More Manu Please!

by Manu Fieldel is the charming French chef best known for the hit TV series ‘My Kitchen Rules’, which just happens to be my very favourite show. Now in its eighth season it will be gracing our screens again with more good and some not […]

London Calling

by Where Paris is chic, cultured and refined, its rival cousin across the channel, London, is cool, happening and in your face fun. So, you’ve done the Tower of London, watched the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and toured Westminster Abbey . […]

A Romantic High Tea

by I had the great pleasure of attending the Australian Romance Readers Association (ARRA) 2016 Brisbane High Tea recently  with fellow She Brisbane writer and romance author Kelly Lyons. Romance and High Tea just seem to go hand-in-hand, which is why  ARRA […]

Dreaming of writing

by As a keen reader, writer and aspiring author I’ve always been interested in hearing other writer’s stories about their journey to publication. So, it was with great delight that I received ‘ Writing the Dream’ , a book published by Serenity […]

Wild Dogs and Wild Weather

by My South African Adventure Since my first story on South Africa many people have asked , “ So what happened next?” Every day in South Africa dawns differently to the one before and so it was with my husband and I…. […]

Tim Winton Talks

by As testimony to one of Australia’s most celebrated authors, Brisbane readers filled the Ithaca Room at City Hall to meet with Writer in Residence, author Tim Winton. The author of Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and My Island Home, has penned a non-fiction […]

Downward dog anyone?

by When a star All Blacks player—Beauden  Barrett ( number 10)—is crediting yoga for his recent sensational form, you realise it must work some magic. Once thought of as a little alternative and a bit of a soft option in the exercise […]

A girl, a ghost, and the many faces of Hanako

by I was excited to attend the world premiere of Hanako: Desire & other Secret Weapons created by talented Brisbane team, Katherine Lyall-Watson (read our previous interview with Katherine – here) and Caroline Dunphy. It was inspired by Japanese plays, contemporary culture […]

Morphing Miss Fisher

by Clue: where would you find the loot, the dame, and the most fabulous costumes from the heady 1920s? Answer:  Aha … at the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition at Old Government House, of course. I have long been a fan […]

Step out in Paris with me

by I must confess to having had a love affair for over 30 years… a love affair with the wondrous city of Paris. See, we have a history, Paris and me: it was the place where I went for my first overseas […]

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