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lue Mountains residents will stop and reflect today as ANZAC Day is commemorated across the country. From the solemn moods at Dawn Services to the party atmosphere of two-up later today, remembering those who fought and died for Australia will be at the forefront of people’s minds. Big crowds were being anticipated at Dawn Services throughout the Blue Mountains.

ANZAC Day is a national public holiday of remembrance each year as it marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. ANZAC Day commemorations were first held on April 25, 1916, with the day becoming a national day of commemoration in the 1920s for the more than 60,000 Australians who had died during the war.

With the coming of the Second World War, ANZAC Day also served to commemorate the lives of Australians who died in that war with the meaning of ANZAC Day today including the remembrance of all Australians killed in military operations. The men and women who are currently serving are also recognised. Probably one of the more known traditions on ANZAC Day is the playing of ‘The Last Post’

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– a bugle call in military tradition that marks the phases of the day. It is during ‘The Last Post’ that people bow their heads for one minute of silence to respect and remember those who have died during their military service. Another well-known formality during the Dawn Service is the reading of The Ode that ends in ‘we will remember them’. Lest We Forget.

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Moments frozen in time Images from the past show the Blue Mountains’ long association with war Pictures thanks to Blue Mountains City Library

March 19, 1946, the Duke of Gloucester visits the Carrington Hotel and inspects the honour guard of returned men on the front drive-way.

On Monday, November 8, 1915, a Coo-ee march took place in Springwood calling for the reinforcement of troops in the Dardanelles. The Blue Mountains Echo newspaper reported that, “our own men there are calling for assistance”. The march gathered recruits as they progressed through town, despite smoke bellowing into town from nearby bushfires. The large building on the left in this image is Springwood School of Arts. Beyond that is Edward James Ashcroft’s Model Butchery, which operated from 1909-1924.

Leslie Albert Duff, pictured in the top row of this image with an arrow over his head, was from Megalong Valley and served in World War I as part of the Squadron of 12th Light Horsemen. Mr Duff was a drover and dairyman, and enlisted for war in July 1915. He was well-known in Blackheath and Megalong, and also served in World War II. Mr Duff retired from the army right before his death at age 64 and is buried at Katoomba cemetery.

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Recounting the horrors of war ERIN MAMO

pringwood resident Paul Henningham was just 18-years-old when he went to war. 78 years later and the veteran said although ANZAC Day is a sad reminder of those who have fallen, it gives him and his family a chance to come together. “I was studying to become a vicar with the Anglican ministry,” Mr Henningham told the Record. “That all went out the window when I decided to enlist to fight in World War II.” In 1943, Mr Henningham travelled to New Guinea with other Australian and American soldiers in the fight against Japan. “By the time we arrived the balloon had gone up,” Mr Henningham said. “I fought as a Junior Officer and I saw a fair bit.” Like many war veterans Mr Henningham returned home ill, which prevented him from returning to the front line again. Now a father of five, Mr Henningham remembers being injured by bomb shrapnel and losing his two best friends, a cousin and his younger brother, who was a

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bomb pilot during the second war. His father, who fought in World War I in Gallipoli and then again in World War II, survived but remained a quiet man who never spoke about the horror he saw. Mr Henningham, who always participated in the Glenbrook ANZAC Day march until recently, said the commemorations are important in our changing society. “It’s important to acknowledge those people who fought and died for our country in Gallipoli,” he said. “It’s also important to recognise the men and women who are continuing to fight for our country today. “Today’s men and women have chosen as professionals to risk their lives for us, we were war-time soldiers so it was different when I fought. “Today’s military put their lives on the line for us, fighting and preparing for the unknown, not knowing when it will all come to an end.” The Glenbrook ANZAC Day march will start in Glenbrook Park this morning (April 25) at 10am where members of the Blaxland/Glenbrook RSL Sub-Branch will conduct the commemoration, leading the community through the village and across the highway to the War Memorial at Glenbrook Panthers Bowling Club.

