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December 4, 2015


With the warmer months upon us and Christmas around the corner, it’s time to start looking for those perfect gifts. Feast your eyes on these great reads:

Spaces (volume three): This beautiful interiors book from the team at Frankie magazine features more than 250 pages of unique and creative homes across Australia and New Zealand.

The Handbook: Surviving and Living with Climate Change: We know climate change is only too real, but what can we actually do about it? More than just another book on science, this guide is full of practical tips on how to live with climate change and create a more sustainable future.

Does the mere thought of Christmas make you feel stressed? Fear not: The Organised Housewife has you covered with her tips and tricks for a well functioning home – and family. There’s even a Christmas planner for purchase. theorganisedhousewife.com.au

Ready for a summer viewing binge? Netflix-produced drama series Bloodline impressed the critics in its first season. Starring Australia’s Ben Mendelsohn and Jacinda Barrett, it tells the story of a Florida family with a dark past, whose wayward son (Mendelsohn) causes turmoil when he returns home.For something with a little more festive cheer, you can’t go past It’s a Wonderful Life – the 1940s Christmas classic about a despondent man who receives a timely reminder of how many lives he’s touched.

Pop makes for the perfect summer soundtrack – and British girl group Little Mix are set to release their third album, Get Weird, just in time for the Southern Hemisphere summer. Described by the band as having a “whole new sound”, the album’s fun, lively tracks will keep you dancing all season.