#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 […]

#SheWatches Then Came You 

by   When I was asked to review a film set in Scotland my answer was a resounding ‘ YES’. We have been regular visitors to Scotland, visiting Cruden Bay, Aberdeen and Edinburgh many times. It’s a country full of natural beauty […]

The Siren Song of Lorelei

by   As the Aldi ad would say, Opera Queensland’s seductive new production Lorelei is “Good Different”. In fact, it is “Very Good and Very Different”. No grand operatic stage designs, which can change from scene to scene, and no soaring male […]

#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 Blackbird

by   The state of Victoria now has its euthanasia laws in place and the debate is about to fire up again in Queensland, so the movie Blackbird is a timely reminder of the decision for a person to choose to die […]

#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 […]

#SheWatches High Ground

by   When my husband asked what High Ground was about I replied,  An Aussie cowboy film.” Producers are calling it a Northern rather than a Western because it was shot up north in Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park. Set in […]

#SheWatches – A Gift From Bob

by   A Gift from Bob is just what we need right now in this strange 2020 environment and the perfect family movie in our lead up to Christmas but make sure you have a few tissues on hand.  The opening scene […]

#SheWatches Misbehaviour 

by   Do you remember watching the Miss World and Miss Universe pageants? I do. In the 1960’s and 70’s the Miss World competition was the most – watched television show on the planet with over one million viewers.The new film Misbehaviour […]

#SheWatches RADIOACTIVE

by   It’s strange how our universe works. I have been providing online school support to my youngest grandson Lachlan. He is working on a project titled Let’s End the Gender Divide based on a research paper about gender stereotyping in toy […]

#SheWatches Honest Thief

by   We are huge Liam Neeson fans in our house. The Taken series was on high rotation when they first came out and for each new instalment we rushed to the theatre.The Honest Thief is vintage Liam Neeson playing the sort […]

#SheWatches Miss Juneteenth

by I found Miss Juneteenth to be a touching, charming and poignant movie. Although it saddened me to watch an authentic story about what black American life is for some, it was also heart-warming and sends a strong message to people of […]

#SheWatches The Leadership 

by   In a week where the world lost one of its most beloved and influential female leaders in Ruth Bader Ginsburg , I was lucky enough to watch the brilliant new film, The Leadership from acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Ili Bare. This […]

#SheWatches Four Kids and It

by   We are all a little nostalgic right now. In Queensland, holidaymakers are packing their caravans and heading west for a taste of homespun country life or to places like Hervey Bay which boasts an old fashioned beach holiday charm. Our […]

#SheWatches The Secret Garden

by   This week sees the release of a film based on one of my very favourite children’s books, The  Secret Garden, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This beloved story was first published in 1911 and is one of the author’s most […]

#SheReviews Wherever You Go By Monique Mulligan

by   West Australian author, Monique Mulligan, is a wife, mother, successful children’s author, former publisher, newspaper and magazine editor, children’s curriculum writer and short romance writer. Monique has had a successful and varied career but her burning desire has always been […]

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