Blomer believes that poetry has the potential to change people’s views of the world, making them take a step back and assess the affects of their choices big or small.
As winter’s early dusk inevitably hits, stroll the inner harbour alongside the Parliament Buildings, strung tall with twinkling white lights. Loop back to the Bay Centre for some shopping, perhaps, but cap off the night with a ride on the brightly-lit Holiday Ferris Wheel, swirling in Centennial Square.
First ubiquitous in brewing, then obsolete, barrels are once again on the leading edge of the craft beer movement. Until the mid-20th century, all beer was stored and transported in barrels—usually made of oak because of its sturdiness and waterproof quality.