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nstafamous photographers had their lenses set on the Blue Mountains last week as part of a new State Government initiative. Five young Aussies, who are some of the countries top travel and lifestyle Instagrammers, visited the Mountains as part of a social media campaign designed by Destination NSW to showcase the region’s top attractions and boost the local tourism economy. William Patino, Jason Charles Hill, Melissa Findley, Larissa Dening and Emilie Ristevski abseiled in Blackheath, visited the iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel, took in a glow worm tour in Bilpin, viewed Scenic World’s current exhibition and spent time at a number of lookouts. Mr Patino, a married father of two from Wollongong, said his job has allowed him to see some special places. “I’m so fortunate to have travelled quite extensively,” he said. “Some of the highlights have been New Zealand, Iceland and Canada.” From his latest trip to the Blue Mountains, Mr Patino said it was hard to pick

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Instafamous photographers were in the Blue Mountains last week, capturing shots of the beautiful Jamison Valley and other points of interest. Photo: William Patino

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culpture at Scenic World 2017 is in full swing, and NSW artist Mark Booth was recently crowned the winner of the event’s major $20,000 prize. With his piece ‘Jellybean’, Mr Booth rose above the other contenders whose works are all currently being displayed at Scenic World’s exhibition, that brings together world-class art pieces integrated into the rainforest of the Jamison Valley. Scenic World Managing Director Anthea Hammon, said Mr Booth’s art, which is made from plastic and camouflage netting, is sure to captivate thousands of visitors during the exhibition. “Environmental awareness has been a strong theme among this year’s artworks, and ‘Jellybean’ is an insightful work that subtly draws your attention to the forest canopy and embodies the natural beauty of the ancient rainforest,” she said. Mr Booth said he was thrilled to take home the prize money and to be able to display his work at Scenic World. “I couldn’t imagine a more incredible place on Earth than the Jamison Valley to showcase my work,” he said. “This award will help me to explore new

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Artist Mark Booth with Scenic World’s Anthea Hammon. Inset: Booth’s ‘Jellybean’

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Turning back time

Penrith Park, or Pepper Stadium as it is known today, officially opened 50 years ago last weekend. It opened on April 23, 1967 and has hosted Penrith Panthers rugby league matches ever since. And yes, the Panthers won on the opening day!

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orld Primary Immunodeficiency (PIDS) Week’ is underway in Australia. The week aims to raise vital funds and awareness for a portion of the 10 million individuals worldwide who are currently suffering from a gene defect, which causes their immune system to be absent. Hazelbrook resident Kathy Morrison was recently diagnosed with PIDS after many years of health problems. “I’ve had the condition all of my life,” she told the Record. “I was sick as a child with tonsillitis, constant fevers, glandular fever and unusual liver function, but went undiagnosed. “It wasn’t until I was 55 that I was finally diagnosed and could start treatment.” Mrs Morrison said she began seeing a range of doctors and specialists when her condition became serious. “I developed a skin rash that spread all over my chest and stomach,” she said. “Then I developed pneumonia and was diagnosed with lung disease and not long after my left hand gave up on me. “I couldn’t grip things with it and then

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the same thing happened to my right hand and eventually I couldn’t use either of my hands to hold onto things firmly.” Soon after, Mrs Morrison was diagnosed with Common Variable Immunodeficiency, just one of the many types of PIDS. Now she has to be very careful not to get sick because her body can no longer fight common colds or viruses. To keep her well, Mrs Morrison has to spend one day a month in hospital getting blood transfusions to increase protein in her blood stream. “It took me five years to get to this stage but now I’m hopeful that my infusions will increase my quality of life and that I will finally be able to get a handle on my health,” Mrs Morrison said. Sadly, there is no cure for PIDS and it often goes undiagnosed. Some of the signs of the condition include: eight or more new ear infections within one year; two or more new sinus infections within a year (in the absence of allergy); chronic diarrhoea with weight loss; or a recurrent need for intravenous antibiotics to clear infections. The Immune Deficiencies Federation of Australia are hoping that everyday Aussies can get behind the organisation during PIDS week by visiting www.idfa.org.au.

