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Broken Lock is our new must have.

Broken Lock is an independent locally owned and operated, handmade jewellery brand exploding onto the scene in Melbourne. Based loosely around nautical/pin up artwork and inspired by the traditional tattoo aesthetic, we love the way these pieces hang from our bodies. In a small studio in Melbourne, the works are put together from scratch. Each [...]

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CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE EASTER EGG RECIPE

It’s Easter time, and with that comes the need for some serious chocolate indulgence. Here’s a recipe to get you started!   You will need 4 plastic trays each containing 11 Easter-egg moulds for this recipe. 2 x 180g pkts white chocolate, coarsely chopped 2 x 200g pkts milk chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup (125ml) [...]

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Uspa I love you.

It’s been a long time between drinks from the fountain of youth for this little spaQ reviewer, so needless to say that when I found out I had a spare 90 minutes to spend in spaQ this week I was over the moon. I booked in for the Uspa Concept Facial, that includes a facial, [...]

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Pop Princess Kate Alexa

She is showbiz royalty. She is a babe. She is a delight to spend time with, and she has a gorgeous muso boyfriend (Wayne Pitt from the band ‘Fangs’). Usually Kate Alexa would have us wearing big ‘ole green-eyed-monster  glasses and hoping that she would at least have oddly shaped feet or something (she doesn’t [...]

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Rufus Green

QT Life guest blogger Julia, from The Cubic Collective, talks about one of their fave Aussie Designers, Rufus Green… Local Gold Coast store, Cubic Collective, is home to an array of Australian brands. One of our most coveted brands is Rufus Green.  Although available in boutiques around Australia and New Zealand, Cubic Collective is one of the only boutiques [...]

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Look out world…I’m funny!

The funnest way to work off a big lunch in Stingray (OK, maybe second funnest) is to take your belly down to the Gold Coast Comedy Club and get it laughing it’s little self right back to thin again. Perhaps you fancy yourself a Jerry S or Chris R in the making, and think that [...]

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Kina Grannis is best-in-show.

If you are wondering what a lucky break mixed with tenacity and a dash of talent look like, then take a squizz at YouTubes latest prodigy, Kina Grannis. She began singing at the age of four in her bedroom to her teddies, and her career officially launched some 15 years later with her first professional clip [...]

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Bangin. Every night. Elsewhere.

This hip bar is best described by its own mission statement, so I’ll leave it to the experts; To support the arts and entertainment, providing the professionals from these industries with a suitable venue. To create an intimate, stylish venue that appeals to the mature drinker. To be a culture-rich, music-savvy venue for patrons of [...]

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Bumbles deliciousness.

Nestled in the heart of Budds Beach (only a 5 minute walk from the heart of Surfers Paradise) bumbles cafe is many things to many people. For residents of the Gold Coast, bumbles is the café where they religiously come each morning: grab the morning paper, nod to the barista signalling “the usual”, and plant [...]

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A hint of class (and crab) at Omeros Brothers.

Omeros Bros is a multi-award winning seafood restaurant which combines an enviable mix of simple dining in a casual, laidback setting. Sitting on Marina Mirage’s boardwalk go and enjoy the Gold Coast’s most iconic seafood restaurant, which not only offers stunning food but also waterfront dining at its best. Omeros Bros restaurant offers diners a [...]

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Tiger Moth Joy Rides…up,up, and away!

Oh my golly goodness wrapped up in a Hermes scarf and donning the signature leather helmet of the pilots of yesteryear. Yes – this is a dramatic experience. Yes – you will feel like you should be battening down the hatches (I don’t think I know what that even means). Yes – it reminded me [...]

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Robert Gordons milkjugs bring all the boys to the yard.

Thirty years ago, Robert ‘Andy’ Gordon walked into a ten by eight foot tin shed, picked up a lump of clay and turned his potters wheel. The Pack Track Pottery was born. But the story and inspiration for Robert Gordon dates long before 1979 and a rickety home made studio. Andy’s mother, the renowned Australian [...]

Design
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19 Karen is a contemporary artspace.

When 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace first opened it’s doors (2008), it was to provide an innovative platform for contemporary art by largely unseen Australian & international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited. Many of these artists are now represented and exhibiting by commercial galleries interstate and overseas. It can be said that [...]

Art
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Anna’s Cafe at Ashmore Garden World

Another off the track recommendation, this gorgeous café is nestled within the walls of a beautifully stocked and maintained green house. You sit, munching on delicious banana pancakes and a perfect soy latte (or whatever takes your fancy as the menu is extensive). It’s only 20 minutes drive from QT, and really lets you escape [...]

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Ross Noble = funny guy.

Arts Theatre, The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Saturday, April 14, 2012 Ross Noble brings a brand new tour, Nonsensory Overload, to Australia following the success of last year’s UK 160 date THINGS tour.… Nonsensory Overload is Noble back fresh from his travels, not to mention his own TV show, doing what he does best; spinning [...]

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