The Talk of Newstead

by Following the former Brisbane Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson’s talk, two more of Brisbane’s favourite speakers will be speaking at some iconic Newstead locations in a series of evening talks from November through December. Presented by Aveo Newstead these free talks will […]

Jo Sandhu #SheInspires

by Jo Sandhu is the author of the children’s book ‘Tarin of the Mammoths’. This is the first story in a series published by Penguin Random House. Jo was so inspiring when she told the honest story of her writing journey at this year’s […]

Alison Moyet in Brisbane

by Brisbane concert goers were treated to two of the best female voices around when a large crowd gathered at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 10. In the unfamiliar position as supporting act was Brisbane’s own Katie Noonan, who had […]

What To Wear On Safari

by As I write this I’m gazing out of my window onto the African savannah, cheeky monkeys are playfully swinging in the trees and hoping I’ll leave the door open so they can come and steal some treats. I am feeling very […]

An Octoroon- Queensland Theatre

by The play ‘An Octoroon’ has been described by Ben Brantley of the New York Times as “this decade’s most eloquent theatrical statement on race in America today. “Award -winning playwright Branden  Jacob – Jenkins has updated the play which was originally […]

Spruce Up Your Spring Wardrobe

by Spring has well and truly arrived with floral and floaty dresses making a welcome appearance on the streets of Brisbane. I’ve been out and about checking out street style, shopping Spring trends and attending the Spring Fashion Parade at L’adore & co. These […]

A Spring In Your Step

by Winter was the perfect time to give my feet some loving care and now that Spring is upon us I’m so glad I did. We all tend to wear more closed in boots and shoes in winter and with the drier […]

Brisbane Tales From The Grave

by Do you ever wonder about the people who are buried in your local cemetery? I know I do. I wonder who the large mausoleums in Toowong Cemetery belong to and about the humble stories of people buried in the little country […]

UPLIT- The Brisbane Writers Festival

by Readers and writers of Brisbane rejoice as it is soon one of our favourite times of year. This September 6-10 sees over 100 writers converging on Brisbane for the annual Brisbane Writers Festival. UPLIT- The Brisbane Writers Festival is celebrating 55 years (even […]

My Name Is Jimi

by My Name Is Jimi When invited to see Queensland Theatre’s latest play ‘My Name Is Jimi’ I didn’t know what to expect. Was it a night of storytelling, dancing, comedy, music or culture? Ultimately it was a night of all of these and […]

The Trip To Spain

by Sunshine, sangria, siestas, señoritas and sardines – all of this and more are to be found in the latest Michael Winterbottom directed film- ‘A Trip to Spain’. Following on from ‘The Trip’ and ‘The Trip to Italy’ this latest hilarious instalment sees the […]

Paris Can Wait

by France seems to be calling me back. This time it is the South of France trying to rekindle our love affair in the beautiful road trip film ‘Paris Can Wait’. This lovely film stars the ageless Diane Lane, handsome Alec Baldwin […]

RICE- Opening Night

by RICE is the latest play by Queensland Theatre, a co-production with Griffin Theatre Company in Sydney. It is a drama written by the talented Michele Lee, who won the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award (QPDA) for this work. In RICE we see race, gender […]

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