Styling the nursery with Australian natives

I don’t know about you but I’m a big believer of ‘nesting.’ This week I finished styling baby’s nursery in a room overlooking the rosemary and palm trees in our garden. I wanted to bring the outside in by using beautiful Australian natives. At the moment I’m loving the gumtrees around my area so fallen…

Cirque du Soleil welcomes 2020 with Kurios

Cirque du Soleil’s latest spellbinding show Kurios transports the audience to a fantasy world in the late nineteenth century, where anything and everything is possible. The shows opens to the fanfare of a magical train, like those of a bygone era, transporting all the circus performers to the next town on their itinerary, where they will set up the big tent and perform…

Modern living with an expanding family

You’ve all seen me post about it – it’s time to revamp the nest to suit an expanding family. The first area to get a spruce up is the living room! For us, it’s the heart of the house. It’s where we will watch the kids play, sit around with cups of tea (am I…

Standing ovation for Orpheus and Eurydice

Ecstatic audiences rose to a standing ovation at opening of Gluck’s Orpheous and Eurydice at the Playhouse.   As Opera Queenslands final bill for this years season this extraordinary production is the result of an artistic collaboration with Brisbane based and internationally renown Circa.   A fusion of highly talented and fearless performers in dance,…

Ready or Not, here they come!

The Le Domas family are onto Grace, hunting her down, room by room in the family mansion.   The creepy “hide and seek” song has finished playing and the count has ticked over to 100! Time for a game, a deadly game! After the wealthy, Le Domas family hosted Grace’s wedding (played by Australian and…

Romeo & Juliet

Queensland Ballet performed a dramatic love story, Romeo & Juliet. Originally commissioned by the Royal Ballet, Mac Millan’s groundbreaking choreography of Shakespears Romeo and Juliet first dazed audiences in 1965 when Margot Fonteyn and Rodolf Nureyev took 43 curtain calls on opening night. Artistic director Li Cunxin brought this production to life in 2014 and…

Get ready for picnic weather – our top 5 spots

It’s picnic weather Brisbane! We adore the moment when the weather turns from hot and sticky to slightly overcast and a little rain comes through to cool everything down and the gardens become alive again – hello lush green grass and sweet smelling roses. But where to from here? We’ve listed a few of our…

Long weekend luxe at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

As another sun filled (okay maybe a hint of showers on Saturday but full sun after then woohoo) long weekend approaches, Brisbanites prepare to flock to the infamous long white sandy beaches at the Gold Coast. Main Beach, sitting pretty in an upmarket end of the Gold Coast, becomes a temporary home for swimmers, a…

Long Shot

The always hilarious Seth Rogan is back in new release film Long Shot, with beautiful co-star Charlize Theron. Directed by Jonathan Levine, the romantic comedy brings together a freelance journalist (Fred) and a politician (Charlotte) who used to be baby and babysitter. With absolutely nothing in common, Fred charms his childhood crush with his hilarious…

Jurassic Park roars into concert at QPAC

Jurassic Park in concert is a journey of the senses that makes the audience intrigued and excited for the start of the Jurassic Park story. It makes the audience want to close their eyes and open their ears to the quintessential soundtrack of Jurassic Park that evokes amazement at the miraculous dinosaurs before evoking feelings…

The Chaperone

Set in the dazzling Jazz Age of 1922, The Chaperone is an exquisite film on the early life of silent movie screen star Louise Brooks (Haley Lu Richardson). After being selected into the prestigious modern dance school Denishawn, 15 year old Louise heads from Wichita, Kansas to New York City in the company of her…

Hotel Mumbai

Based on a true story about the 2008 the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, Hotel Mumbai will have you gripping the edge of your set the entire movie. Set in a luxury hotel in Mumbai, a group of young terrorists make their way around the local and tourist spots to attack everyone on sight.…