This was the first of my Open Air Cinema movies for the year – the Open Air Cinema is, as it’s name suggests, a cinema in the great outdoors; well not so much the great outdoors as it is Mrs Macquarie’s Chair in Sydney’s Botanic Gardens but it doesn’t Continue Reading
What a cool performer. She walked onto the small stage of The famous Spiegeltent, to give it’s full grand title, in Hyde Park, Sydney, and while quiet and unassuming with a spoken voice barely above a whisper, she commanded attention straight away, her normally quiet folk pop given some extra Continue Reading
I am pretty sure you can’t really do that, but McGyver can! Home from work today recuperating from all the crazy dental work I had done yesterday, I switched on GO! while I ate my scrambled eggs and pudding (not together, although possibly not completely gross), and while I dismantled Continue Reading
What a marvelous movie. I had heard all the hype, read all the glowing reviews, and with actors of the calibre of Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter (playing, with great believability, a ‘normal’ character, for once; not that I don’t like her weird oddball characters which Continue Reading
In my general day to day life blog, I posed the question of whether you can go back and truly enjoy movie or TV shows from your past, and by past, I mean, dim, dark childhood past? Some shows such as Charlie’s Angels or Hart To Hart, while revealed for the frothy Continue Reading
I love French movies. Let’s get that out of the way from the get go. Perhaps it stems from studying French for six years at high school, or my enduring love of French pastries (unlikely that an unhealthy preoccupation with almond croissants would lead to an appreciation of French artistic Continue Reading
HP7 + ABBA reforming?
It is not often that I hear a song and take an instant and enduring dislike to it, but yesterday while listening to the radio in the variety store at Wynyard Train Station (buying birthday candles if you must know!), I finally heard the Black Eyes Peas’ song, The Time, Continue Reading