#SheReviews Film: True Spirit

My biggest fear whenever sailing was encountering a wave larger than the yacht itself. I  have been lucky to avoid this by sailing on larger yachts in calmer seas. So when I first read Jessica Watson’s (OAM), book True Spirit released in […]

#SheReviews Film: Millie Lies Low

Millie Lies Low is a drama comedy filmed in Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand. It may not carry an abundance of dialogue but this character-driven story of emotions and facial expressions says it all.  The storyline holds your attention from beginning to end […]

Queensland Ballet 2023 Season Launch

I was delighted to visit Queensland’s Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) to witness the exclusive unveiling of the revitalised launch of Queensland Ballet’s 2023 Season:  Every Step a Spirited Story – joyous, lively, famed, defiant, bold, significant. This year has had its challenges […]

#SheReviews The Producers

It has been a while since I attended a musical theatre production so on Friday the 21st the opening night of Queensland’s Musical Theatre production of The Producers, a new Mel Brooks musical was an absolute tonic! It was a packed house […]

#SheReviews Film: Under Cover

What is home? HOME is: Identity – A holder of our memories and helps shape who we are. Imagine your life without a home – can you do that?  The hidden faces of homelessness. At its core, homelessness is about absence and […]

#SheReviews The Retaliators

For lovers of savage movies, The Retaliators is the horror-thriller film for you. Sadistic and bloodthirsty, I’m thankful I decided to watch it in the daytime, I guess it all comes down to choices and it was still scary with all its […]

#SheReviews Hit The Road

Hit The Road movie is uncomplicated to watch. But the warm story about an Iranian family dynamics during a family road trip, becomes complicated and includes a number of unexpected turns.  It is emotionally captivating full of wit and sadness diluted with […]

#SheInspires Michelle Noordink

I get all my ideas out of a meditative state and they just happen, something is channelling me. This was Queensland contemporary sculptor, artist, and designer Michelle Noordink’s response when we sat down for a chat and I asked where her ideas […]

#SheReviews Bosch & Rockit

Bosch & Rockit took me back to the fun and freedom days when mobile phones and social media didn’t rule and as I sat glued to the screen, I wished more young people of today could go back too, in real life.  […]

Nanny Babe’s Fish Soup Recipe

Ruth’s Fish Soup 2 x large fresh fish fillets (firm fish such as cod, snapper, basa, sea bass, and haddock to prevent falling apart during cooking) 1-2 cups of fresh seafood mix 1 x medium onion 3 x large garlic cloves 2 […]

La Traviata Opera Queensland Opening Night

The audience stood and clapped in Queensland’s Performing Arts Centre’s Lyric Theatre, following an outstanding modernised production of La Traviata.  We did our best to convey our response to one of the best and most unique performances I have ever seen.  A […]

#SheReviews Queensland Ballet Li’s Choice

Queensland Ballet Li’s Choice Queensland Ballet Artistic Director Li Cunxin AO has chosen well. Li’s Choice opening night was sensational and kicked off with a bang.  Three stunning diverse performances from neo-classical to a deeply emotive contemporary dance with the finale a […]

#SheReviews Mothering Sunday

Based on Graham Swift’s novel published in 2016 this British romantic and sexy period drama is set in the wake of World War I. The Mothering Sunday story transpires in 1924 over the course of one day on Mother’s Day, the holiday […]

#SheReviews Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

Consider visiting one of the most remote villages in the world where members of the cast have never seen a move before, where the world’s most remote school is surrounded by breathtaking infinite beauty. Lunana-A Yak in the Classroom is one beautiful […]

#SheReviews Operation Mincemeat

Behind the scenes stories based on true life are enlightening, and the Operation Mincemeat movie, was that. Based on the book by Ben Macintyre, this compelling true story was nerve wracking to watch at times as I had no idea of the […]

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