Cafe 99

  by Alpha Barratt A little spot for the local North Mel­bourne community to enjoy a myriad selection of tasty delights is Cafe 99. Located in the Victorian Archives Centre on Shiel Street and owned by local Tony Tiganis, it’s the perfect place to go for a simple coffee and a quick pastry. Cafe 99…

Book Review – The Girl With the Dogs

The Girl with the Dogs by Anna Funder Reviewed by Chris Saliba – (Penguin, RRP: $9.99) Tess and Dan are an affluent middle-class couple with three children: 13-year-old Charlotte and the six-year-old twins, Tom and Lorna. Tess and Dan’s marriage is a dependable one, but after so many years it has become, if not stale,…

Book Review – The Sex Myth

The Sex Mytth by Rachel Hills Reviewed by Chris Saliba – In her early twenties, Australian journalist Rachel Hills felt that her sex life didn’t match up with the cultural stereotypes surrounding her. Media, advertising and television told her that she should be having wild, uninhibited sex every day. Her generation was supposedly the most…