I adore plays on words, and am also fond of the whimsical and absurd. As I lay in bed with an appalling migraine, recovering from my occipital nerve blocks, I discovered the following bouncing around the internet. It probably wasn't the wisest of times to imbibe in such hilarity, as boy, did my head hurt!... Continue Reading →
She knew what it felt like to be owned, or rather, how it felt when others presumed to own her. She had never felt as free as when she placed her most treasured possessions in a suitcase and left the detritus of her old life. The wardrobe was crammed with dresses and coats she would... Continue Reading →
Bring your friends and family down to Bondi Beach and join the RSL Youth Choir in an historic photo shoot! To launch the National Peace Project, the participants shall be filmed as they assemble to make the map of Australia, the Red Cross emblem at it's centre. The choir and Army Band shall also be... Continue Reading →
My daughter and I and some dear friends went to Sydney Park last Saturday to pay homage to Kate Bush, whilst at the same time, denouncing domestic violence. I used to listen to Wuthering Heights as a young girl, living under the oppressive understanding that a violent and possessive man would be deciding when my... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-Dur3uXXCQ I was blown away by this song, and the sentiment behind it. She speaks for many survivors. Welcome back, Kesha! The best is yet to come.
My daughter has been my companion to many concerts. Some operatic, some classical, some pop and some rock. The squeals of joy echo through my home when I inform her that we have tickets to a visiting performer. She carefully selects what she is going to wear, and we make plans to have dinner somewhere... Continue Reading →
How wonderful is the response by Lush to the Fair Work Commission's ruling? If you would like to praise them, you can do so on their Facebook page.
I didn't quite know what to expect when I attended the preview of Newsies, a movie filmed on Broadway during a live performance. The sublime music and spectacular dancing entranced both my daughter and I, dropping us gently into New York circa 1899, and the beginning of an uprising. The whole audience cheered for the street-smart... Continue Reading →
On the 26th January, the Gnome Convention was held at Glenbrook Park. This annual event is put on by the Rotary Club of the lower Blue Mountains and we look forward to it all year! It is whimsy at it's best. We were entertained by the extraordinary bush poet, Greg North. If you... Continue Reading →