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…

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…

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…

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.…

QUT abstract exhibition

If you’re looking for something different to do in your lunch break then head down to the QUT Art Museum, Gardens Point precinct. Abstraction, toured by the National Gallery of Australia, covers the dynamic course of abstract art in Australia from its emergence, right through to contemporary practice. Early works include cubist inspired paintings by…

The Merry Widow by Opera Queensland

It sparkles, it dazzles, it’s the timeless musical gem – The Merry Widow. The show that premiered in 1905 with recycled sets and costumes, and with little rehearsal time, is now adapted by creatives all over the world – including Queensland. Franz Lehar ‘s The Merry Widow is performed by Brisbane’s local and beloved Opera…

Seasonal Flavours Winter Edition this weekend

We love early market days in the winter when the line for coffee and croissants are a little competitive, cute Insta worthy dogs are sporting puffy jackets and the boyfriend keeps you ultra warm with cuddles. Next up for us is the Milton Farmers Markets who are holding their Seasonal Flavours Winter Edition this Sunday.…

Carmen & The Firebird by our local Queensland Ballet

It’s a tradition for young families, mother and daughter, couples and friends to dress in your best diamonds, topaz and put on a beautiful frilled dress to watch Queensland Ballet’s breathtaking season. From May to June Queensland Ballet brought a stellar double bill Carmen & The Firebird. The double performance opened with a breathtaking dancer…

Avengers: Infinity War will rock your world

Avengers Infinity War brings together a dramatic climax to over ten years of Marvel hero movies, where all the characters come together to fight for the survival of the universe. This is Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, Black Panther, Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy all rolled into one universally superstar…