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Going up to 7 in W7!

The seventh Hanwell Hootie The Marshall amplifier, the embodiment of loud, raucous, rock’n’roll, blared the power chords again in this west London suburb at the seventh Hanwell Hootie. So many great acts- it should last a week! It is London’s biggest, free, one day music festival- and, frankly, one of the best free or otherwise

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Suburbs of Sydney VII: secrets and squeals

LAVENDER BAY Almost a stone’s throw across the Harbour from Sydney’s Circular Quay lies the oft overlooked Lavender Bay. The shortest ferry ride you can make takes you to Milsons Point and the gaping wide-eyed mouth of Luna Park fairground. But once you’ve negotiated the crowds of thrill seekers, the overhead clickety-clack of the roller

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Music in the square

Now that Fringe is over for another year and mad March too, Adelaide life has returned to normal. Fortunately normal includes free lunchtime music in the city’s Victoria and Hindmarsh Squares courtesy of Music SA and the council. A happy throng of lanyard-bearers and the free enjoyed the late summer sun and tunes from the

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