Feathered Friend

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On Power in Community: Words of a Military Wife

When K’Lee Reynolds decided to marry her husband back in 2010, she was in for a life-changing journey. “I knew what was coming, but I also didn’t.”  Read more

Mr Phillip Antippa: Finding Music in the Bustle

Phillip Antippa started playing the piano when he was five, the violin at eight, and the viola at around ten. Throughout this time, he also knew he wanted to pursue a medical career.   Now, he is a thoracic surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and a director of the Corpus Medicorum Orchestra. Antippa openly acknowledges the people who have shaped him throughout his journey, mentioning significant role models such as his first music teacher.Read more

Ejuen: Faith at the Front Lines

Ejuen Lee, 26, found her calling in medicine when she came to a Melbourne church conference. There, they played a video about children in need and something moved in her, changing her forever.Read more

Jance: A Life of Recovery and Not Looking Back

Jance Deiker, 42, lives a life filled with love. 20 years have gone by since his recovery, yet his life of drugs, music, and sex doesn’t seem so long ago as he recalls his old ways. Read more

Weng Yew: On Passion, Clouds and Self-Discovery

A dash of white and grey, feathers ruffling on the wings of a bird, rushing past the image. And beside it, its twin, except softer, the light less contrasted, less in a hurry. A bird reaching the shore and taking a moment to rest. ‘In your light I learn how to love’ - like a final sigh, a quote by Rumi completes the photograph. Read more

Jamie: Finding Family in the Drag World

“Drag is my alter ego,” she said, “It gives me confidence. It’s what I want to be.” Jamie, now 21, has been performing drag for the past two years. For our interview, she sits in her bedroom in full drag attire – a black choker, thigh-high stockings, platinum blonde hair.  Read more

Through The Lens: Exploring the Unknown

The sun assaults my senses when I walk out the doors of the Sidney Myer building. Rushing across campus to Arts West, I quickly scarf down a couple of sushi rolls I’d bought earlier and anxiously check the time on my phone. 5.28. 2 minutes to get to the Forum Theatre? I weigh my options and decide I’d rather be late than sprint and risk faceplanting in the middle of South Lawn, a scene that is just waiting to be turned into a meme on Unimelb Confessions.Read more

Indonesian Film Festival - Under the Stars

The moon shone brightly in an empty cloudless sky on the 22nd of March, as the streets around the Immigration Museum, Melbourne whispered an empty lullaby under the tyranny of summer’s heat. However, for a colourful conglomeration of Indonesians and Australians gathered around their quaint little corner of Melbourne, it would take a lot more than mere spikes in temperature to break their spirit, in anticipation of the start of Under the Stars.Read more

How to enjoy your last few days of summer

It certainly wouldn't be a surprise that Melbourne has the best cafés and restaurants Australia has to offer. From the waters of the Yarra River right at the heart of Melbourne and all the way down south to the famous St. Kilda beach, you would be hard pressed to try and find a place that isn't good. But, quality dining certainly wouldn't be enough without a magnificent view to accompany it. So if you, like us, can only settle for the best, then we are here to guide you to the best Melbourne seaside dining experience with our list.Read more