Sabo Skirt founder Thessy finds her forever home in Brisbane

first_imgThessy Kouzoukas and Georgio Batsinilas at home with dog Bobbi and daughter Zani. Picture: Tara Croser.BRISBANE power couple Thessy and George Batsinilas have found their forever home after years of house hunting.The co-founder of fashion label to the stars, Sabo Skirt, took to social media to announce she and her husband were the winning bidders at auction for a home in the city’s south, which they plan to knock down and build a brand new house on.And in a sweet twist, the property is right next door to the home of Thessy’s best friend, Sabo Skirt co-owner and sister-in-law, Yiota Kouzoukas. RELATED: Home fetches almost $1m for charity at auction Thessy and Georgio on their wedding day with their daughter Zani. Image supplied.Sabo Skirt’s designs are favoured by celebrities such as Bella Hadid, Ariana Grande and Kylie Jenner.Global style queen Jennifer Lopez was recently spotted wearing one of the brand’s playsuits during a Saint-Tropez getaway with her fiance, Alex Rodriguez. Jennifer Lopez wearing the Elsa Playsuit by Brisbane label Sabo Skirt in Saint-Tropez with Alex Rodriguez. Photo: Instagram/@jlo. Sabo Skirt co-founders Thessy Batsinilas and Yiota Kouzoukas. Picture: Peter Wallis.Batsinilas, also known as Thessy K, told her 156,000 Instagram followers that the couple had been hunting for a house for the past two years.“We have lost so many auctions and had never been the highest offer and we would always be so disappointed,” she said.“Today we WON!! Our forever block that we can build a house of (sic) full of love and create memories.”Records show they bought the property for $1.14 million.The existing home is on an elevated, 600 sqm block, with the back deck offering spectacular city views. The views from the back deck of the house Sabo Skirt co-owner Thessy K has bought. Image: CoreLogic.George Batsinilas is the co-owner of the gym and online fitness business, FitazFk.The pair recently tied the knot in a rustic outdoor ceremony on the Greek island of Kythira.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours agoThessy walked down an aisle set out in the middle of a field behind her 11-month-old daughter Zani and in front of 193 guests. MORE: Tenants secure their great Aussie dream homelast_img read more

Matthews stars as Barbados trump Guyana by 27 runs

first_img2018 CWI Women’s T20 ChampionshipAkaze ThompsonWindies’ star all-rounder Hayley Matthews smacked a brutal fifty as Barbados took their winning streak to four following their 27-run win over Guyana in the CWI Regional T20 Women’s Championship played at Sabina Park Ground in Jamaica.The opener hit seven fours and four sixes in her36-ball blitz, which produced Barbados’s top-score of 61. Support came from her opening partner Danielle Small, who scored 21 off 18; with Kycia Knight, the wicket-keeper, adding a useful 23 to help their side post 134-6 in 20 overs.Guyana again had another good outing with the ball, as their star for the night, Akaze Thompson, grabbing 2-22, and a wicket each came from Plaffiana Millington, Shenita Grimmond and Subrena Munroe.Looking for the second win, the Guyanese ladies produced a mixed batting effort in the chase, but fell short despite Thompson returning to blast 47 and Shabika Gajnabi chipping in with 31. Guyana was restricted to 107-3 when 20 overs expired.Hayley MathewsSkipper Shemaine Campbell was the next bet scorer with 16, as spells from the Bajan duo of Shanika Bruce (2-17) and Shamilia Connell (1-17) were enough to contain the Guyanese.In other matches played in the 4th round, Windward Islands defeated the Leeward Islands by 62 runs, while Trinidad and Tobago got the better of hosts Jamaica to win by 43 runs.Meanwhile, the final round of the T20s will bowl off on Monday, with Guyana opening the day with a match versus the Leewards. The red hot Barbados will tackle hosts Jamaica in the afternoon match, while Trinidad and Tobago lock horns with Windward Islands in the night.Following the end of the T20s, the women will shift formats as they prepare for the Super50 leg of the championships, which bowl off on Thursday June 21. (Clifton Ross)last_img read more

DELIGHT AS UROLOGY SERVICES RETURN TO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL

first_imgLetterkenny General HospitalIt has been confirmed that the Urology Service at Letterkenny Hospital is being re-instated this week.Clinics will restart in the coming weeks.Donegal Action for Cancer Care say they are delighted with the news. “This is great news as DACC have worked tirelessly on this since Mr Moran retired early in the new year. While we were awre of this for the last few weeks waiting on the official news was starting to give us some concern.We have kept this issue to the fore & feel strongly that our ongoing work has contributed to this result.” said DACC spokesperson Betty Holmes.An operating list is taking place this Friday (November 13th) and OPD clinics are restarting in the coming weeks.All GP referral letters are and have been triaged by a consultant urologist. “We have been told that this is an interim arrangement whilst The Saolta Group finalise a group wide strategy for urology services – end of 2015.“For us in DACC we did raise our concerns that the group wide strategy for Urology Services does not mean taking them from Letterkenny Hospital to Galway…..this would not be acceptable to us in DACC at all. We will keep a close eye on how these really urgent & important services go” said Betty.The Saolta Group reassure us that they are committed to maintaining a urology service in Letterkenny for the patients of Donegal.DELIGHT AS UROLOGY SERVICES RETURN TO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL was last modified: November 12th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more