Launceston Freelance Festival 2018

April 30 – May 1
The Walkley Foundation and The Media and Arts Alliance will present the inaugural Freelance Festival to be held in Launceston, Tasmania, in May, 2018.
Featuring keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and business advice, the Launceston Freelance Festival will be an unmissable opportunity for established and emerging freelancers…

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Midlife unemployment

A rapidly growing demographic is the high number of unemployed midlife women.

Elizabeth White describes the grim prospects for those without a job and some possible solutions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFpQ5N_ttNQ

Will cosmetic surgery actually help my confidence?

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Plastic surgery is never the kind of thing you should take lightly. After all, it is surgery that can come with risks and lots of recovery time. However, for some people, it may seem like the answer to their self-confidence issues.

While it’s true that there are patients who definitely decide…

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Why Knock Knock is so much better than Trainspotting 2

I never thought a film where Keanu Reeves is tortured by two female sociopaths would be more interesting than the lives of Edinburgh junkies.
I was wrong.
Knock Knock is far superior to Trainspotting 2. Yes, I know they are completely different genres, but as far as being gripping and entertaining, Knock Knock delivers on…

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Great Scott, Ridley, you’ve lost the plot

 

This article contains SPOILERS, so if you have yet to see Alien:Covenant and intend to see it, then stop reading now.

In space, no one can hear you scream, but they sure can in the cinema.

And screaming is exactly what I felt like doing after sitting through Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott’s…

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Trump the Trickster: How a mythological trickster will change the world and what you can do to prepare yourself

November 8, 2016.

The day most pollsters, mainstream media journalists and Hillary Clinton fans never expected to see.

The day that left millions of people shocked, confused and devastated.

The day a billionaire business man with zero political experience won the US election.

How did this happen?

How, despite a venomous press, mass celebrity opprobrium…

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Keanu Reeves: How come you never look any older?

Keanu,

I want to know your secret.

Why haven’t you aged one little bit?

How can a 52-year-old man show no signs of wrinkles, sagging skin or a pot belly? Even Brad Pitt (53) looks like an old man compared to you.

You haven’t aged a day since you played a troubled teen–even though you were really…

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Nicole Kidman: I don’t get your success

Dear Nicole,
Something’s been bothering me for some time and it’s a bit of a mystery.
How did you become such a successful actress?
I’ve wondered about your rise to fame ever since you first appeared on screen in the 1983 movie BMX Bandits. Back then you were cute as a button…

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