The Patty Jenkins directed Wonder Woman movie has given us a superhero that is refreshingly compassionate and has a certain innocence to counterbalance her superhuman strength and fighting skills. What struck me the most about the 2017 self-titled blockbuster is that it’s fight scenes ar so delightfully stunning – from the opening scene on ‘Paradise… Continue reading Fight like a girl: why the Wonder Woman movie is so badass
Wizardfest is coming to Australia and we now all have a reason (do we need one?) to pull out the ol’ dress robes and costumes to party with fellow fans and muggles. The May event is being held in Sydney, Perth, and Adelaide with other major cities to follow later on this year. With Butterbeer,… Continue reading A call out to wizards and witches – Wizardfest is here.
I must confess that I have never seen an episode of Pokémon. But when I saw my social feeds cluttered with news that the Pokémon Go app had launched in Australia, and had friends ask me if I wanted to go hunting, I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Here is why I got caught up in all… Continue reading Why I am not too old to play Pokémon Go
Patonga Caravan Park is nestled along Ettalong beach and Patonga Creek – just 5min from Umina and 90mins from Sydney. It has clean and modern amenities, and the front office comes complete with a kiosk that serves snacks, milk, bread, bait for fishing and refreshments. As a newbie when it comes to camping, it could not have been… Continue reading Tales from an adult camper
Dear Joanne Rowling, Thank you for writing Harry Potter. I know you have probably heard this a million times since that legendary first book was published back in 1997, and truth be told I didn’t start reading the books until a few years later, but your books brought back my love of reading as an adult.… Continue reading A thank you letter to JK Rowling
Uluru is more than a rock in the red centre of Australia. It is the country’s spiritual heart. Believed to be more than 700 million years old, it holds a powerful presence, that has to be seen to be believed – it was not until I jumped off the tour bus to bask in its giant… Continue reading Why Uluru is the heart of Australia
They are the family at the centre of more Entertainment news than the Royal family. In fact, they are the Royals of Hollywood – or to be specific, Calabasas, California. And they built their empire through a series of business savvy, strategic business decisions and controlled news streams. But how exactly did they do it and do they deserve more credit for their empire? Here are 4 reasons why the Calabasas family is media smart….
Camping for the first time as an adult is daunting. Especially if your idea of hiking is usually something that gets you back to your hotel room by the afternoon so you can nap. (OK I don’t nap, but watching TV doesn’t have the same ring to it) And so I found myself going camping… Continue reading How to survive your first camping trip as an adult
Dear Activision, When you announced four years ago that you were discontinuing the Guitar Hero franchise, I was upset. How could you do that? It seemed like it was selling well across all consoles. And you didn’t run out of music, so WHYYYYYYYY? I hung on to my Wii, scoured eBay to get secondhand copies of… Continue reading Confessions of a casual Guitar Hero gamer