Tag: movies

  • 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

  • Binge Drinking

    Binge Drinking

    “Has Mikkelsen ever been so good?” was the headline in the Swedish newspaper, Aftonbladet this week. Mads Mikkelsen (who is also featured in the film currently screening, “Chaos Walking) is the main actor in the film, “Another Round”.… Read the rest

  • Supernova + Stop Girl

    Supernova + Stop Girl

    “It’s was really weird in some ways, as I’ve known Sally for about thirty years”, I said to my friend as talked about the play “Stop Girl” at Belvoir Street Theatre.… Read the rest

  • The pub with no bears

    The pub with no bears

    “Hey dude, can you put your phone away?”, my friend said to the bloke in the cinema in front of us yesterday. There weren’t a lot of people in the cinema: only us, another woman, and the bloke who was there with his mum, so it’s not as if he didn’t know who she was talking to.… Read the rest

  • Lately

    Lately

    Though I couldn’t imagine doing it myself, I found inspiration in the life story of “Morgana Muses”, as featured in the documentary, “Morgana”.

    There was only a handful of people at Dendy Newtown for the Saturday morning screening this weekend.… Read the rest

  • Life Right Now

    Life Right Now

    Some of the best views to be found in Sydney are at train stations.

    View from the station at Circular Quay in Sydney.
    View from Milson’s Point Station, Sydney

    I’d forgotten how wonderful it is to cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and to get on and off at Milson’s Point Station.… Read the rest

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