Review: Scenes From A Marriage

Marriage is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment. What is it that drives us to pair and share our lives together ? What happens as time passes, lives change and the happily ever after fairy tale sometimes crumbles? These issues […]

Review: Loving Vincent

If you love Vincent van Gogh’s paintings, you’ll love ‘Loving Vincent’. This enchanting animated film portrays the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh, as well as the stories behind some of his most famous paintings. As you focus on one of […]

The Art of Hiding By Amanda Prowse

Recently I did something I’ve never done before; I chose a book based purely on the cover. With a ridiculously long “need to read” list, I had no reason to be so reckless. But that’s the problem with having so many books […]

REVITALEYES

The eyes have it at #SheBrisbane with one of our ladies using REVITALEYES, the current top-selling eye treatment in the country, with what she describes as “outstanding” results. REVITALEYES is part of the freezeframe brand created by leading Australian beauty entrepreneur Sonia […]

Australia Day – The Movie

How do you celebrate Australia Day? If you’re anything like me you meet at the local park with neighbours and friends for a barbie and a game of cricket. You might listen to the hottest 100 or head to the coast for a day […]

Maudie

Maudie is the latest film directed by Irish director- Aisling Walsh. This quirky little movie which was a hit at the Toronto Film Festival is a biopic of the life of Canadian folk artist – Maud Lewis. Maud lived and worked in […]

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’ […]

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