Friday, July 19, 2024

Louisa Dyce


Uzbekistan – splendour in the sand

This is a photo I took of the Registan in Samarkand at night so I could remember its splendour.

‘Send my art to family’ – Artist profile: Louise Corpus

Aunty Louise Corpus is a Yawuru woman with Chinese and Filipino heritage. The Waterloo-based artist is known for her bright personality, flashing wit and...

Soy – a healthy food, not a wonder drug

So, is soy good or bad for you? There have been a number of scientific studies investigating this question in recent years.

VEGGIE COLUMN – A good egg

I didn’t buy the eggs. My other half is a better shopper than me so he does it. I had no idea if they...

Living history a joy to behold

ALEXANDRIA: On November 12 a book was launched, and not just any book, but as the title says, a “living history” of Sydney. Written by the Alexandria Creative Writing Group, comprising seniors who meet each Wednesday at the Cliff Nobel Centre, Living History includes prose, poems, history and dramatisations.

Winter fruits and veggies

With regards to the fruit please make sure you look our for: apples, some berries, figs, grape fruit, kiwi fruit, lemons, mandarins, melons, watermelon,...

Edgy and affordable fashion

REDFERN: Marie is a familiar and friendly face at clothing outlet Labels On Sale in Redfern Street (on the corner of Regent Street). Louisa...

Forging a tango connection

It is a great pleasure to introduce Vio, a tango dancer and dance teacher extraordinaire. Her studio, Tango Forge, is located in Glebe.

Marked veggies and fruit with bugs

Now, in my travels around fruit and veggie markets, I have to say that picking the best-looking item may be to your detriment. You...

Food miles

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Teenager making waves – Athlete Profile: Rhiannon Carr

Let me introduce you to a very talented individual by the name of Rhiannon Carr. She is a swimmer and a very good one, too.

Fun and futsal – Athlete Profile: Gabriel Haslam

Do you know what futsal is? I didn’t until I found out that it’s another name for indoor football, or soccer (for those like me who have trouble understanding the football codes). I am fortunate to know Gabriel Haslam. He plays in a local competition and I was delighted that he could take the time to answer some of my questions.

Surge toward better fitness

REDFERN: On Wednesday November 13 a “warrior battle” took place between the Legends Football League NSW Surge team (women who play American football) and the Eora Fitness Fanatics (who are all male). The girls gave the boys a run for their money.

Revolutionising the hair industry

A new and innovative world-first hair salon has opened in Newtown. It’s called XY Styled. Co-owner Pepsee believes it will revolutionise the industry. XY Styled is bringing hairdressing into the digital age. Pepsee, along with an award-winning engineering professor, David Moss, has created something remarkable.

Crunch, pop and zing!

So it’s good to know that berries are back for that explosion of natural sweetness in your mouth. Boysenberries, mulberries, blueberries and last but...

Rooms for guests and ghosts

Robyn Stacey is staging an exhibition of her photography at the Stills Gallery in Paddington, from October 9. In summary, scientific knowledge of the ancient Greeks meets today’s technology via “camera obscura” and a Hasselblad 40-megapixel camera.

Hungry, hungry Rabbitohs

REDFERN: All year the Rabbitohs have worked hard for their success. There are so many aspects to the making of a winning team. Aside from masterful coaching and training, there is another matter of great importance: what the Rabbitohs eat!

Netball stars

As the netball season draws to a close I had the wonderful opportunity to meet with two of my friends Nina and Alice who play the game.