Category Archive: lifestyle

We give Penny Skateboards a try

If you thought skateboarding was just for kids or tattooed dudes wearing backwards baseball caps and pretending they’re still teenagers when actually they are closer to thirty, you need to get the hell up to… Read More

Lifestyle: Why I Love Crochet

As autumn begins to creep between the sheets of the southern hemisphere, Chloe Mayne (re)discovers a woolly way to fill the time: After a long summer of luxuriating in sandy toes, salty hair… Read More

Things we should have done but haven’t

We like to think that we’ve experienced lots of life’s rich tapestry, here at somethingyousaid.com, but there are certain things that we’ve just, well, overlooked. You know, those things that you realise you should… Read More

Sponsored Video: XXXX, Unextreme Sports Intro

Here at somethingyousaid.com, we like to think we’re sporty types. Healthy, active, fit. But, the truth is, while we ride our bikes to the pub and occasionally summon up the energy to do some yoga,… Read More

Lifestyle: A Hipster’s Guide To Life

Upon moving into his new Eastern Suburb unit, somethingyousaid.com’s Matt Lengren found what appeared to be a user manual in the main living area. The following is an excerpt from Chapter Two of the… Read More

Unstoppable – Derek Rabelo’s Surf Story

Introducing Derek Rabelo. He’s a Brazil-based pro-surfer with an insatiable appetite for big waves. Oh, and he also happens to be blind. #LiveUnstoppable Check out his story, above. For more of this kind of thing,… Read More

Pretty Shady have got you covered

Preparation for a music festival is an incredibly meticulous business… the irony of spending hours/days considering an outfit that will make you appear effortlessly cool, the agonising over which bands to see/miss in those inevitable… Read More

How to behave at the beach

Depending on your location, potentially the only annoying/frustrating thing about a beach trip is the genuine fear of hypothermia. You’d think those of us lucky enough inhabit warmer climes would have little to complain about.… Read More

Taboo tubes: Homosexuality in Surfing

As a Frenchman living in the coastal enclave of Bronte, Sydney, Thomas Castets surfs just about everyday. But around 2010 Castets began noticing a pattern among his surfing buddies – they’d marry off,… Read More

Dare to Date this February

Somethingyousaid.com’s Addy Fong explains how you can go on dates and be a charitable human all at the same time: If you think dating is the process of categorising food according to when it expires… Read More

Free yoga with lululemon and SydFest

Sydney Festival is unquestionably awesome. But if you are a fully-committed festival attendee then it is also unquestionably exhausting and can leave your body feeling a bit battered. Work all day, straight to an… Read More

Sponsored Video: Take a Road Trip

Question. When did you last spend quality-time with your parents? And by quality-time, we don’t mean sitting in the same room watching Keeping Up with The Kardashians while flicking listlessly through Twitter. In this modern… Read More