Buskers tune-up for big break online

Abridged version published at http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/the-hills/buskers-tune-up-for-big-break-with-local-competition/story-fngr8i1f-1226611053963#mm-breached Tara Dobson has been busking at Rouse Hill Town Centre for the past year.   Playing the guitar since she was fourteen and singing since she could speak, the seventeen year old believes that her acoustic renditions of pop songs are the ideal form of entertainment for local shoppers.  “It’s fun…

Be very careful about asking for nude pics if you are a celebrity

Originally published at http://www.ivillage.com.au/x-factor-contestant-josh-brookes-kicked-x-factor/153375 BY ALICIA VRAJLAL X Factor contestant Josh Brookes has been disqualified from the Channel 7 reality show after an online scandal. It is believed that during a Twitcam chat with eliminated contestant Adil Memon, twenty year old Perth hopeful Brookes asked fans to “send us banana pics” which refers to nude images. Channel…