BOOK REVIEW: NICOLE TROPE – HUSH, LITTLE BIRD

Nicole Trope’s fourth novel sees her dealing with extremely sensitive subject matter with a deft hand. The prose is very well-written and the characterisation is fantastic, as she mainly focuses on two damaged women. One is a vengeful special needs person named Birdy while the other is a middle-aged celebrity wife named Rose. Their two…

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…