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ollowing on from last week’s article, introducing the concept of ‘growth mindset’ for the way you operate in business, this week’s article focuses on using it in leadership. In case you missed last week’s article, here’s a quick re-cap on growth mindset: according to Dweck (the person who developed this concept), “In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits”. Conversely, “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work – brains and talent are just the starting point.” Dweck has found that leaders and organisations that place a high value on learning (ie growth mindset), and are open to feedback, have far healthier workplaces and more success overall. In an organisation that is focused solely on talent and intelligence (ie fixed mindset), research has shown that employees are likely to lie about problems, rather than admit mistakes. This failure to report issues creates

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lost opportunities for the company to find strategies and solutions, so that mistakes aren’t repeated in the future. By applying a growth mindset, leaders can promote a culture that accepts mistakes as a way to learn and then improve. Many workplaces spend too much time on grading and evaluating people, instead of developing their skills. This can only happen in a culture of continual learning, where there is investment in programs and strategies to encourage new or enhanced skills. Having a growth mindset as a leader of your business creates a culture where employees feel valued. This in turn increases the likelihood of those employees pursuing innovative projects, because they are not worried about ‘failing’. The culture of your business can be one where innovation, collaboration and commitment to learning and growing is the norm. In general, applying growth mindset seems to foster happier employees who are motivated to take risks to achieve their objectives.

o generate more interest in your business you copy what you’ve seen many times before, you run a Facebook competition. Unfortunately, copying others can get you in trouble! You can safely run competitions to promote your business, but there are laws and guidelines to obey. Remember the law is there to protect people from scams and fake competitions, it’s not trying to block your business. It is best to give away something your business sells or is directly related, so entrants are potential clients. Trade Permits All states have laws about running promotional lotteries. If your business operates in multiple states or online, you will need to check all state/ country requirements. For instance, you may need to limit entry to the competition to NSW or Australian residents only, or exclude a specific state. In NSW, Trade Permits are required to run any form of giveaway that is “trade promotion” – promoting your business, where a game of chance or luck is used. To avoid the requirements you can run a skill based

competition. Lucky door prizes are also generally exempt! Skill based competition Skill based can mean a number of things, but a good one for business is running a “Tell us in 25 words or less …” competition. This can allow you to conduct market research on things like why customers love your business, or why they want to win your product. This may help when marketing the business. Facebook or channel guidelines As many competitions are run on Facebook, I’ll cover this here. Facebook competition guidelines appear under Page Guidelines. Often you’ll see competitions that require people to like the page, tag friends and share on their timeline as a condition of entry. They are breaching Facebook guidelines (tagging or sharing cannot be an entry condition) and risk both the competition post and the entire page being taken down without warning by Facebook for breaching their page guidelines. Terms and conditions Having well written terms and conditions for a competition is a great idea.

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hose in-depth life chats at the beauty salon become a whole lot more interesting when your beauty therapist is a country music star. During the week Victoria Baillie works at Beauty By Rachael-Lee in Penrith, but on the weekend she takes to the stage with her sister Barb as part of the country music duo Baylou. “A lot of my clients know what I do,

which is awesome,” Victoria told the Record. “It’s really rewarding when they come in and say ‘I downloaded your song’ or ‘I saw your video clip’. I’ve even had clients rock up to gigs, which is great.” The pair are no strangers to the country music scene, with Victoria winning a Golden Guitar for Best New Talent in 2010, and sister Barb working as a touring musician for artists like Adam Harvey, Beccy Cole and Troy Cassar-Daley. The sisters spent much of their childhood performing together, so it came as no surprise when they decided to combine their musical talents. “It’s great working with your family

because you know you can really rely on them and trust them,” Victoria said. “We also have the same common goal and the same dreams, so it’s really nice to be working towards that with your sibling.” Last month the pair released their new single ‘Rattlin’ Chains’ from their upcoming EP. It’s Baylou’s first release in four years and the pair had their hearts set on making their return a big one. “We wanted to make an impression and come back onto the scene with a bang,” Victoria said. “So we wanted a really strong song and ‘Rattlin’ Chains’ is so edgy and definitely grabs people’s attention.”

Along with a new release comes touring and Baylou are planning on heading back to Europe next year after receiving a warm welcome from audiences during their 2015 trip. “During our first tour some people had clearly done their research and listened to our songs online before we got there,” Victoria said. “We were on the other side of the world and audiences were singing our songs, it was just amazing.” Baylou are hoping to spend a few months in Europe to give audiences a proper taste of Aussie country music. “It’s great to be branching out into other countries,” Victoria said.

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During this time she comes to realise that she must fight to define her husband’s legacy, as well as her own. The film also features Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup and Richard E.Grant. Natalie Portman has received rave reviews for her performance in ‘Jackie’, which earned the actress Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. Grab your copy now on DVD and Blu-ray from all good DVD stores.

