Author Archives: nsn

That thing you’re sitting on is a War Memorial

By 29 August, 2011

Reading through the “In the City” magazine that came with today’s Canberra Times, I had to do a double-take at the photo on page 25, accompanying the article (by which I mean puff piece) about a Canberra woman who is the executive officer of UN Women Australia.
The photo shows that woman sitting on the ACT Memorial.
Which [...]

If at first you don’t succeed…

By 28 June, 2011

So having failed to excite Canberra shoppers with the factory outlet experiment that was Brand Depot, Canberra Airport is announcing the April 2012 arrival of the Majura Park Shopping Centre, featuring Canberra’s biggest Woolies, a Big W, and a Dick Smith.
I guess the recent addition of a Woolworths petrol station at Majura Park should have been a [...]

The Burbury Hotel, not associated with Burberry

By 13 November, 2010

According to this press release on the website of the Hotel Realm, local developer the Doma Group will next year open a second hotel in Barton, just next to the Hotel Realm.
The five star Hotel Realm developed by the Doma Group will soon welcome the new 4.5 star Burbury Hotel to the Realm precinct – situated directly [...]

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