If, for some reason, you’d like to spend the next 33 minutes listening to me reading some poems aloud. Here is a Soundcloud playlist for your enjoyment. The poems themselves are in the track descriptions.

via 13 Poems Read Aloud — One of These Years…

My grateful thanks to Lorna Gray for inviting me to be part of the launch celebrations for Mrs P’s Book of Secrets and including me in her #30DaysofBookBlogs. Mrs P’s Book of Secrets will be published by Harper Collins’ imprint One More Chapter on 14th December 2019 and is available for pre-order here in the […]

via Mrs P’s Book of Secrets by Lorna Gray — Linda’s Book Bag

“Knives Out” marks the fourth collaboration between composer Nathan Johnson and director Rian Johnson, having previously teamed up on “Brick,” “Looper,” and “The Brothers Bloom.” But their roots go far deeper than that: they’re cousins. Nathan Johnson says he first heard about “Knives Out” over a decade ago. “He basically told me about the opening…

via ‘Knives Out’: Nathan Johnson on Finding the Music Cues for Rian Johnson’s Murder Mystery — Variety

Pierce Brosnan will play the king opposite Camila Cabello in writer-director Kay Cannon’s new telling of “Cinderella” for Sony Pictures. Billy Porter, Idina Menzel and Nicholas Galitzine are also confirmed to star in the film, which will be released in theaters Feb. 5, 2021. Cabello, a multi-platinum selling and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, will be integrally involved…

via Pierce Brosnan to Play the King in Camila Cabello’s ‘Cinderella’ — Variety

The Christmas Dinner has been cleared away. Shoes kicked off. Cigar lit. A very generous measure of hot buttered Rum poured. Now, you need a smoother than smooth sound to maintain the mood. Nothing better than Bonnie Raitt with Rhythm & Blues legend Charles Brown with a sultry duet version of, ‘Merry Christmas Baby’. Now, […]

via Christmas Alphabet : R for Bonnie Raitt, Ramsey Lewis & Rilke — The Immortal Jukebox

I have been blogging for three years, and one unexpected result from following other bloggers has been the inspiration (and the courage!) to try new forms of creative expression. Here is what I have so far: A Video First: “Cape Elizabeth: 1962” (Video Poetry) A Fiction First: “Beware the Ides of September” (Ghost Story) Finding […]

via Another Poetry First: Tanka — Elizabeth Gauffreau


One of my favourite series showing at the moment is Tim Minchin’s Upright.

I’ve just watched an interview recorded this week on Build and felt it needed to be shared.   Perhaps it will invite you to watch his new series or at the very least watch his ‘Life Lessons’ speech at the University of Western Australia.

Needless to say, I am a big fan – not just because he’s a Perthite.


#TVSeries:Upright  #TimMinchin  #LifeLessons  #BuildInterview  #WestAussieTalent

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