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An organic Pool is just what you need. The movement to swim in natural bodies of water, instead of artificial, stagnant bodies of water full of chemicals is growing momentum. Several decades ago in Austria, people were used to swimming in wild, pristine lakes in the summer. When they moved to the cities, they wanted the same experience. When the first natural pools started to be built in Austria, people were amazed. The idea spread to Germany. And then all across Europe, as far as Britain and Ireland. And now,

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Meet 16-year-old Broc Feeney from Carrara.  He is a Gold Coaster in a serious hurry. He’s one of the hottest young prospects in Australian motorsport. Broc currently leads the entry-level tier to the high profile V8 Supercars that roar around the streets of Surfers Paradise each October. But he’s no newb. He comes from a solid background of racing. He was a national karting champion and raced karts all over the world. Broc Feeney Connections Broc is the son of motorcycling champion of the 80s, Paul Feeney. Paul went on to import motorcycles

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Father's Day. Thank you Dad for yelling on our behalf over the sporting field, for cleaning the pool before our friends came over, and for picking up hotdog bits from the floor for years on end. Thanks for crushing up the greasy pizza boxes, for getting the XBox One back online, taking the rubbish out full of our stuff we shouldn't have bought in the first place, and pumping up at least 67 different pool floats over the years. Father's Day Date Ideas Want to take Dad somewhere different and somewhat civilised

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Stylish Dads - Style expert Candice Faes Pascolutti of Domani+Co at Marina Mirage gives us some great ideas for Father’s Day. Royall Vetiver Noir Eau de Toilette [caption id="attachment_5348" align="aligncenter" width="725"] Stylish Dads love Royall Lyme Bermuda’s Vetiver Noir[/caption] Stylish Dads like to smell good too! And they can, with this fragrance classic. Royall Lyme Bermuda’s Vetiver Noir is crafted with a zesty kick of citrus blends and sophisticated florals. Warm amber then leads into a background of oakmoss and rich woods. The handsome packaging is reminiscent of the Bermuda of old. The

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Jellyfish chips. Just hear us out here. By the end of this article, you will be willing to try one. With declining marine animal populations, there’s not enough creatures eating jellyfish. Jellyfish populations have started to bloom all over the world, causing all sorts of environmental problems. So what do we do with these blubbery creatures? Danish researchers may have developed a solution. They have discovered a new method to rapidly transform the soft umbrella-shaped jellyfish body into a crunchy treat. Jellyfish have been a staple in Asian cuisine for centuries, but remain

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Jellyfish stings. Nothing ruins a day on the beach faster, especially if it is a kid that gets stung. And worse – the treatment being applied in some places is out-of-date. This is making the situation worse. A team of scientists at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) decided to research the best methods of relief once and for all. The research came about after a rash of stingings in the waters off Galway. This was thanks to a jellyfish called the lion’s mane. The lion’s mane jellyfish is the

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A perfect break is a money spinner. So let's add it into our investment mix. Editor-in-Chief Nicole Buckler argues for a perfect wave. There are ways to attract visitors to an area, like casinos, restaurants, nightlife and adventure parks. But let’s not forget about the reason why people were attracted to the Gold Coast to begin with, before development even began. It was a surfer's paradise. The Spit rejuvenation plan has been received with excitement by Gold Coasters. But, we are all worried about overdevelopment and having the area turned into a

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Wedding trends come and go. Here, we get inside information on the hottest trends at weddings on the Gold Coast. Picturesque wedding venue Ecostudio Fellini is set in the foothills of Springbrook National Park. Their wedding co-ordinators have put together a list of all the really cute trends emerging lately in the world of weddings.   1. Stand-up cocktail-party themed weddings EcoStudio Fellini is receiving a large number of inquiries about cocktail-party themed weddings. A formal sit-down dinner is no longer a necessary part of a wedding these days. In fact, mingling and nibbling

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Expensive doesn't quite cover it. While most of us can’t even afford to look in the window of this place, someone may just have the $20 million needed to buy this shack and call it home. Nicole Buckler checks it out. Known as the Gold Coast’s finest trophy home, this hut has quite the price tag. The $35m cost of building this place far exceeds the price is it selling for ($20m). But if you are wealthy enough to build a house for $35m, then weathering a $15m loss on property

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Caravan travel in Australia has rocketed in popularity. Calling themselves Grey Nomads, adventurous retirees from all over the world are setting a rather fun example by caravanning around the Australian heartland. Jan and her husband Peter joined them. Here is their story. [caption id="attachment_1271" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Taking a caravan with you means you don't have to find a hotel![/caption] When I retired after decades working in education, I wanted to do something significant to celebrate this transition in my life. My husband, Peter, who was retiring at the same time, was of

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