Menu
Lifestyle

Lots to read in the Weekend magazine

A mounted soldier in khaki and a slouch hat.
A mounted soldier in khaki and a slouch hat. Courtesy of the National Library

A MOUNTED soldier, resplendent in fresh and clean khaki complete with slouch hat and the rising sun on his lapels, cooees for reinforcements.

The image, courtesy of the National Library of Australia, remains a powerful piece of war propaganda.

It was a call for the young men still on Australian shores to join their countrymen in Gallipoli.

In tomorrow's Warwick Daily News, the Weekend magazine takes a closer look at the uniforms of First World War soldiers and how the khaki and slouch hat became legendary.

Weekend also follows in the footsteps of the fallen to Gallipoli and, in travel, to the Kokoda Track. And a golden syrup slice, and cheesecake, in easy eating takes inspiration from the Anzac biscuit.

This delicious slice uses the same ingredients as the popular Anzac biscuit.
This delicious slice uses the same ingredients as the popular Anzac biscuit. 123rf

Weekend also chats to an Afghan refugee who went from fleeing the Taliban to studying her PhD in Brisbane, and our Stay At Home Mum works out how to make a buck quickly.

All this, and more, is in the Weekend magazine.

It's been 18 years since Samira Nazar and her family fled Afghanistan but the memories of the Taliban's oppressive misogynistic brutality are still strong for the 29-year-old business expert.
It's been 18 years since Samira Nazar and her family fled Afghanistan but the memories of the Taliban's oppressive misogynistic brutality are still strong for the 29-year-old business expert. Sherele Moody

Topics:  weekend weekend magazine



Caspian enjoys centre court victory

ON COURT: Caspian Tuckwell from Lindisfarne Anglican College  holds the Stolle/Hewitt Shield after NSW Primary Schools Under-11s beat South Australia at the Sydney International at the Sydney Olympic Tennis Centre.

Prestigious shield marks an exciting moment for Tweed tennis player

Tweed student claims prestigious honour

BIG HONOUR: Former Tweed River High School student Anna Wood.

Tweed student has been awarded prestigious community accolade

Tennis NSW gives $10k for Terranora club rebuild

GOOD SERVE: Tennis Terranora's Rob Nienhuis with Channel 7's Rachael Finch and Tennis NSW's Lawrence Robertson.

Tennis Terranora welcomes helping hand ahead of fundraiser

Local Partners

Beauty blogger slammed for ‘sexualising’ child with makeup

A PHOTO of a young girl wearing heavy make-up and false eyelashes has sparked a fierce debate online.

Why sleep is key to good health

Sleep cycles last about 90 minutes during which we move into, through and out of the stages of sleep.

Focusing on sleep just as important as healthy eating and exercise.

Make a statement by wearing your heart on your Tee

T-shirt range features powerful messages.

Woman faces amputation after leg shredded by propeller

One of the ambulances on scene during the accident. Photo: Nicolas McElroy

A woman could lose her leg after it was shredded by a propeller

Young Aussie's $16,000 'botched' surgery

Casey Lee regrets her overseas cosmetic surgery, which she claims left her permanently scarred. Picture: Supplied

There's a list of things that went horribly wrong for this Aussie

Man’s horrifying discovery will put you off sushi

Hero Sushi, supplied.

Here's a graphic way of putting you off sushi for a while

How racing changed this teen's life

James Ball, 16, suffers some learning difficulties and can have trouble communicating. Motorsport has given James confidence and had a dramatic impact on him socially.

In the beginning, James placed last in almost every race