The Trip To Spain

Sunshine, sangria, siestas, señoritas and sardines – all of this and more are to be found in the latest Michael Winterbottom directed film- ‘A Trip to Spain’. Following on from ‘The Trip’ and ‘The Trip to Italy’ this latest hilarious instalment sees the two […]

Paris Can Wait

France seems to be calling me back. This time it is the South of France trying to rekindle our love affair in the beautiful road trip film ‘Paris Can Wait’. This lovely film stars the ageless Diane Lane, handsome Alec Baldwin and […]

Queenie’s Little Book Of Comfort

Two early childhood educators from Tasmania have written a book to help young children survive family violence. Queenie’s Little Book of Comfort follows Queenie the quoll who, when faced with family violence, seeks help from her neighbour Eric the echidna. “We decided to […]

Monsieur Chocolat

Monsieur Chocolat was a hit at the recent French Film Festival and it was there I saw it for the first time. It was my son’s choice and I had no idea what to expect but we both loved it. I came […]

Churchill

If like me and many other women of Brisbane you are having history withdrawal pains after finishing binge watching ‘The Crown’ you might like to treat yourself to a screening of the new movie – ‘Churchill’. This marvellous film tells the story […]

Keep Calm and Carry On – Their Finest

After watching ‘Their Finest’, a beautiful film set during World War Two, I was reminded of my own grandparents and some of the stories they shared from that time. The fashion brought back memories of the stylish frocks, knits, hats and handbags that were […]

The Art Of Slimming

This Easter, Dr Helena Popovic, encourages us to enjoy chocolate without the guilt. This doesn’t mean free rein to scoff down elegant bunnies, humpty dumptys and crème eggs every minute of the holidays. Dr Helena wants us to buy the very best […]

The Brisbane French Film Festival

As most regular readers of my column will know I have always been enamoured of all things French- handbags, cheese, champagne, champagne again and of course, French films. So when Alliance Francaise invited me to a special screening of Rebecca Zlotowski’s ‘Planetarium’ […]

Jasper Jones

I was thrilled to be invited to one of my favourite boutique cinemas, the newly refurbished Blue Room Cinebar in Rosalie, to view the new film -‘Jasper Jones’. The latest book to be adapted for the big screen, ‘Jasper Jones’ has been […]

Perfume – Friend Or Foe?

I love wearing perfume. If I forget to squirt some on I feel underdressed all day. My mum is worse always lingering in the cosmetics department having a little spray of the latest fragrance. My husband buys me exotic perfumes from all over […]

A Cinematic Life

I grew up watching David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz hosting ‘The Movie Show’ and more recently ‘At the Movies’. This always entertaining pair could bicker about movies like an old married couple, with David’s refined English accent the polar opposite of Margaret’s […]

How To Succeed In Business, Girls

  Carrie Green knows about overcoming challenges. She’s been at it for more than a decade now and can boast a successful career as a successful entrepreneur. That’s why she is comfortable and proud to be publishing her own “How to” guidebook […]

Kelly Lyonns ‘The Soldier’s Woman’

SheBrisbane’s own Kelly Lyonns is about to release her debut novel ‘The Soldier’s Woman’, published by local publisher Atlas Productions Books. It is a regency romance with a paranormal twist. Kelly is excitedly planning her launch which will be this Friday at The Gap’s […]

Healthy Is The New Skinny

For many women and girls, how to stop absorbing the incessant negative messages from the fashion and advertising industries and build a healthy self image, can be a bridge too far. It’s just too hard for many and they simply give up […]

Gold

I need to preface this review by saying that I am a huge Matthew McConnaughey fan. I loved his rom com days in movies like ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’. I loved him as the ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ and in […]

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