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Weather pre­sen­ter Te­gan Ge­orge grew up in Bris­bane be­fore lay­ing the foun­da­tions of her jour­nal­ism ca­reer on the Sun­shine Coast. She joined the Ten Net­work as a re­porter and is now the face of weather for the net­work in Bris­bane. Be­tween study­ing the iso­bars and keep­ing an eye on the tem­per­a­ture we asked Ge­orge about her favourite things. EN­TER­TAIN­MENT Movie: Love Ac­tu­ally. I’m ter­ri­fied of fly­ing but I love air­ports be­cause of this film. Book: Any­body Out There by Marian Keyes. TV show: I have so many it’s hard to choose just one! I love Pu­berty Blues and MasterChef. Band or singer: It changes all the time. I en­joy pop mu­sic so I have favourites of the moment. Al­bum: 21 by Adele and Rock­ferry by Duffy. Karaoke song: Horses by Daryl Braith­waite. Gad­get: My food pro­ces­sor. HOME Room in your house: The kitchen. My hus­band is a great cook, so we en­joy spend­ing time to­gether on the week­end try­ing out new recipes. Place to hide from ev­ery­one: My garden. Art piece: A paint­ing my Nana owned that she gave to Mum. It’s of a lit­tle girl sit­ting on a stair­case with her St Bernard dog, which has de­stroyed her ten­nis rac­quet. Item you can’t live with­out: My ket­tle. I’m an ob­ses­sive tea drinker. Lux­ury prod­uct: My tea set and Royal Al­bert teapot. They were gifts and have great sen­ti­men­tal value. LIFE­STYLE Hol­i­day spot: Bunya Moun­tains (pic­tured). I’ve been go­ing there for years. It’s so peace­ful and re­lax­ing. Thing to do on the week­end: Sleep in, cook and go walking with my two dogs. Place to go to re­lax: My Mum and Dad’s house for a cuppa. Hobby: Cook­ing and gar­den­ing. Sport to fol­low or play: I fol­low ten­nis, cricket and rugby league. I’m a huge sports fan. Din­ner con­ver­sa­tion topics: News, cur­rent af­fairs and the weather. FOOD Meal of all time: Mum’s roast chicken. Dish to cook: Quiche. It was the first meal I learnt to cook when I was in my early teens. Fam­ily recipe: My Aunty Sue’s cheese ball. In­gre­di­ent: Good qual­ity olive oil. Guilty plea­sure: Cheese. My hus­band’s fam­ily is from Spain, so they have me hooked on Manchego. Bar: Bris­bane River­bar & Kitchen. Restau­rant: Thai Ter­race at Rosalie. Cafe: The Velo Project at Mooloolaba. STYLE Style icon: Quentin Bryce (pic­tured). She al­ways looks ele­gant and im­mac­u­late. Fash­ion de­signer: Reem Acra. Her gowns on the red car­pet are al­ways gor­geous. I love a bit of sparkle and she’s known for her beau­ti­ful em­bel­lish­ments. Piece of cloth­ing: The jade silk gown my par­ents bought me for my Year 12 for­mal. I still adore it. Shop: Jig­saw. Their dresses are fem­i­nine and clas­sic and seem to fit my shape really well. Artist: Sun­shine Coast artist, Ken­dall Perkins. Her paint­ings have a feel­good fac­tor.

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