON. 

W-H-O-O-S-H… here come those damn magpies!

WITH magpies out and actively swooping, DANIELLE NOHRA has compiled a swoop scoop on why magpies swoop, when they swoop, what to do when they do, and what not to do.

‘Razor’s’ a ray of hope in dark times

EDDIE WILLIAMS says in these challenging times, Australia is looking for a national hero and who better than Canberra’s most significant sporting figure of the 21st century...





Reduced unemployment support won’t help people get jobs

With about 1.6 million people on JobSeeker but only 130,000 job vacancies in May 2020, it matters little if some job seekers are more selective about the job offers they accept, writes BRUCE BRADBURY and PETER WHITEFORD.


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