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The hit series ‘Dark Souls’ is back with another release that will test even the most experienced gamer. With the fires fading and the world in ruin gamers will take a journey into this thrilling dark fantasy universe, complete with colossal enemies, diverse combat action and vast and breathtaking landscapes. Combining rewarding gameplay and immersive graphics, ‘Dark Souls III’ is a must for any serious gamer who loves a challenge.

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Ê Before the new series of ‘MasterChef Australia’ gets underway next month, Channel Ten will air a special called ‘MasterChef: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Food’ on Thursday, April 27 at 7.30pm. The special television event catches up with some of the show’s most memorable contestants to see how they have transformed their lives thanks to their time on ‘MasterChef Australia’. Past contestants to feature include Julie Goodwin, Poh Ling Yeow, Hayden Quinn, Adam Liaw and many more.

DR KARL’S OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE JUNE 2017 DISCOVERY CHANNEL

Ê The Discovery Channel has partnered with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki for a brand new series titled ‘Dr Karl’s Outrageous Acts of Science’. The 10-part series will uncover the principles behind mind-boggling experiments from viral videos. Dr Karl along with experts and pop culture pundits will break down the science behind the experiments conducted by these self-appointed scientists. It will premiere in June. Ê Original ‘Big Brother’ housemate and former ‘Neighbours’ actor Blair McDonough will pop up on another soap soon, ‘Home and Away’. The actor made the announcement on his Instagram page before Channel Seven even had the chance to announce it. Blair will appear on our screens later this year.

Minds’ has been renewed for a 13th season. The show has been airing on Channel Seven since 2005.

Ê SBS has become the first free to air broadcaster to offer two channels in high definition after SBS Viceland made the switch recently. This means EPL and ALeague games can now be seen in full HD moving forward.

Ê The ABC is airing a new factual series titled ‘Ask the Doctor’ this May. The 12part series features three doctors answering health topics around a single topic each week. ‘Ask the Doctor’ premieres on Tuesday, May 16 at 8pm.

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Ê Matthew Perry comedy ‘The Odd Couple’ has been axed after three seasons.

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ARIES

MARCH 21 TO APRIL 20

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Are you an Aries spendthrift? With the New Moon stimulating your cash zone and indulgent Venus shifting into your sign you’re in the mood for a spontaneous spending spree. But is that a smart idea? When it comes to money matters, if you are patient and put in the preparation required then you’ll be able to capitalise on the lucky breaks that come your way later in the year.

TAURUS

APRIL 21 TO MAY 21

New Moon Wednesday is a wonderful time to rejuvenate your physical appearance, kick-start a personal project or reboot your plans. Bulls certainly love their dependable routines. But you’ll be jolted out of pedantic predictability when Venus powers into action-sign Aries and your perfectly planned weekend gets shaken and stirred!

GEMINI

MAY 22 TO JUNE 21

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Lightning flashes of inspiration make for an exciting week. But – as the week progresses – there’s a tendency to be a real know-it-all. Come Friday (when Uranus hooks up with retro Mercury) you’re likely to blurt out the most inappropriate comment to the most inappropriate person. So think carefully before you speak and take your foot out of your mouth!

CANCER

JUNE 22 TO JULY 22

Are you being a cranky, impatient Crab? With Mercury reversing through your work zone, professional projects aren’t progressing as quickly as you’d like. This week’s stars encourage you to perceive a delay as an opportunity to review, revise and reboot. It’s also a great time to work on group projects and formulate your goals for the future. But are you being too stubborn about a relationship issue?

LEO

JULY 23 TO AUGUST 23

Wednesday’s New Moon helps you power ahead with professional changes that have the potential to transform your life in positive ways. And Mars and Venus boost your courage and creativity so you can pursue your golden goals for the future. You must be adventurous and morph from a cautious Cat into a brave Lion though! Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb.

VIRGO

AUGUST 24 TO SEPTEMBER 23

Do you have to be so virtuous Virgo, and such a stickler for doing things the right way? This week’s stars encourage you to take a walk on the (mildly) wild side as you experiment with a spontaneous new style. If you nurture your international contacts, then the possibilities are endless. And there’s no room for negative self-talk.

LIBRA

SEPTEMBER 24 TO OCTOBER 23

With prosperity planet Jupiter jumping through your sign until October 10 a personal project shows great promise. But with Mercury retrograding through your relationship zone, don’t let the opinions (and criticism) of loved ones and colleagues hold you back Libra. You have to be your Number One fan. If you don’t believe in yourself (and your talents) why should anyone else?

