#SheInspires Mocco Wollert

I was lucky enough to meet Mocco Wollert at the recent Writers Group Convention.The elegant Mocco was keen to share her story with our She Society readers. Mocco came to Australia in the 1950’s with no English and no money, but has […]

All Hail The Ladies!

Every weekend at rugby clubs, soccer fields, netball matches and tennis fixtures across Australia the often unsung sporting heroes toil away- serving in the canteen, washing jerseys, ferrying players to far- flung fields, cheering from the sidelines and sometimes playing in teams […]

Tim Finn and The Twelfth Night

It’s been over 400 years since Shakespeare penned his comedy ‘ Twelfth Night’. Yet here we are in 2018 watching a rollicking update staged by Queensland Theatre full of audacious music from the pen of musical genius Tim Finn. I have watched […]

The Next Generation of Storytellers

I am heading to see Queensland Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night this week. I am sure Shakespeare himself would be surprised himself at the longevity of his enduring and well – loved plays. Art has a way of doing that, so it’s […]

Cakes For Every Occasion

The perfect ending to any special occasion is a magnificent cake. When I was growing up wedding cakes were always fruitcake and our special birthday cakes were a sponge filled with cream and strawberries or if we were really lucky a Dolly […]

So You Want To Be A Writer…

Since I was a little girl I have always loved writing, but until I joined a writing group I had just been scribbling at home alone for years. I was rudderless and directionless. Joining a writing group gave me connection with like […]

Faure Requiem

Is there anything more beautiful than listening to a choir in full voice? It’s a breathtaking celebration of life and happiness and the power of voices combining. She Society were treated to the uplifting sound of the accomplished Choir-Australian Voices who combined […]

Memories from ‘82

It was the year of Matilda – the giant winking marsupial. It was the year swimmer Tracey Wickham was already a household name and marathon runner Rob de Castella  and weightlifter Dean Lukin soon became the names on everyone’s lips. It was […]

#SheInspires Phoebe Russell

At just 23, Phoebe Russell is considered one of the world’s most exciting double bass players. She could be playing in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Yet in April last year the Melbourne -born musician applied for, then accepted the position of Principal […]

From Page To Stage To Screen

Have you ever wondered what is involved in taking a book and making it into a play or film? Why did some people love both “Gone Girl” in book and movie form, but the reception for the screen adaptation of “The Girl […]

Autumn Fashion Trends

Autumn is upon us and even though it’s still warm in most parts of Australia, the stores are tempting us with new colours, shapes and accessories to welcome the latest season. Autumn has to be one of my favourite seasons as the […]

Women’s Rugby

At the recent Brisbane Global Rugby Tens competition at Suncorp Stadium some of the best matches to watch were the women’s rugby games.This week we see the inaugural Super W squad competition kick off at Suncorp Stadium. The brand new Women’s XV […]

The Brisbane French Film Festival 2018

It hardly seems a year since one of my favourite Brisbane events- The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival was here. Yet, She Society were treated to a lovely launch and advanced screening to mark the advent of this year’s festival. Palace Cinemas, […]

#SheInspires Zoe Byres

Local Cake Boss and Sugar Artist -Zoe Byres will be appearing at The International Cake Show Australia in May.The quirky cake artist with the shock of pink hair is instantly recognisable to her many followers and Zoe’s creations have made her an […]

The Power of the Piano

Sadly I can’t play the piano but it is one of the instruments I have always been fascinated by; from the flamboyance of Liberace and Elton John through to memorable scenes in Pretty Woman and The Fabulous Baker Boys, the piano has […]

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