Meet Alondra de la Parra

A cool change had decided to embrace Brisbane on the day I interview the Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Alondra de la Parra. It’s a good thing too, as I’m feeling a little flustered. You see, I have watched Alondra […]

Russian Resurrection Film Festival

SheSociety were invited to attend the Russian Resurrection Film Festival. In its fifteenth year this festival caters to fans of Russian cinema in Australia and New Zealand. A very well dressed and excited crowd filled the large theatre in the Myer Centre’s […]

Melbourne Cup Day

One of my favourite days of the year is fast approaching. It’s a one -of-a-kind. It’s the only day of the year I ever bet, the only day I wear a fancy fascinator or hat and one of the only days of […]

#SheReviews Backtrack Boys

As a teacher and a mother I have always been concerned about the welfare of our young people. It benefits the whole society when we nurture and look after our youngsters even when they stumble and fall. I’ve never met a bad […]

Meet Christen O’Leary

I had watched Christen O’ Leary tread the boards long before I met her in person. You might remember her marvellous turn as the exotic Magda in the hit stage musical ‘Ladies In Black‘ and I was astonished at her bravery as […]

The Brisbane Writers Festival Highlights

Every year I become very excited reading through the program for the Brisbane Writers Festival.This year was no exception.With the theme – What The World Needs Now- this year’s festival brought writers from all corners of the globe to share their stories. […]

Festitalia – Italian Festival 2018

Can’t make it to Italy this year? Never fear! Festitalia is right here in Brisbane this Sunday. This one – day celebration showcases all things Italian.The food , the culture, national and international entertainment, dancing , cars, Italian wines, and flag throwing […]

Spring Fashion Trends

In my part of the world the weather is warming up and Spring has certainly sprung , which leaves us all rushing to our wardrobes thinking what am I going to wear? Luckily, I headed out to the L’adore & co Spring […]

B. Lucky & Sons Opening Night

Bill Lucky is a London gangster with a string of international pawn shops. He’s teamed up with a Chinese triad to conceal illegal casinos. He’s infiltrated Melbourne and watch out folks, he’s now come to Brisbane. So goes the fictional story created […]

Dancing With Dior 

Maria Grazia Chiuri has been inspired by dance for her sixth ready – to – wear collection for Dior. Her collection embodies the movement and encapsulates the words and feelings of famous dancers. The dancing theme brought  a fluidity and beauty to the […]

#SheReviews Ladies In Black

One of my favourite plays for 2017 was Queensland Theatre’s ‘Ladies In Black’ based on Madeleine St John’s classic novel ‘The Women In Black’. The costumes, the era, the story and the colourful characters all spoke to me and had me laughing, […]

#SheReviews I Am Paul Walker

Having three sons and a husband who all loves cars, I am very familiar with the work of Paul Walker who played the role of Brian O’Conner in the many ‘Fast and Furious’ films. My son’s teenage years were punctuated by the release of […]

Meet Anna McGahan

If  you are a fan of ‘House Husbands’, ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries ‘ and ‘Anzac Girls’, as I am, you will instantly recognise the lovely actor – Anna McGahan. You might also know her as Nellie Cameron from ‘Underbelly ‘or Rose Andersen […]

#SheReviews Hearts Beat Loud

It is easy to see why an all star cast signed on to make the feel good comedy/drama ‘Hearts Beat Loud’. This quirky indie film has a lot of heart and soul and my family and I thoroughly loved it.There is a […]

Spring Into High Tea At Bacchus

One of the loveliest treats is to enjoy a scrumptious High Tea with friends or family. It always feels  quite decadent and has an old world charm. It makes you stop for a while for a spot of conversation, to enjoy exotic […]

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