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SNEAK PREVIEW OF GCMAG’S SIXTH BIRTHDAY EDITION

  GCMAG and our amazing team were out in full force yesterday as we shot the cover for the sixth anniversary  and 21st issue  of this  internationally growing magazine. With a lot of hairspray, a few strokes of the makeup brush and a hit of coffee the day was off to a fantastic start at […]

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RECIPE: SAFFRON AND SEAFOOD SOUP WITH SALTED PORK LEG, PARSLEY AND ABORIO RICE

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 celery, finely chopped 2 -3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 glass white wine 1 bay leaf 350 g Pollock 2 lbs of bone in pork leg, with skin. Thais use the front legs, not the hams, for this dish. […]

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BETTER THAN FICTION

By Benjamen Judd   Local band (and by local we mean from our neighbouring sister city, Brisbane, but we all know that they wished they came from our gold-paved streets) My Fiction have confirmed a night at the Loft on our favourite inland island, Chevron Island, on Saturday March 15. And it’s about damned time […]

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TAKE A BREAK WITH THE HOLIDAYS

by Benjamen Judd It is a well known fact that the Gold Coast is one of the best holiday destinations in Australia…whatever the other ones are we aren’t too sure because they are so far behind us they don’t even register. But we’re sure they’re fun too. Just not as fun as us. And they […]

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BLEACH* IS THE WORD

By Benjamen Judd No word of a lie not a single person here in the QT has not once or twice experimented with being a bottle blonde. And while the end results were questionable on most (some of us it actually suited) we learnt that bleach was better left to cleaning toilets and major festivals. […]

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QT Gold Coast summer sounds.

DMA’s – Delete Lanie Lane – Gold On The Ceiling Gwyneth Paltrow & Huey Lewis – Cruisin’  Pink Floyd – Breathe Bruno Mars - Marry You    

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Sand Safari

More than 250 tonnes of sand will be transported to the glitter strip for the event, which will be held from 8th of February to the 2nd of March. In addition to the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships, locals and tourists will be able to enjoy a Gold Coast wide Sand Trail, check out a 20 tonne feature […]

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Fin and Ivy

Based on the Gold Coast of Australia the Fin and Ivy creative studio designs and sources unique lifestyle products inspired by world travel and luxury living with a vintage touch. The studios name sake is after the founder, Sam Suttie’s, two daughters Finley and Ivy.   “Bringing up two little girls has made me realise […]

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ASTON SHUFFLE AT ELSEWHERE

By Benjamen Judd   Canberra house duo, The Aston Shuffle, are coming to the Gold Coast this coming Valentines Day so prepare to get your love on along with your dancing shoes. They will be playing at the iconic Elsewhere Bar down on Cavill Avenue, only a short skip and jump from the hotel. Which […]

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RAW COMEDY FESTIVAL HEATS (UP)

By Benjamen Judd   We respect the courage it takes to be a stand-up comedian. Especially in a country like Australia where everyone is a smart-arse who uses sarcasm like it’s a second language. So to those taking part in this years Raw Comedy Festival at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast we say – […]

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SUMMER SLAM ON THE GOLD COAST

By Benjamen Judd   Honestly, how the volleyball scene in Top Gun didn’t get that film nominated for a hundred Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTAs and all of the awards is beyond us. It was cinematically perfect, and probable one the rare times that Tom Cruise actually method acted…hint hint. Either way, it left such an […]

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TOUR OF THE WOLF

By Benjamen Judd   There is nothing worse than waiting and knowing that the newly reformed Wolfmother is set to release an album any day now is killing us slowly in the extreme. But at least we know for sure that we will be able to catch them live at the Cooly on next month […]

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Get involved in the biggest beach volleyball festival in the Southern Hemisphere!

Entering its 14th season, SLAM Festival is hitting the road again touring the best beaches in Australia.  A mix of amateur social beach volleyball and music on the beach, SLAM Festival is the perfect day out with your mates! This year it will be stopping off in Surfers Paradise Saturday, February 1st.   Visit the […]

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The Village Markets

The Village Markets (TVM), are the original and best boutique creative market on the Gold Coast, showcasing up to 100 fashion, arts and creative stalls as well as live local music and delicious gourmet food. Founded in October 2008, the aim of TVM is to create a platform for talented emerging designers, creatives, and vintage collectors to showcase their wares, as […]

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Delish recipe! Rabbit Cacciatore from Bazaar.

  2 rabbits (about 2kg), jointed into 8 pieces* 125 ml (½ cup) marsala or port 125 ml (½ cup) olive oil 12 garlic cloves, unpeeled 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 sprigs each of sage, rosemary and thyme 2 bay leaves 2 green bird’s-eye chillies, finely chopped 400 g can chopped tomatoes 150 g […]

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