Clouds in my Coffee

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I visit my local cafe regularly. For the purposes of this post I shall call it Cafe Proximity. This place is ridiculously near by. How close is it? I occasionally think of walking to the slightly more distant cafe to give my pedometer something to do. But I don’t. The nearer java-slinger plays a steady […]

Film Review: Tracks

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(2013) Australia, 112 minutes DIRECTOR: John Curran, CAST: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver | RATING: 4/5 In 1977, 25 year-old Robyn Davidson trekked through 1700 miles of Australian desert with no traveling companions except four camels. Her reasons were personal and she had no interest in publicity or making money as part of her journey. She […]

Film Review: Uncharted Waters

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(2013) Australia, 85 minutes DIRECTOR: Craig Griffin | CAST: Wayne Lynch |RATING: 3/5 UNCHARTED WATERS is Madman Entertainment’s documentary feature about Australian surfing legend Wayne Lynch. Beginning his journey in Lorne, south-west Victoria, he made an impression on a board from the age of twelve, although he remembers an affinity for the ocean from even earlier. Those who saw […]

Pain is Temporary

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PAIN IS TEMPORARY, PRIDE IS FOREVER is the title of Joshua Lee’s latest documentary.  The 55 minute film documents the journey of Australian Nick Tower who travels to Thailand and Cambodia to train as a kick boxer and along the way battles with his inner demons. Perth film followers will recognize Lee from his earlier […]

Film Review: The Tree

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(2010) France/Australia, 100mins DIRECTOR: Julie Bertucelli | CAST: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morgana Davies, Marton Csokas, Aden Young | RATING: 4/5 After the sudden death of her father, 8-year-old Simone shares a secret with her mother Dawn. She’s convinced her father speaks to her through the leaves of her favourite tree and he’s come back to protect them. But the new […]

Quentin Bryce

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Don’t forget the Governor General Quentin Bryce. She’s the Queen’s rep and the ERII is still the Head of the Commonwealth Australia. I mean yeah, I’m a Republican, but Brycie’s a good egg. As GG’s go, I’d rate her a 9 out of 10. And here is the video I made in tribute to QB […]

The Christmas Box

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Zeitgeisters, If you have the good fortune to be in Perth, Western Australia, on December the 25th, then you could be enjoying temperatures of 38 degrees Celsius (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit). At some point in this emotionally fraught, tiring day of good cheer, family and over-indulgence, you are likely to sit down in front of […]

'Straya Loves Mel

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Zeitgeisters, Judging by all the magazine covers and television ratings surveys, all of Australia loves Melissa Doyle. She’s one of the hosts of the Seven Network’s Sunrise Show. This morning, she was stunned when she discovered that GREY’S ANATOMY and 27 DRESSES star, Katherine Heigl, was five days away from her wedding. And furthermore, Heigel […]