Review: How to Mend a Broken Heart (Rachael Johns)

Summer in New Orleans means hot days, long nights, spooky stories and surprising new beginnings. Felicity Bell has struggled to move on after her marriage broke down. Her ex has found love again, her children have their own lives, and it’s beginning to feel like her only comfort comes from her dog and her job … More Review: How to Mend a Broken Heart (Rachael Johns)

Review | The Valley of Lost Stories

Vanessa McCausland’s latest novel, The Valley of Lost Stories (HarperCollins, 2020), is a beautifully written story which takes place largely in a creepy abandoned mining town. Four women and their children are invited to the beautiful but remote Capertee Valley, west of the Blue Mountains. Once home to a burgeoning mining industry, now all that … More Review | The Valley of Lost Stories

Five Norwegian shows you can stream in Australia right nå

I’ve always been very proud of my Norwegian background, and lately I’ve been learning, speaking, cooking, reading and watching Norwegian whenever I can. I’m not much of a fan of Nordic Noir, so I’ve had to dig a little. Here are some of my favourites, all of which are available to watch in Australia at … More Five Norwegian shows you can stream in Australia right nå

Bluey: the kids’ show we’ve been waiting for

I’ve always taken a keen interest in children’s programming. As an eight-year-old, I wrote a very sternly worded letter to the ABC’s Managing Director because they’d cancelled my beloved Victor & Hugo (can’t remember what the show was about exactly, but damn I cared…). Of course now that I’m three kids in and often finding myself … More Bluey: the kids’ show we’ve been waiting for

Review | ‘Like Father’ (or: How to make everyone enjoy watching an hour and a half long advertisement)

We’re entering a new and exciting age of filmmaking, in which prominent actors star in hour and a half long ads for large, multinational corporations, and we walk away feeling warm and fluffy inside and googling cruise prices. … More Review | ‘Like Father’ (or: How to make everyone enjoy watching an hour and a half long advertisement)