Category Archive: lifestyle

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


Something You Said’s best podcasts of 2014

The somethingyousaid.com poll to discover our contributors’ favourite radio show/podcast of 2014 was a complete non-event. Why? Well because pretty much everyone voted for the exact same thing. You know what it is.… Read More


Something You Said’s predictions for 2015

Happy New Year everybody! With hangovers still raging, we asked somethingyousaid.com’s contributors for their predictions for 2015. Here’s what we reckon is going to go down in the next 12 months:  Hoop earrings… Read More


The Zeros and Heroes of 2014

With 2014 almost done-and-dusted, we thought we’d highlight the people who shaped the last twelve months, for better or worse, so here are somethingyousaid.com’s zeros and heroes of 2014, starting with the dicks and… Read More


Reasons Glebe is the best/worst suburb

Somethingyousaid.com’s Matt Lengren offers three reasons Glebe is the best (or possibly worst – perception is key) Sydney suburb in which to live: Local Characters Whoever coined the phrase ‘keep your friends close… Read More


Billabong Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Sonia Clarke temporarily abandons technology and searches out a yoga retreat: In my continuing quest to embrace life as a health-conscious Sydneysider it was inevitable that I would, at some point, depart this fair… Read More


Thanks, predictive text. Talk later.

Somethingyousaid.com’s Ruth Hodge discusses the strange beast that is predictive text:  I was busy last night texting whilst driving (my mind into the brick wall opposite me as I frantically typed away into… Read More


Gay lifestyle and issues in China

Stephanie Cobon battles a hangover while considering the increasingly visible gay lifestyle culture in China: I kept my eyes tightly shut and became conscious of the hot mass sitting at the bottom of my… Read More