by   Inspired by a true life story based on the novel Waiting for Anya by Michael Morpurgo (also author of the unforgettable War Horse story) is a film produced from stories during WWII. It is a time of darkness, the story […]

Queensland Ballet Season 2022 Launch

by   I felt like Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady as I could have danced all night and day following Queensland Ballet’s (QB) launch of their 2022 Season. Needless to say I was thrilled to be invited to the exclusive unveiling […]

Queensland Seniors Month

by   It is Queensland Seniors month this October where people of all ages, cultures and abilities are given the opportunity to communicate through organised events around our communities. Given I fit the senior’s category, I thought it apt timing to provide […]

SheWatches – THE COLONY

by   I am forever intrigued by writers comments when Earth becomes uninhabitable for humans, particularly when it has been destroyed by climate change, pandemics and war all of which somewhere around the globe we are being subjected to in 2021.  I […]


by   This is a strange mystery come thriller movie with some funny sides to the story and maybe more suitable for the older teenager or young adult audience. Although there are many young-at-heart adults who would embrace Die in A Gunfight.  […]


by   Disclosure is an Australian movie with Australian actors. The setting in one location on a large homestead surrounded by luscious bushlands in the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne. It seems to be the idyllic setting, happy families sharing the dream, until […]

#SheReviews Gunpowder Milkshake

by   Gunpowder Milkshake is an all-out action, adventure, thriller movie in one. There are wonderful moments when you think, aww gee poor guys, then crack up laughing out loud as did other members of the audience. Even with all the blood […]

Indigenous Music for NAIDOC Week 2021

by   NAIDOC Week is held annually in July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and includes Australians from all walks of life.  NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. […]

#SheWatches – Little Joe

by   Happiness feels good, but at what sacrifice as this this unusual, thought provoking movie Little Joe suggests. It is a slow paced film yet compensated by way of constant mental stimulation on the what-if’s.  I found myself wondering that maybe […]

#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 […]

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