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Shopping - Sydney’s best brow bars

Achieve optimum arch at these five boutiques dedicated to framing the face

Shopping - Parlour B

If eyebrow care is less of a chore and more of an art form to you, look no further than Parlour B. The team promises brows to match your personality –...

Shopping - Sharon-Lee

This is brow artistry at its most extreme. They start with a full-face consultation, and makeovers don't come cheap. (Expect to pay around $155.) If you’re...

Shopping - Benefit Brow Bar

If you are looking for a fast, efficient and affordable pluck, Benefit Brow Bar has you covered. There’s no need to book, and beauticians can start...

Shopping - Brows and Makeup

Self-taught shaping guru Lien Bui wants to overhaul your confidence with one simple tool – she believes that a sizable 95 per cent of a brow's beauty...

Shopping - The Brow Bar

They believe in the power of the brow here. ‘Brow whispering’ will ensure that their shape complement your features – and leave you looking five...

WYRD. A new book by Canberran author JG Montgomery

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Many of you may remember that I released a book back in 2012 called “A Case for Ghosts” which was critiqued here on RiotACT. Thank you to all those who purchased the book and I hope you enjoyed it. Just recently, and following the supernatural/ paranormal theme of “Ghosts”, I have had another book published, this [...]

Tuggeranong – The dormitory of the ACT

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I’ve lived and loved Tuggers for decades and started asking why we were treated less than other parts of Canberra way back when. I still haven’t had a satisfactory answer. Before anyone bags me and other Tuggeranongites for whingeing consider the following. Belco has the same (roughly) population as Tuggers. Yet it has a large well [...]

Poli-Gobble – Civic Pub (Review)

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this show.  I caught Toby Halloran and Matthew Kenneally’s performance at the Canberra Comedy Festival back in 2013 and I was looking forward to another hour of their manic, intelligent approach to political comedy.  This was also a bit of a farewell concert: Kenneally is running off to [...]

Single vehicle crash at Richardson

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Firefighters and intensive care paramedics are currently on scene on Clift Crescent, Richardson following a single vehicle crash. ACT Fire & Rescue are using hydraulic rescue tools to free a female who is trapped in the vehicle. (ESA Media Release)

Juicing for a health Fix

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A few weeks ago, I had a bit of an ‘I need to give my body a break’ moment. After 5 years of abuse, which I blame on having three kids close together and being exhausted most of the time, I felt like it was time to take charge of my own body again. I had [...]

Stop Short Term Accommodation in Residential Apartments

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I am seeking your support to draw to the attention of the ACT Legislative Assembly the Social and community problems associated with allowing short-term accommodation in residential apartment complexes. These include the behavioural impact of short-term guests on residents, compromised security and inability of residents to enjoy their own home due to crowd sourced noise [...]

Not Just A Number

Word sculpture by Alex Woof, Amelia Calantzis, Catriona Calantzis, Elleni Karafilis, Rebecca Luhur and Rosie Wood. It was displayed at the recent Living Laneways "Handmade" market at Rockdale.Its creators say:"The word sculpture began its life as a national Youth Week 2013 workshop in Rockdale City Library. Show More Summary

Police seek witnesses to collision in Griffith

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred yesterday (Saturday, July 26) on Flinders Way, Griffith. About 1.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling southbound along Flinders Way, towards Mugga Way, when it was struck by a car exiting the soccer field car park at Canberra Boys Grammar School. The car did not stop and was [...]

Are city centre apartment towers the “slums of the future”?

Latest article by The Urbanist: Are city centre apartment towers the “slums of the future”?


This poor little fellow looked so lonely and abandoned when I came across him on the ground. So I picked him up and put him on the picnic table, hoping he's find his way home to his owner, or be adopted into a loving new home.

Yayoi, Sydney

The golden embryo. It's what's been missing from every bowl of polished rice you've ever eaten. You can find it at Yayoi, a Japanese teishoku restaurant which arrived in Sydney just over a month ago. Yayoi is the first outlet to open outside of Japan, a chain of more than 250 restaurants that trade there as Yayoiken. Show More Summary

Australia’s focus should be on Hockeyroos not Treasurer Joe Hockey’s new book

ONLY three events have even come close to nudging the shooting down of MH17 from the headlines, the opening of the Commonwealth Games, the launch…

Police seize 23 cannabis plants in Ainslie

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing has seized 23 cannabis plants following the execution of a warrant on a home in Ainslie yesterday (Friday July 25). About 5.10pm yesterday, police attended the location after receiving a report of a possible grow house inside the home. The owner of the home had gone to inspect his rental property when he observed a [...]

New Canberra Short Story Online: Capital Yarn of Lost Youth Uncovered

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi All I posted earlier this week about trying to get a picture for the latest request on my website, Capital Yarns. I invite readers to submit three items and will write them a short story set in Canberra featuring all three. I am still searching for the mouse house at Weston Park, but have now posted [...]

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