"How's the weather?" I asked my friend Sue who has been in Melbourne for several days. "Sunny and 26", she replied in a text. Clearly, I've brought the weather from Sydney down to Melbourne.

Movies, Food, Friends and Travel

I’m normally asleep before take-off. Within seconds of switching off my mobile phone, my head can normally be found bobbing from side to side, probably to the annoyance of the person sitting next to me. And there is always only one, as I have a preference for aisle seats. I don’t want to be the…

Grace Jones – Bloodlight and Bami

The first time I saw/heard Grace Jones was on ABC-TV's "Countdown", when they played the video clip for "Walking In The Rain". I remember going to school the next day, and there was much hilarity and joking among my 16 year old school mates about her. In a country town, where Midnight Oil and Cold…

Destination Arnold at Sydney Film Festival

"I found it hard to pick the difference between the short version and the long version", I said to my friend Michaela, about the documentary film she has produced, "Destination Arnold". A few months ago I saw the 50 minute version that will screen later this year on ABC-TV. This weekend I saw the 77 minute…

Destination Arnold

Have just been to see a preview of Destination Arnold, a soon to be shown on ABC-TV documentary, produced by my friend, Michaela Perske. I never thought I'd be interested in the world of female bodybuilding, but it was absolutely brilliant. I cared about the women involved, and loved the honesty of the emotions and…