#SheWatches From The Vine

by   From The Vine is an uncomplicated heartwarming and somewhat humorous film set in Acerenza in the province of Potenza, the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. For me, it was a feel-good, old-world type of movie that took me back to […]

SheTravels – Blue Mountains NSW

by   Most of us are talking about travelling within Australia given our OS travel restrictions and there is an abundance of glorious options that are inexpensive.  I recently arrived back in Queensland after a trip to Sydney to attend a writers […]

#SheWatches Deliver Us From Evil

by   Action, action and more action is what Deliver Us From Evil offers. Particularly after a little girl is kidnapped and a government-agent-turned-mercenary is forced to re-emerge when he learns the incident is closely connected to him.  When an infamous bad-ass […]

Small Steps 4 Hannah HALT Inaugural Launch

by   For the charity luncheons I attend, the causes are a needless sacrifice of life that should have never occurred in the first place. Innocent souls taken from this world by selfish, controlling perpetrators who systematically deceive and abuse their victims […]

#SheReviews June Again

by   June Again is a wonderful heartfelt Australian movie about the dynamics of an Australian family dealing with their ill mother, yet a story applicable to families worldwide.   The Cast Australian actors Noni Hazelhurst who is brilliant as June, Claudia Karvan […]

SheWatches TWIST

by   When two-time Academy Award Winner Sir Michael Cain (The Dark Knight), stars in a movie there will likely be trouble and he will have a plan. I wouldn’t be surprised if he admitted to enjoying playing roles of the misunderstood […]

Our Mothers ANZAC Biscuit Recipe

by   I’m certain our mother wouldn’t mind sharing her ANZAC biscuit recipe in commemoration of ANZAC Day (Australian and New Zealand Army Corp est. WW1) on 25 April. It’s a standard recipe anyway, a tradition adopted since World Wars I & […]

QSO Live Performances

by   Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s (QSO) most recent maestro arrangement, Enigma was as described, a Musical Tour de Force. Their sensational opening arrangement struck the audience as they showcased a spine-tingling brass and organ production of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in C […]

Dandelion & Driftwood Returns To Hendra

by It wasn’t so long ago I attended the delightful comeback and opening night of a Queensland institution, Dandelion & Driftwood. A comforting and much-adored fully licenced café that had loyal followers from around the state eagerly waiting on the steps for […]

Shaun The Sheep’s Circus Show

by Listening to the echo of children’s excited giggles at QPACs Lyric theatre throughout the night warmed our adult souls. Their laughter was pure delight, flowing from their heart. I had a smile on my face as internationally-acclaimed Australian circus ensemble Circa […]

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

by   Alliance Francaise French Film Festival (AFFFF)  is my favourite and I was thrilled to be asked to view a few movies on Vimeo from their vast collection. They never cease to disappoint with their diversity and cross cultural story lines. […]

#SheWatches Girls Can’t Surf

by   So it was said Girls Can’t Surf and this wonderful somewhat frustrating historical documentary, gives you hope. It is a downright reminder of how long it can take to be included, treated as an equal, recognised, respected, and paid for […]

2 Greens Summer & Winter Soup

by   For those who know me, I love healthy food and green vegetables, so it is not surprising that I share yet another one of my regular simple recipes I have created.   This one I call 2 Greens Summer & Winter […]

#SheWatches Boss Level

by   It was the actor’s names that caught my eye before I considered the film’s title, Boss Level a mind-bending drama like no other. I can promise it’s action-packed from the beginning to the end, not a film for lovers of […]

#SheWatches The Food Club

by   In late 2019 before Covid became famous, I was in Tuscany, Italy attending a writing workshop. I consumed saporous cuisines, sipped on Aperol spritz, swirled local reds around my gums, and shared stories with old and new friends.  This week […]

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