Violets Are Blue 

by Roses are red, Violets are blue, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is coming , with some collectable jewellery, too.  Did you know the official flower for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is a Violet? Neither did I! I have an affinity […]

50 Years Of Queensland Theatre

by In 2020, Queensland will celebrate 50 years of having a dedicated theatre company, a company that has grown and thrived. At the launch of the 2020 season, Queensland Theatre promised audiences 50 Seasons of Stories plus an array of special events […]

#SheReviews L’Appartement

by As many readers know I’ve been a regular visitor to Paris since I was 21 and have stayed in many cool and quirky apartments. There was the crazy shower apartment; where the shower could only be turned on by my clever […]

#SheReviews Storm Boy

by Do you remember reading Storm Boy at school? I do. It was one of the first Australian novels I’d ever read and it was a revelation for this bookish little Redcliffe girl who’d also grown up barefoot and beach-combing by the […]

#SheWatches The Public

by If you’re anything like me The Breakfast Club is one of your favourite movies to watch and rewatch. You’ll remember Emilio Estevez was the dreamy star of this classic film, set mostly in a library. Fast forward over 30 years and […]

Cabaret de Paris

by Brisbanites could be forgiven for thinking they were in Paris as all things French came to town. The Brisbane Eye was resplendent in red, white and blue, Le Cordon Bleu – Le Festival was in full swing serving pastries, croissants, crepes […]

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