Dainere's Rainbow This is quite a personal one, it raises funds for juvenile glioblastoma research. I have lost two friends to this disease.
RSPCA I am an avid animal lover, and got my bog dog from this organisation.
Cancer Council Australia Their overheads are super low, with most of the money going to charity work, and I've worked for them in the past.
Bombay Sapphire, Botanic Australis, Bloom London Dry Gin, Geranium, Hendricks, Rock Rose, anything from the Canberra Distillery, Archie Rose, Forty Spotted, Four Pillars
Verve Cliquot, Mumm, Grant Burge
Whites and Rosés
Rieslings, and the Cabernet Franc Rosé from Surveryor Hill
Shiraz, Shiraz Merlot, Shiraz Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Sangiovese. Most local Canberra reds - the Clonakilla O'Riada is a favourite, as is the Brindabella Hills 2013 and 2015 Shiraz, The Surveyor Hill Tinto, and the Pankhurst Tempranillo. Penfolds, most McLaren Vale, and some more rounded Barossa reds
Tokay, Muscat, specifically from the Rutherglen region
Japanese, and non-peaty Scottish and Irish.
Lilies, peonies, sunflowers, roses, native flower bouquets.
Ferrero Rocher, Lindt, anything hazelnut or mint chocolate is my weakness; dried strawberries, interesting cordials, homemade delights.
Asian fusion, a good ravioli or risotto, or a home-style spaghetti bolognaise.
Milkman by Anna Burns
Putin's World by Angela Stent
The Dirty Life and Good Husbandry by Kristin Kimball
The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
Voices of Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich
Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner
Gardening and Sustainability
Botany For Gardeners by Brian Capon
Eat Wild Tasmanian by Rees Campbell
Wild Food Plants of Australia and Wild Herbs of Australia and New Zealand by Tim Low
The Weed Forager's Handbook by Adam Grubb and Annie Raser-Rowland
Field Guide to Useful Plants From Temperate Australia by R. J. Hardwick and J. M. CatonThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Elizabeth Arden - Mediterranean
Dicoo - Fragrancy
Calvin Klein - One
Wheel and Barrow - homewares
La Creuset - kitchenware
Do You Even - activewear
Gym Shark - activewear
Lululemon - activewear
Lorna Jane - activewear
Steam - video games
Amazon - ebooks