#SheWatches Misbehaviour 

by   Do you remember watching the Miss World and Miss Universe pageants? I do. In the 1960’s and 70’s the Miss World competition was the most – watched television show on the planet with over one million viewers.The new film Misbehaviour […]

Mouthpiece Packs A Punch

by   In February my son and I headed off to QPAC for the first play of the Queensland Theatre Season 2020. It was David Williamson’s Emerald City. At the time we did not know it would be over eight months until […]

Queensland Theatre Launch 2021 Season

by   This weekend Artistic Director, Lee Lewis, and her faithful team at Queensland Theatre unveiled a new line up of stellar plays for the 2021 season. Lee has navigated the stormy waters of 2020 with vision and optimism. The theatre quickly […]

#SheWatches Honest Thief

by   We are huge Liam Neeson fans in our house. The Taken series was on high rotation when they first came out and for each new instalment we rushed to the theatre.The Honest Thief is vintage Liam Neeson playing the sort […]

To Market, To Market!

by   When you walk into a fruit shop you are greeted by a riot of colours and flavours from tart oranges, to juicy red tomatoes, crisp cos lettuce, earthy brown mushrooms, knobbly ginger and sweet purple grapes.The possibilities to create a […]

#SheWatches The Leadership 

by   In a week where the world lost one of its most beloved and influential female leaders in Ruth Bader Ginsburg , I was lucky enough to watch the brilliant new film, The Leadership from acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Ili Bare. This […]

#SheWatches Four Kids and It

by   We are all a little nostalgic right now. In Queensland, holidaymakers are packing their caravans and heading west for a taste of homespun country life or to places like Hervey Bay which boasts an old fashioned beach holiday charm. Our […]

#SheWatches The Secret Garden

by   This week sees the release of a film based on one of my very favourite children’s books, The  Secret Garden, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This beloved story was first published in 1911 and is one of the author’s most […]

#SheReviews Wherever You Go By Monique Mulligan

by   West Australian author, Monique Mulligan, is a wife, mother, successful children’s author, former publisher, newspaper and magazine editor, children’s curriculum writer and short romance writer. Monique has had a successful and varied career but her burning desire has always been […]

Spring Fashion Trends 

by   It’s Spring here in Australia and although we’re not heading out and about as much as usual, I do love to do a Spring edit of my wardrobe. I’ve been checking out the shops for my Southern sisters and reading […]

Queensland Theatre Returns

by   One of the industries hardest hit this year has been the Arts, but in news that will bring joy to the hearts of so many, Queensland Theatre will reopen the Bille Brown Theatre in November. Audiences will be treated to […]

#SheWatches Les Miserables

by   The excellent French drama, Les Miserables, is loosely based on the original Victor Hugo story, but is a modern day crime story inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris. It’s set in the gritty suburb of Montfermeil in Paris, where […]

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