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Guest Guide to Melbourne: Witu’s Ultimate Road Trip ...

Nat Turnbull and Elise Wilken are the girls behind Melbourne-based label Witu. Starting out with a humble vision to provide the perfect tote, Witu have since...

Guest Guide to Melbourne: Minna Gilligan’s Inspirati...

Minna Gilligan is a Melbourne-based artist who works with painting, drawing and collage. She also illustrates for Tavi Gevinson's Rookie magazine. Her ar...

A Perth metro guide to Record Store Day 2015

It should be a new holiday – Record Store Day that is. With orthodox religion starting to phase out of the social equation I'm starting to get worried fo...

The Spanish Film Festival 2015 for the disorganised

The Spanish-speaking world (all four hundred million of 'em) have given the rest of us some pretty important things. Penélope Cruz, paella, Juno Diaz, th...

Guest guide to Melbourne: Kitiya Palaskas’ Sugar Coa...

Kitiya Palaskas is a craft-based designer who has worked with people like Mimco, Kikki-K, Akubra, Lego, Etsy and us (!), as well as bringing to life such gen...

Win a weekend at Hotel Hotel by completing our 2015 ...

Last time we did a reader survey we learnt a lot about you. We really cemented the friendship and became closer. It's time for us to ask you some questio...

Guest guide to Melbourne: Jimmy’s Burgers Artery Clo...

Oh, Melbourne. A city synonymous with street art, laneways, black clothing, AFL, ‘foodie’ culture, ‘coffee’ culture, culture in general, and Real Housewives....

A Slacker’s Guide to Tackling PIAF

Dude, slices of the Perth International Arts Festival cake have already been eaten. The good news is the rest of the cake is just as scrumptious as the first...

10 good reasons to donate blood

Do you ever feel like a bit of a crap human who wishes you had the altruism to devote your existence to saving orangutans or the mindframe to relocate to a r...

Fringe World's Sunday Club

So we've received about 1000+ emails about Fringe World and there is a heap of stuff in there. We couldn't however shy away from a portion that we...

MONA FOMA 2015 Tops and Bottoms

Tops Swans going back in time and enlisting an actual viking to play percussion for them. Watching Beijing artist Li Binyaun destroy 250 hammers one-by-one...

More trivia! Our 2014: A Year In Review quiz!

How'd you go in our First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza last month? Terribly? Awesome! You'll probably do much better in our 2014: A Yea...

2014: A Year in Review - the answers!

Behold! The answers to the questions that will reveal to you exactly how much real living you did in 2014! Swap your biro for a red pen and start marking you...

Summer Strayin'

Here at The Thousands we care about your summer. We actually really do. We want you to feel charged up with possibility. We want you to close your eyes at so...

The Thousands' guide to New Year's Eve

For those who do not know, New Year's Eve isn't just a poor-quality movie starring every actor that was free at the time of its filming. That's r...

The Thousands staff wrap-up of 2014

2014 was a beautiful year for humanity. From the ice bucket challenge to the holy matrimony of Kimye to Slurpees being served in jars, we really progressed a...

The Thousands' Christmas Day survival guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year - for intrusive questions about your love life, airing of family laundry, and abrupt conversational transitions ...

Sky High NYE 2014/15 (with Fatima, Alexander Nut, Sa...

Woah, just when you thought that New Years was shaping up to maybe being a gig or a bangin' house party this one drops – Rooftop Movies, Good Company and...

A short interview with Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope's brand of dark, wry, no-bullshit comedy has seen him appear on Louie and a weekly segment on Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, as well as...

Guide to Garage Sale Trail 2014

For every semi-functioning MIDI disc player at a garage sale, there is a piece of Harley Davidson merchandise c1994 that absolutely completes you and makes y...

Camp Doogs 2014: Shout Outs & Tag Outs

Camp Doogs happened over the weekend and was the second time that the now annual event has been held. The hard part prior to boarding the bus this year was t...

What To Do When Your Precious Holiday Is Ruined

You've booked a hotel, or a cabin. You're getting out of the city. You're going to do all kinds of feel-good activities like nature walks and swi...

Makeshift

Perth Fashion Festival is on and even though there is no Alexander Wang to sit next to there is still a filled Birkin of things for you to get up to. For tho...

The School of Life: Spring Classes

You probably heard a while back that Alain de Botton’s The School of Life is due to hit Perth. Well the time has come where book lists and enrolment lines ha...

The Creatives – Workshops

Turning yourself into a Swiss Army Knife of pocket-talent skills is quickly becoming a must, as former 9 – 5 club members quit their jobs and are proclaimed ...

PUBLIC Urban Art Walks

Not-for-profit crew FORM snagged 45 of the best urban and digital artists from every pocket of the globe back in April and filled 30 ol’ brick and mortar wal...

The School of Life Perth Pop-Up

Unless you are striving on your own endeavors to read the Power of Now or are a subscriber to New Philosopher, your existential quota is most likely made up ...

How to nail Christmas in July

Christmas in Australia might be the most obvious example of our ingrained desire to be wholesome American sitcom families fighting against the natural limita...