At Last – Downton Abbey Is Here!

by Downton Abbey hasn’t graced our television screens for three years so many avid fans have been waiting for this movie and thankfully, it doesn’t disappoint. This two-hour supersized episode of Downton packs enough plots and subplots to keep you tantalised and […]

#SheWatches IT Chapter Two

by Based on Stephen Kings 1986 novel, the original IT movie was released in 2017. I didn’t have the courage to see it then. But this time, SheSociety sent me an invitation to the sequel IT Chapter Two and I courageously decided […]

#SheWatches The Nightingale

by Brutal colonisation and arrogance. How on earth did they cope, women, convicts, emancipists, settlers. Transported and relocated to “hell on earth” Van Diemen’s Land after surviving treacherous seas sailing from the United Kingdom of Great Britain. And innocent aboriginal communities invaded […]

#SheWatches Amazing Grace

by For lovers of Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, you must see this original, recently released footage captured in 1972 by Warner Brothers.  The film Amazing Grace has never been shown before and presents us with a most upfront and personal side […]

#SheReviews L’Appartement

by As many readers know I’ve been a regular visitor to Paris since I was 21 and have stayed in many cool and quirky apartments. There was the crazy shower apartment; where the shower could only be turned on by my clever […]

#SheReviews Storm Boy

by Do you remember reading Storm Boy at school? I do. It was one of the first Australian novels I’d ever read and it was a revelation for this bookish little Redcliffe girl who’d also grown up barefoot and beach-combing by the […]

#SheWatches The Public

by If you’re anything like me The Breakfast Club is one of your favourite movies to watch and rewatch. You’ll remember Emilio Estevez was the dreamy star of this classic film, set mostly in a library. Fast forward over 30 years and […]

#SheWatches The Keeper

by When movies are based on a true story, you often discover astonishing tales you may never have known about otherwise.  The Keeper is one of those movies, about a German Prisoner of War, Bert Trautmann, who was sent to Northern England […]

#SheWatches Annabelle Comes Home

by Annabelle Comes Home is your unapologetic, straight shooter that the franchise needed. Rather than push the boundaries of the horror genre and trying to replicate the success of Get Out, or Us, the film goes back to a tried and tested […]

Great Reads for Mother’s Day

by Mother’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to spoil your Mum or that special mentor, grandmother, neighbour or friend than with a good book. I’ve been reading up a storm lately and am excited to share some of my […]

Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s – Dreamscapes

by Music for your wildest dreams was our gift from Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s (QSO) latest production of DREAMSCAPES. Aptly named for the audience as we settled in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC) majestic Concert Hall. Another packed audience was transported to […]

Life In 1985

by I remember the eighties well, we lived through one of the most predominant fear related topics of our time, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. It had a substantial impact on the health and economy in countries all around the world. […]

#SheReviews Breaking Habits

by The story Ever thought of farming cannabis for a change of career? Well, Christine Meeusen did exactly that. When the movie, Breaking Habits began I wondered what was to come as the intro was somewhat different to the normal commercial films […]

#SheReviews – The Chaperone

by I had read Laura Moriarty’s divine book- The Chaperone several years ago. I really loved it. So you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to review the film version and heard the script was written by Downton Abbey’s Julian […]

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