SCORPIO

OCTOBER 24 TO NOVEMBER 22

Transformation is the name of the game this week, as the New Moon boosts your personal magnetism, and your ability to rise like a Phoenix from the ashes of a difficult situation. Or a close relationship has the potential to be reborn into a much more positive partnership. But you must be prepared to release old grudges, let go of the past, and move into a bright new future.

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NOVEMBER 23 TO DECEMBER 21

Fiery Sagittarians are honest and forthright (some would say blunt and insensitive). With Mercury now reversing through your friendship zone, you’ll have an increased tendency to shoot from the hip (or rather the lip) in social situations. So think carefully before you speak, otherwise you could end up in hot water! It’s a great week to shake up your daily routine and improve your diet.

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CAPRICORN

DECEMBER 22 TO JANUARY 20

Capricorns are practical people but it’s your creative side that can really take you places this week. So use delicious daydreams, creative visualisation and active imagination to help you set goals and plan for the future. Don’t dream small … make sure you go for gold! Plus, solitude is definitely soul food for you at the moment.

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JANUARY 21 TO FEBRUARY 19

Wednesday’s New Moon encourages you to establish some sort of domestic routine, which will help you complete tasks in a more streamlined fashion. Friday’s Mercury-Uranus connection increases your impulsive side, and makes you more accident-prone than usual. When it comes to a recalcitrant relative or an annoying neighbour, perhaps it’s time to build bridges and let bygones be bygones?

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FEBRUARY 20 TO MARCH 20

The New Moon highlights your travel and education zone. But with Mercury in retro mode, it’s time to plan a holiday or revise written work (rather than take a trip or launch a brand new project). And with Mercury and Saturn reversing through your business zones, don’t take work and money for granted. If you want to minimise problems, then check and double-check everything.

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Sometimes the stereotype is just the beginning! Protein isn’t just meat and calcium isn’t just milk! There’s always other options on hand, you just have to look for them...

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When it comes to nutrition we tend to associate certain foods or food groups with certain nutrients. For example, if I say calcium you’ll probably automatically think of milk and dairy foods. But while each nutrient tends to have a ‘poster food’ there’s plenty of other options on the menu. Protein Meat has become synonymous with protein but there are other protein-rich options that can help provide variety in your diet. These include: • Nuts and seeds • Dairy • Legumes • Wholegrain foods (such as breads and cereals) • Eggs • Soy products Iron Along with protein, iron can also be found in foods other than meat. Keep in mind though that non-haem iron (the iron found in plants) is not as well absorbed as haem iron (the iron

found in animal sources) so it’s best to couple iron rich plant foods with foods high in vitamin C, which aids in absorption. Iron rich foods include: • Green leafy vegetables • Nuts and seeds • Wholegrain foods (such as breads and cereals) • Eggs • Legumes Calcium Dairy is a great source of calcium, but if you’re lactose intolerant or choose not to consume dairy products there are other calcium sources to look out for. These include: • Calcium fortified plant milks (such as

soy, almond and rice) • Green leafy vegetables • Tofu • Almonds • Tinned sardines and salmon (the bones contain calcium) Fibre For some people – including those with coeliac disease – many grains are off the menu due to their gluten content. But this shouldn’t mean that you miss out on fibre, which is important for bowel health. Other sources include: • Fruits • Vegetables • Legumes

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One in three people over the age of 65 and one in two people over the age of 80 are at risk of a fall that will lead to a serious injury. For people over the age of 65 you are three times more likely to end in hospital after a fall. However, falls do not just occur in the elderly or people aged over 65. Falls are common in younger adults and can be as a result of numerous chronic conditions such as vertigo, stroke, lower limb neuropathy and muscle weakness. Risk factors that can contribute to falls include; strength, balance, coordination, walking speed, gait imbalances, poor vision, medication and reduced sensation of lower limbs. Exercise can help to improve most risk factors associated with falls and decrease your chance of falling. A study that was recently completed in Australia concluded that three hours of high challenging balance exercise per week slashed your risk of falling by 40 per cent or more. Falls prevention is more than just balance training; exercise should cover the five main points:

