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Promote your event in Ask Roz for free

Ask Roz would like to help you promote your event, but to do that we need some key information. Did you know that Australians over 18 spend an average of 35 hours per week browsing on their mobile device.  Through our multi award-winning Ask Roz platform, you will reach web, mobile, social media and digital… Read More »

What I Love About Holidays in NSW

Visit NSW has rolled out their new video ad campaigns for NSW destinations. “What I Love About Holidays in NSW” The campaign What I Love About Holidays in NSW is the latest digital marketing campaign and hosted on www.visitnsw.com/ilovensw. Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “To help visitors plan their next NSW getaway, Destination NSW has launched five short… Read More »

What does this mean?

More frequently in the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Facebook page you’ll see posts starting with (i). The (i) is to show you that this is a “Facebook Instant Article” that is enhanced to open instantly and beautifully on your phone. The experience is totally different to the one you get via a web browser. You… Read More »

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider ~ Nasty

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider are commonly found throughout the greater Blue Mountains region, especially in the warmer months. Ask Roz link The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of venomous mygalomorph spider native to eastern Australia, usually found within a 100 km (62 mi) radius of Sydney. It is a member of a group… Read More »

Now you can really Ask Roz 24/7

If you’re looking for some personal recommendations for a great place to eat, stay or shop or maybe something special to do this weekend then try our new service Ask Roz Q&A. Now you can literally “Ask Roz” about events, your plans or maybe you need some help with the website or your Ask Roz… Read More »

Photographer of the week – Geoff Pyne

This week’s Photographer (though he refutes that title) is local Ask Roz Licensee, Geoff Pyne. “Basically I shoot for content on our Social Media pages and use my trusty Smart Phone. Really getting a kick out of it though, and hopefully on the improve” >> To find other great things to see and do in the Blue… Read More »

Photographer of the week – Summar Burgess-Moore

The Ask Roz Newcastle Photographer of the week is Summar Burgess-Moore It seemed more than appropriate that during Hunter Valley Wine & Food Month, Roz featured the work of Pokolbin’s ‘bubbliest’ snap taker whose creed seems to be: Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life………………………..   > Get your FREE “Ask… Read More »

Photographer of the week – Bryce Higgins

The Ask Roz Newcastle Photographer of the Week is Bryce Higgins. As a young boy walking along the beach with his grandmother, Bryce Higgins began playing with “old cameras”. Twenty years down the track, Bryce’s Fiancée Casey is keeping his dream alive…………… https://m.facebook.com/Brycee777 http://www.eyeem.com/u/16788253                      … Read More »

Photographer of the Week – Dave Bean

Ask Roz Newcastle’s Photographer of the Week is Dave Bean. Roz marvels at the talents some people possess and Dave Bean fits right into that category of person. “I wanted to take good photos of my Tattoo work” cites the affable musician, as a reason for purchasing his first camera. Seven years into his professional photography career… Read More »

Check the sky tonight because it’ll be sporting a full moon.

Full moons are traditionally associated with temporal insomnia (inability to sleep), insanity (hence the terms lunacy and lunatic) and various “magical phenomena” such as lycanthropy. Psychologists, however, have found that there is no strong evidence for effects on human behavior around the time of a full moon. A full moon is the lunar phase that… Read More »