Tag: movies

  • Movie Weekend

    Movie Weekend

    “This is definitely a film by Almodovar”, I thought to myself with a smile. Just when it seemed like it was going to be a fairly conventional film, there was a significant and (for me) unexpected twist in the plotline.… Read the rest

  • Spencer – Movie

    Spencer – Movie

    “You know about the P’s and B’s of journalism?”, I remember my friend and colleague Tony once asking. He and I were sharing a house at Bourke in Western NSW, where we both worked at the radio station, 2WEB.… Read the rest

  • Swedish Weekend

    Swedish Weekend

    “I’m sorry, I’m running late”, I told some friends via Messenger today. Though there has been talk of it for a few months, I hadn’t quite comprehended the impact of the changes to bus routes in Sydney’s “Eastern Suburbs”.… Read the rest

  • Joe Bell

    Joe Bell

    There was a moment of stunned silence when I told my friends at lunch on Friday I was going to a 10 am Saturday movie screening. Though we’re all of the age that remembers the “Saturday matinees”, I think most people think of going to the cinema as something you might do in the afternoon or evening.… Read the rest

  • Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    I went searching on Spotify and Youtube Music yesterday for a comprehensive album or playlist of the works of Billie Holiday. Though it’s been at least 35 years since I bought her recordings on vinyl, and a few years later on CD, I was keen to find a good digital collection.… Read the rest

  • My Ancestors Raised Pigs

    My Ancestors Raised Pigs

    I remember reading somewhere – maybe in a history of the Bega Show – that one of my ancestors was a champion pig breeder.

    I have no idea what that means.… Read the rest

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