BOOK REVIEW: LIONEL SHRIVER- PROPERTY- A COLLECTION

  Lionel Shriver is a renowned storyteller and the author of We Need to Talk about Kevin.She’s also a brilliant observer and one could argue that she missed her calling as a psychologist. As a writer, she has made some bold choices by exploring and making sense of the darker facets of the human psyche. She…

BOOK REVIEW: ZOË MARRIOTT – BAREFOOT ON THE WIND

  Many of us are familiar with Disney’s version of Beauty & the Beast. The film shows the cursed Beast who captures the beautiful Belle, and it is only after Belle sees the creature’s inner “goodness” and falls in love that the spell is broken. Some people may consider that the Beast is actually rewarded…

FILM REVIEW: GABRIELLE

  The theme of two lovers kept apart from their families or individual circumstances is hardly anything new. But Gabrielle is a film that deals with another rarely discussed subject and one that is infrequently depicted in cinemas. It is the love lives of the disabled and this film shows this with dignity and for the…

REWIND ALBUM REVIEW: JEBEDIAH – KOSCIUSZKO

Jebediah are an underrated band. After all, most people think their total music output equals their debut, Slightly Odway and specifically its big singles: “Leaving Home,” “Teflon,” “Harpoon” and “Jerks Of Attention”. Sure, they’ve had plenty of novelty-style hits (let’s not forget “Animal”) but if you scratch the surface you’ll discover that there is far…