Hamish Boland Rudder

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Gaining a sense of identity

Hamish Boland-Rudder My surname has frequently been ridiculed by others, but that's only strengthened my sense of humour.

Canberra winters 101: a beginner's guide

Hot drink cold, winter, soup, woollen, THINKSTOCK IMAGE

Hamish Boland-Rudder Canberra is a city that often finds itself home to underprepared non-natives caught out by, and complaining about, the bitterly cold winter.

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Capital prepares for a date with Zara

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Fans of the Spanish fashion house Zara have now been given an official opening date for the brand's Canberra store.

Magical mystery tour begins with a song and dance

Jacqueline Maley and Hamish Boland-Rudder THEY were briefed not to give interviews to the media scrum awaiting them. They were told to make minimal comment, drop off their bags and board the bus to the Intercontinental Hotel.