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Athelstone
Athelstone

This imposing home boasts grand proportions, lofty ceilings, bay windows, and balcony views to the city. The lounge room, family room and kitchen have solid ash timber floors, while the staircase is made of Carrara marbleash timber. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, generous stone bench- Full Story »

A gripping tale of polar exploration
A gripping tale of polar exploration

BOOK REVIEW | Joining an already weighty pantheon of polar exploration books, Wilson McOrist’s account of Shackleton’s Heroes is nonetheless a splendid addition to the genre.

Using actual diary accounts, McOrist has been able to re-create the epic, heroic and desperate struggles of Shackleton’ Full Story »

Poem: I Smell Buffalo in Cambodia
Poem: I Smell Buffalo in Cambodia

POET’S CORNER | Today’s Poet’s Corner contribution from published poet and writing teacher Adam Aitken evokes both the sights and scents of a different land.

I Smell Buffalo in Cambodia
after Tomaž Šalamun

I smell buffalo in Cambodia, ruins in Angkor.
I had come from a rich disinfected n Full Story »

Centre ArtBeat launch event
Centre ArtBeat launch event

As part of Centre ArtBeat, the Adelaide Convention Centre’s program to support the South Australian artist community, an evening launch event for was held for local artist Anne Johnson this month.

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Property prices climb in 2014/15
Property prices climb in 2014/15

Property | Home values across Australia’s capital cities climbed almost 10 per cent during the 2014/15 financial year, fuelled by the booming Sydney and Melbourne markets.

A rebound in values during June helped lift the annual result to 9.8 per cent, just below the 10.1 per cent rise in 2013/1 Full Story »

Nine key facts about Greece’s debt default
Nine key facts about Greece’s debt default

Comment | Economist André Broome sets out the nine essential facts you need to know about the Greek debt disaster.

Greece has missed the deadline on its €1.6 billion loan repayment due to the IMF. The country’s stalemate with its international creditors and the decision to hold a referendum on Full Story »

The Forager: New cheese, better coffee & end of an institution?
The Forager: New cheese, better coffee & end of an institution?

THE FORAGER | In this week’s column: a new cheese producer for the Fleurieu, changes in store for a Willunga institution, Colin & Co calls in a coffee expert, and the Greek wine that’s set to be the next big thing.

Sheep’s milk on the Fleurieu

Another new South Australian chees Full Story »

Wines of endeavour and goodwill
Wines of endeavour and goodwill

PHILIP WHITE OPINION | David Wynn, for decades the driver of the great family wine company, hired Melbourne winewriter Walter James to write the annual Wynn Winegrowers’ Diary, 1970 edition.

Reading it, and remembering fondly my mentor David, who died in 1995, I can hear their conversation as Full Story »

Six shortlisted for furniture design awards
Six shortlisted for furniture design awards

DESIGN | Six finalists have been shortlisted to take out honours at the inaugural Australian Furniture Design Awards, with the winner to be announced this week.

The awards – presented by Stylecraft and JamFactory – called on furniture designers, new and seasoned, from around the country, Full Story »

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Cracking the sea cucumber code
Cracking the sea cucumber code

The export value of Australian Holothurians (better known as humble sea cucumbers) is rising after Flinders researchers have started to unravel their nutritional and medicinal value.

Research by Flinders University has found local species of Australian sea cucumber have special properties that may Full Story »

Challenging our status-quo democracy
Challenging our status-quo democracy

CONTENT SUPPLIED BY HAWKE CENTRE | Public engagement specialist Dr Will Friedman will be visiting Adelaide to work on The Department of the Premier and Cabinet’s Better Together Program. This program enables the South Australian Government to make better decisions by bringing the voices of citizen Full Story »

Red haired and round – bellied rock stars of Borneo!
Red haired and round – bellied rock stars of Borneo!

Orangutans are the most famous red haired species on the planet and probably give Prince Harry a run for his money in the media stakes. But is getting up close and personal with these adorable primates worth the trip to Borneo?

I’ve just returned from my second visit to the Malaysian state of Saba Full Story »