Friday, August 6, 2021


bottled cocktails foreign return

Indian restaurants jump on the bottled cocktail bandwagon

  If you’ve been doing a celebratory take-away night on say Friday nights this lockdown period, you’ve probably seen bottled cocktails on the menu. Packaged in...
Creating your own home made garden

How to create your own sustainable garden at home

  Climate change is a term bandied about a lot these days. Yet much of the discussion remains at the macro level. At the micro-level,...

Back to WFH: Funny tweets about working from home (again)

  Let's face it: for many of us, WFH always sound great... in theory. Whether it's the kids, construction noises outside, or the temptation of...

10 tweets that sum up lockdown life

  With today's announcement that the Sydney lockdown will be extended by another 4 weeks, it looks like we're going to have to stay home...

WATCH: Monkey helping in the kitchen

  In a new viral video, a little monkey is seen assisting a woman with kitchen chores by prepping the veggies. It appears the she...
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Let’s talk about sex: Sexual health literacy survey by UoW

  Lecturer in Sexology at the University of Sydney, Dr Vijay Ramanathan is actively working to improve sexual health literacy within the Indian community and...
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Upcycled Tech, giving your gadgets a new life

  We’re constantly trading in our phones and laptops every few years for the latest update, but what if there was a way to give...
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5 tips to manage lockdown with kids at home

  It’s shaping up to be a long winter, especially for those of us with children to entertain at home during lockdown. Many families find...

Win a free pizza every time Australia wins an Olympic medal

  Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics that begin tomorrow, Pizza Hut has revealed a new offer that’s bound to reel us in: they’re giving away...

Recycled garden: Jugaad in action

Repurposing, swapping, bargain hunting can help you create a garden on the cheap, writes JYOTI SHANKAR
Getting our outdoor ready for entertainment

Outdoor winter entertaining: tips for landscaping features

  So you’re locked down and are missing having friends and family over. Well, what better time to think about entertaining – or rather, how to...
shepherds pie

Winter vanilla milk treats: sweet AND savoury recipes

So you drink your vanilla milk as is, or maybe put it into a milkshake. But have you tried cooking with it? Here’s two...
Landscaping your 'Home Sweet Home'

All you need to know about landscaping your new home

  If you’re building a new home, landscape design is an essential element of your planning process. As a reflection of ourselves, our home tells the...
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WATCH: Indian grandpa’s uncontrollable snacking habit wins hearts online

  Bangalore-based vlogger Nihal Ranjit has been documenting his "diabetic grandfather raid the entire house for snacks he's not supposed to eat" on Instagram and...
plastic bottle

10 simple ways to live a plastic-free life

  We’ve all been there - running an unexpected errand and purchasing a harmless plastic bag or using a straw for a quick drink on...
work from home

Pay rise or work-from-home life? Employees weigh in

  As the NSW lockdown stretches on, many have found themselves back to the work-from-home lifestyle. Almost unsurprisingly, it’s a welcome change for older workers who...
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The mindful cook: MasterChef Australia winner Justin Narayan

  The pressure was palpable as Justin Narayan took on Pete Campbell and Kishwar Chowdhury in the season finale of MasterChef Australia. The cook was impossibly...
amreen badani

My first Dry July: surviving lockdown without a drink

  As lockdown extends to the end of the month, some of us might be turning to that evening glass of wine to wrap up...
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Helping your child sleep in hospital

  Sleeping well at night can make you feel better, give you more energy and promote health and healing. There's no denying that sleeping well...
Chettinad egg curry

Delicious egg curry, Chettinad style!

  Kurma, also referred to as Korma/Qorma, is a traditional Indian curry that has a creamy consistency from the use of yoghurt, spices and aromatics....
Work from Home- Zoom meetings

Ask Auntyji: On sinning and on fake compliments

  Dear Auntyji I need your advice post haste, please. I work in corporate Australia, and because of the nature of work and COVID, we have...
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Chef Ranveer Brar gets a lesson in Indigenous cooking

  In this episode of Aussie Bites, India’s popular TV chef Ranveer Brar gets a crash course in Indigenous Australian cooking. His teacher? None other than...
sunny day

Pocketful of sunshine: how to work on your Vitamin D levels

  As we continue to work from home, many of us may find ourselves going days without stepping outdoors. While it’s important to keep up...
Child relishing mango variations

One mango tree having 121 varieties of the fruit

  Saharanpur, a district mainly known for its hand carved furniture, has now become famous for something else; a unique mango tree that has 121...
Cocktails to keep you warm this winter.

Classic winter cocktail recipes

  Enjoy a warming and cozy drink of dark liquor this chilly winter. As most parts of Australia experience strict lockdowns, staying at home won't...
Aussie reactions to 'Om Shanti Om'

Watch: Aussies reacting to Om Shanti Om

  'Om Shanti Om' the classic Bollywood movie renowned for its two hour long plot with numerous dance numbers topped with spicy drama. Check out two...
Family showing positive attitude towards their childs' education.

Believing in your child’s academic ability can actually improve grades

  We have all met the parent who thinks their kid is the next Picasso or Einstein regardless of the evidence. But it’s hard to...

Gratitude and art making to increase community wellbeing

  We sat in a circle, taking turns to speak. We each recounted a small aspect of our lives we were grateful for. As we...

Developing critical thinking skills in your kids

  It is extremely important in the current world to help our children to think critically. Towards this end, there is a lot that parents...
EOFY shopping deals

EOFY deals you can’t miss

  It’s THAT time of the year again! June is the month when the whole retail supply chain indulges in a discounting overdrive. So, get...


Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

  Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

  To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic death...
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