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comb the sky with satellites-it’s still a wilderness by Cathoel Jorss

Tweet   Cathoel Jorss’ beautiful book of poetry is a work of substantial quality from the very paper it’s printed on to the carefully crafted content contained within. The poems move through the personal to the political, the public to … Continue reading

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COSI Theatre Studies Performance – On Creating Art

Tweet   I have just returned from tonight’s Year 12 Theatre Studies performance of COSI and am still basking in the afterglow of a brilliant piece of theatre. From the moment the houselights dimmed and silence descended on the empty … Continue reading

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300 RISE OF AN EMPIRE (2014) 3D

Tweet   Whoa! Brace yourself for a bloodbath of epic ancient battles splattering the screen and turning the beautiful blue Aegean red with the blood of these legendary Battles of Artemisium and Salamis. Plutarch and Herodotus would be pleased with … Continue reading

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Soulmates never die

Tweet                         A brilliantly beautiful, bittersweet love story between a mermaid and a man. But not just any mermaid and not just any man. Donna Jo Napoli is a … Continue reading

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Aphrodite’s Curse

Tweet ‘Aphrodite’s Curse’, beautifully narrated by Phaedra via deathbed letter as the poison slowly drains her of life, takes us through the tales of the rise and fall of the Palace of Knossos, King Minos and Theseus along with all … Continue reading

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SEA HEARTS by Margo Lanagan

Tweet     Margo Lanagan’s retelling of the Selkie myth set in the strange, yet oddly familiar island fantasy ‘Sea Hearts’ is mesmerising. Her masterful depiction of this tragic tale of the seal women of Rollrock Island is dripping in … Continue reading

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‘Hot Nights, Cool Dragons’ by Matt Zurbo

Tweet ‘Hot Nights, Cool Dragons’ by Matt Zurbo is a young adult fantasy novel finalist for the 2004 Aurealis Award interwoven with music and poetry that shakes and soothes you to your core. It’s a story that starts with Sassy … Continue reading

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TRAGIC BEAUTY- The dark side of Venus Aphrodite and the loss and regeneration of Soul- Arlene Diane Landau

Tweet     A fascinating examination of Aphrodite- Goddess of Love and Beauty as archetypal myth  in modern women and how to avoid ending up a tragic beauty. Drawing from her own experience as a woman who identified strongly with … Continue reading

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FORSAKEN by Katherine Langrish

Tweet Just finished Katherine Langrish’s “Forsaken” which was inspired by a Danish legend and a poem “The Forsaken Merman” by Victorian poet Matthew Arnold and I feel my heart has been ripped in two. It’s quite a passionate story of … Continue reading

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SADE MELBOURNE CONCERT~December 2nd, 2011

Tweet ycvo0zwx-video link to Cherish the Day Sade returned to Melbourne to perform a sell out concert for her devoted fans after a break of ten years to totally seduce her worshippers with a mix of classics like, ‘Your Love … Continue reading

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