paniyiri brisbane greek festival

Brisbane loves Paniyiri!

Last weekend marked 41 years of Brisbane’s famous Paniyiri Greek Festival. Over the past four decades the festival has grown to become Queensland’s signature celebration of all things Greek and the state’s largest cultural festival.  The weekend highlights included a Greek Village Experience, a Hellenic Dancers Showcase Program, the acclaimed cooking program starring the flavours…

A box of corn flakes for a free cafe coffee

Cereal for Coffee is the brainchild charity of Samara Sargeson who discovered that local chaplaincy initiative Scripture Union was too low on funds to serve breakfast for children in need. Realising that one in five children go without breakfast, in 2015 the drive managed to gather enough cereal boxes to feed over 200 children. However numbers can…

Enchanted Forest brings the Arcade to life

Spring has sprung and Brisbane Arcade’s The Enchanted Forest is at the top of our garden list. As part of the third annual Spring Flower Show, the forest kicked off on September 1st.  The opening evening hosted the first Brisbane Arcade Spring Collection Runway Show complete with models walking around a tree seemingly and spontaneously…