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~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Scorpio Season Oct 23 t...

Alright, here’s the deal: Scorpio season is a big one, but it’s a good one. Scorpio is the House of Sex and Death, but in a good way – sure, death isn’t grea...

Garage Sale Trail registration is open!

At last year's Garage Sale Trail I bought a gold leotard because I was optimistic about my impending summer bod and unrealistic about potential overthink...

Cool things from Brazil that aren't the Olympics

With so much spotlight on the Olympics in Rio and the controversy surrounding it (see: displacement of long standing communities, massive spending without an...

A guide to the Revive Second-hand Fashion Festival

We’ve all had those “UGH, I’M DONE” shopping days. You’ve finally scheduled time and you’re raring to go – you imagine spending $100 and getting a whole new...

The undeniable benefits of knitting

You drink your second cup of coffee and watch a beam of sunlight cut through the shades onto the woven twine basket where you keep your knitting gear. Your l...

Pokemon Go taught me how to conjure real life bubble...

I grew up near the sea so I've always had a strong affinity with water Pokemon. I'd often have this secret dream where I'd wander the shores of C...

Death Valley Fun Camp

Mint Slice shakes. Cherry Ripe brownies. Brioche, blueberry and chocolate bread and butter pudding. Southside Tea Room’s menu is full of nostalgic items pluc...

Radiohead reveal how the arts community can benefit ...

The budget is in! Turns out the mining boom is over and we don't have enough money to stop the savage cuts to the arts sector. But it's all going to ...

Stay at the Two Thousand Apartment and experience th...

As you know, we’re the proud parents of Airbnb apartments in Melbourne and Sydney. Both act as a mini, livable capsules of the city they’re located in, conta...

A guide to exploring abandoned amusement parks and b...

Many of us pass crumbling structures and overgrown fun parks of the past on highways without much of a second thought, the relics of forgotten entertainment ...

Emma Mulholland contemplates embroidery, pop music a...

Last week we sent comedian Hannah Gadsby into the depths of Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, and she did a top job of trying to cram the indefinab...

Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’ in a n...

We’ve imagined how Grayson Perry might traverse through Sydney and now it’s time to get down to the business of reviewing the exhibition. We asked comedian H...

Cats rule everything around me

Neko Atsume means 'cat collection' in Japanese. It's a phone game where you collect cats. That's it. You don't save a cat from a tree. Yo...

Entering an eating competition

I'm an emotional eater and David Bowie died last week, so signing up for a vegan eating competition at Cherry Darlings Bakehouse seemed like a no-brainer...

My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson...

This summer Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is hosting Grayson Perry: My Pretty Art Career. The bustling, bombastic survey of Grayson Perry’s w...

The Thousands 2015 staff wrap-up

We dialled the Hotline Bling, we saw that blue dress, we waved Abbott goodbye (into his fridge-less suburban home) and we learnt to Netflix and chill. You co...

Four Thousand’s Four-Legged Guide to Brisbane: ‘Dog ...

By now, you and your dog have surely sat down together and read through each article we’ve written in human-English covering the friendliest spots, savviest ...

Four Thousand’s Four-Legged Guide to Brisbane: Best ...

Everyone loves dogs – they didn’t score the title of man’s best friend by accident. Sometimes it can be hard to know where to comfortably take this friendshi...

Perfect Match: Melbourne musicians and their locatio...

A few months ago we created an Art-inerary to Melbourne inspired by The Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great exhibition at the NGV. This month we tak...

Surviving The Off Season: Filling The Rugby League Void

Fire Up! regular, Confession Booth host, and Illawarra flame A.H. Cayley comes off the bench with some new plays to help you through the warmer months. Full ...

Garage Sale Trail is back!

To get the prime booty at garage sales you have to be dedicated. You can wake up at the perfectly reasonable time of 10AM Saturday morning, walk out the door...

Editor's picks: a farewell tour

Sad news time: this week is my last issue as editor of Four Thousand. It's been a blast, but the time has come for me to move on. Before I go, though, al...

Three Thousand Apartment furnished by Third Drawer D...

What if you shrunk Melbourne down into one apartment? That’s kind of what we're aiming for with the Three Thousand Apartment (except everything's reg...

The cheapskate's guide to buying art

So you've rearranged the living room and now you've got a big blank wall just begging for some Artwork with a capital A. But buying Art! In this econ...

Do you dream of electric sheep?

As part of Art and About, The Thousands and Golden Age are co-curating a really exciting project. Inspired by the classic film Bladerunner, 'More Human T...

Cat Cuddle Cafe

It's here, it's happened, it's real: Brisbane's very own cat cafe is now open, and there are kittens in need of cuddling RIGHT MEOW. Ever si...

An Art-inerary to Melbourne

There's a helluva lot to do in The World's Most Liveable City. So much in fact, that an itinerary kind of becomes a necessity. But an itinerary needs...

NAIDOC Week roundup

NAIDOC Week, running this year between the 5th and 12th of July, is a time given to respecting and honouring Aboriginal and Islander history, culture and acc...