Sydney Film Festival

it’s all about bringing experiences to the audience that they can’t get at home. “It really is about connecting our audiences with the people who make our films”. This year’s line up consists of something for everyone. There’s the favourite from Cannes – Looking for Eric from hyped director Ken Loach, there is the environmental … Read more

Fabulous Federer into French Final

Roger Federer kept his hopes of landing a first French Open title alive with a dramatic five-set win over fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro in the semis. The Swiss was outplayed for much of the first three sets but fought back to win 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 2-6 6-1 6-4. Federer, 27, is trying to … Read more

Symonds has ‘let Australia down’ : Ponting

Ricky Ponting said Andrew Symonds had ‘let himself down, let all his team-mates down and Cricket Australia down’ after he was sent home from Australia’s squad at the World Twenty20 in England. All-rounder Symonds’s exit on Thursday, which Australia captain Ponting confirmed was for an “alcohol-related incident”, came just 48 hours before the team’s opening … Read more

Symonds to be sent home

Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds is being sent home from the World Twenty20 cricket tournament in England for breaking team rules, Cricket Australia said here Thursday. CA chief executive James Sutherland said the breaches of the team rules, some related to alcohol use, were the ‘final straw’ for the controversial allrounder. Sutherland called a late night … Read more

Fashion UnEarthed

Decades before global warming became the world’s two most potent words, the fashion industry had its greenies. What was once seen as alternative is now a worldwide movement affecting every creative industry including fashion. Today, environmentally responsible design is seen as essential, is often at the forefront of innovation and consumer demand for it is … Read more

Catherine earns £1.55m for one ad

HOLLYWOOD actress Catherine Zeta-Jones was paid a staggering 3,700 pounds a second to star in a shampoo commercial. The Oscar-winning actress earned 1.55 million pounds for the seven-minute TV advertisement for a haircare product which will only be broadcast in China and Japan. “We wanted Catherine as we remember her in ‘Entrapment’, all slinky and … Read more

Stunning Soderling dethrones Nadal

Robin Soderling caused one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history when he blew away Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-7(2) 6-4 7-6(2). Nadal, chasing a fifth straight Roland Garros title, saw his 31-match unbeaten run in Paris come to an end in one of the biggest upsets in tennis history. Soderling’s win comes a month … Read more

Bachchan threatens Australia

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday threatened to reject an honorary doctorate from a Brisbane university to protest at a wave of attacks on Indian students in Australia.  “My conscience does not permit me to accept this decoration from a country that perpetrates such indignity to my fellow countrymen, I shall put this up as … Read more

Something Familiar

While walking through the Cambridge Town, I noticed that most of things there seemed familiar to me, which was strange as this was my first time visit ever. Why is it like that i was continously thinking while walking. ooo Yeah i had seen these kinds of shops, buildings, streets in UK last year when … Read more


After driving around an hour we reached a town called CAMBRIDGE. Ossi started telling us about its history and everything while we parked the car and walked through the town. ” Why eveything is closed here in the middle of the day”, i asked. He replied ” Today is public holiday that is why”. We … Read more