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Rinse well and be prepared for insanely healthy, glowing skin! But wait, there’s more! Coconut oil has a bunch of other uses, too. Coconut oil can also be used as a gentle eye makeup remover, use some on a cotton pad and watch as your long wear eyeliner melts away nicely. For whiter teeth, try the age-old remedy, the oil pulling method! Swish around your mouth a tablespoon of coconut oil to detoxify you gums and keep stains off teeth leaving them nice and bright. Perfect brows frame your face and hairspray tames those flyaways in our hair, why not spritz some onto an eyebrow brush and comb through for naturally polished brows that stay in place all day. We all know the feeling, you get that brand new lipstick and you’re so excited to wear it only to find it wears off after a few hours and you have to go and find a mirror and countlessly re-apply throughout the day. A great way to lock that colour onto the lips and make that lippy last all day is to grab a tissue and some translucent loose powder. First apply lipstick as usual then lightly blot over the top of your lips with a fluffy brush and some powder with a tissue held gently over your lips. Your lipstick will be set and long wearing!

Today it has never been more accessible for us to source knowledge for the latest in beauty tips and tricks, with YouTube and Instagram and every other phone app under the sun, there are beauty gurus ready and waiting to offer us more advice than we can possibly manage for one lunch break. I’ve sourced together the most uncommon beauty hacks that you probably haven’t heard of, that actually do work! The first magic product that you are going to go searching for in your kitchen is coconut oil. Absolutely amazing for a multitude of uses, the rich emollient oil is bursting with skin and hair goodness! Melt a dab of coconut oil in your palms with the heat of your skin, then mix in a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of Manuka honey, use this as a mask on freshly cleansed skin and let it sit for 20 minutes.

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Downsize to spacious living. With new villas now available you too can afford to downsize to a maintenance free, spacious home located in Treeview Estates — the Blue Mountain’s premium retirement community. Stay close to family and friends while enjoying open plan living, a lock-up garage, ample storage and a sunny, private courtyard garden. All while living in a welcoming community with like-minded residents. Isn’t it time you started enjoying more freedom and relaxed living in your retirement? With villas from only $419,000 call today because they won’t last.

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Jacaranda Lodge EMU PLAINS 80 River Road

Selling $1,225,000

Undeniably one of the finest examples of a “Californian Bungalow” in the region, Jacaranda Lodge is now available for you to add the next chapter to its proud history. Situated on a magnificent corner lot of 1072sqm, dotted with the spectacular trees that coined the property’s name, overlooking the beautiful Nepean River, it is easy to see why our forebears chose this location for one of the street’s first homes. The original blueprints show an elegant, aristocratic residence with wide sweeping verandahs and large open plan living spaces for entertaining guests. The current layout offers a range of lifestyle options. For example, our owners chose to live in a five bedroom home by utilising the vast enclosed spaces. Your family may have other ideas. Over the past few years the home has been rented out, losing some of its former glory. What it hasn’t lost is its character, sheer presence and style. With an abundance of period features, exceptional craftsmanship and a superb location all that is left is for you to add your own personal twist.

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EXECUTIVE MOUNTAINS COTTAGE IN SOUGHTAFTER LOCATION • 4 good sized bedrooms; three with built-in robes, ensuite to main • Recently renovated kitchen with top-ofthe-line appliances • Split system air conditioning, gorgeous timber flooring • Oversized lounge room with stacking door to the large balcony • 759sqm (approx.) block; multiple outdoor entertaining areas • Sought-after location, close to shops, schools and transport

For Sale Buyers Guide $969,000 - $999,000 Viewing By Appointment Contact Chris Rayner 0432 721 335 and Kate Spence 0450 015 191 Address 30 Great Western Highway, Blaxland

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For Sale Buyers Guide $560,000 - $590,000 Viewing By Appointment Contact Chris Rayner 0432 721 335 and Kate Spence 0450 015 191 Address 30 Great Western Highway, Blaxland

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Nestled in a peaceful location and unassuming from the street, this family residence could be just the thing that you’ve been waiting for. Four bedrooms combine with a separate lounge and dining space and the master bedroom enjoys an ensuite and private access to the rear yard. Downstairs contains a utility room with bathroom. Web ID: LEN11412

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If your family is bursting at the seams, you will appreciate the size of this spacious residence. Retaining a natural flow, the extension seamlessly unites with the existing home. The result is a wonderful combination of bedrooms, bathrooms and generous servings of living spaces. The in ground pool will be a welcome addition. Web ID: LEN11433

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